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Black Entrepreneurs Turn Passion Into Profits

October 29, 2018, AARP

Entrepreneur Jenene Biggins recommends SCORE, which is a nonprofit association that helps small-business owners by providing mentoring and other resources. Read more

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Chesterfield woman creates Shoe Crazy Wine to sell her own brand of blended wines

November 5, 2017, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Hurt’s SCORE mentors, David Grogan and Doug Carleton, have helped her with managing cash flow, and with marketing. Read more

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Ensuring HBCU Success with Baby Boomer Energy, Expertise & Passion

May 24, 2016, The Huffington Post

Drawing upon the success of SCORE, which now has 11,000 volunteers and more than 320 chapters that match up entrepreneurs with volunteer mentors, I propose establishing an Historic Read more

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New Infographic: Women-owned and Minority-owned Businesses on the Rise in the U.S.

May 27, 2015
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE, – - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the growth and economic impact of wom Read more
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Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia

December 30, 2014
Entrepreneur: After graduating from Virginia Tech, Leslie Crews started brewing kombucha—the probiotic tea drink believed by many to have health benefits related to digestion and m Read more
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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Help Fuel Record Growth Streak

February 6, 2015
If the U.S. jobs data released on the first Friday of every month is starting to sound like a broken record, it's because records continue to be broken. Read more
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SCORE helps entrepreneurs start and grow businesses

February 20, 2015
YaYa LeGrand had been running her wholesale, private-label wine distributor for several years when she realized she could use some professional insight to take it to the next level Read more
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Barbershop Earns National Biz Award

July 9, 2014
One late afternoon recently, a few men settled into their chairs at Mojo Barbershop, chatting as their barbers clipped away at their hair and Justin Timberlake blared over the spea Read more
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Program Grows Business in the Latino Community

March 18, 2014
Blanca Muñoz was ready to convert the room into a mint-green paradise for 500 partygoers, but she confronted several obstacles: washing machines, assorted appliances, power tools. Read more
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Miguel Alban Shares Knowledge of Law, Banking and Business to Help Hispanics

March 14, 2014
For Hispanics living in Chester County, obtaining basic services can sometimes be a challenge. Read more
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Cupcake Maker Opens Two Shops with Help of Mentor - Hanah Cho

October 10, 2013
It can be challenging enough to open one retail shop, let alone two within six months. Read more