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Sweet Petit Desserts

Entrepreneur Taren Kinebrew has found her ‘sweet spot’ with small, exquisitely decorated and delicious desserts. Read more

Taren Kinebrew
Sweet Petit Desserts
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Dogtown Cincinnati

How did you start your business? I started Dogtown Cincinnati with an idea and hard work. Read more

Megan Gourlie
Dogtown Cincinnati
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C'est Cheeze Food Truck

“SCORE has been such an amazing resource,” said Frank. “It’s silly for a small business not to take advantage of the services it offers. Read more

Emily Frank
Owner, C'est Cheeze Food Truck
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Pianimals

SCORE assisted this growing niche business, which meets an unfilled customer need get organized by helping Deborah develop and manage financials, work on her sales presentation and Read more

Deborah Thompson
Pianimals
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Spun Bicycles

When SCORE counselor Ed Rothenberg died in May of 2012, he left his daughter Judi a bequest. She and husband Dominic used it to open Spun Bicycles of Northside. Read more

Dominic LoPrestis
Spun Bicycles
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Liberty Tax Franchise, Cincinnati OH

Gina's mentor Dennis Murphy helped her with identifying key problems in her industry as well as key competitors. Read more

Gina Pinto Williams
Liberty Tax Franchise, Cincinnati OH
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WOW Window Boxes

WOW Window Boxes of Cincinnati is growing revenue faster than expected. The five-year-old company is SCORE’s July Client of the Month. Revenue was $400,000 last year and is on trac Read more

WOW Window Boxes
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Queen City Transitions

Understanding a balance sheet is paying off for Queen City Transitions of Covington.  In the three years the move management company for senior citizens has been working with SCORE Read more

Betsy Goldfarb
Queen City Transitions
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NVision Northside

SCORE counselor, Mike Martin, who is also SCORE-Greater Cincinnati’s chapter chairman, helped Buddendeck flesh out her business plan. Read more

Emily Buddendeck
NVision
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My Artisano Foods LLC

Eduardo Rodriguez is starting My Artisano Foods LLC as a small retail shop in Sharonville. Read more

Eduardo Rodriguez
My Artisano Foods LLC
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Possels Perfume

Fabienne Christenson's Possets Perfume finally did what she had always secretly wanted to do: make and sell perfume. Read more

Fabienne Christenson's
Possels Perfume

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