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Toasted Frog

Grand Forks SCORE provided excellent assistance in improving the business plan.  They also helped so Jonathan and Shawn were able to be effective when addressing their bankers. Read more

Jonathan Holth and Shawn Clapp
Co-owners, Toasted Frog
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Paola's Pastries

SCORE provided assistance for Paola's Pastries in a variety of ways, particularly in helping to find a location for the business.  We will continue to provide mentoring as the... Read more

Maria Chaparro
Owner, Paola's Pastries
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Unique Auto Body

SCORE provided help in the area of finance that provided quite useful when the business started.  John Kramer continued to visit the business over the years to see in additional... Read more

Steve Tiseth
Owner/Founder, Unique Auto Body
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Shirley Temple Doll Clothes

Lolly was assisted by SCORE through her business plan and efforts with her book work as well. Read more

Laurel (Lolly) Moran
Owner / Founder, Shirley Temple Doll Clothes
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From Mediocre to Booming

Through Ben, I have learned to do data analysis much more efficiently. I know where my finances are at any given moment and have learned how to do very accurate projections of the... Read more

Maria Conneway
Owner/groomer, TenderCare Pet Salon and Day Spa
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership

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