Remembering Mayor Lee

Our thoughts are with Mayor Lee’s family and those who worked closely with him.  Mayor Lee was dedicated to serving San Francisco, and we’re grateful for his partnership and focus on small business development across the City.   Main Street Launch’s partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development has allowed us to…

Main Street News: Organizational Report, Credit Tips, Client Stories, and more!

In this newsletter: Letter from Our CEO Main Street Launch’s 2016-17 Organizational Report Credit Tip Main Street Launch Funding Announcements Advising Corner: Make 2018 Less Stressful Meet Our Clients: Black Bark BBQ Small Business Owners: Make Your Voices Heard! Get To Know Our Staff: Jen Leybovich Free Business Advising for Eligible Small Businesses Upcoming Events…

Shop Local This Holiday Season

This post was originally posted on our blog on November 23, 2016.  We hope you’ll join us in #shoppingsmall this holiday season, too!   This holiday season, we’re thrilled to be celebrating with our loved ones, and we hope you are too.  While you think about your holiday shopping, consider #shoppingsmall to support your neighbors…

Make 2018 Less Stressful

Karla De Leon, Main Street Launch’s Assistant Vice President – Business & Economic Development, offers the following tip for small businesses. We’re reaching the end-of-the-year frenzy.  Everyone is trying to close out the year on a strong note while maintaining a semblance of work/life balance.   If we’re being honest, it can be a stressful time. …

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we close our offices for two days to celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones, we wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving.  At Main Street Launch, we’re filled with gratitude this year:   We’re grateful for our clients: the businesses we serve inspire us every day.  It is our privilege to work with talented entrepreneurs who…