Brooke Solomon, Main Street’s Data & Online Content Manager, interviews Jen Leybovich, Main Street’s Senior Vice President – Strategy & Development. Prior to joining the organization, Jen completed her M.B.A. at Yale School of Management, where she focused on economic development & social enterprise and was a fellow at Nonprofit Finance Fund in the Lending Division. …
Barebottle Brewing Co., owned by Lester Koga, Mike Seitz, and Benjamin Sterling, is a craft brewery and taproom in San Francisco. Lester and Mike started brewing together in 2008 while working corporate jobs. However, they decided to quit their jobs and pursue their passion of brewing beer.
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The entrepreneurial spirit that some veterans exhibit and the knowledge and skills that they have gathered during their military service brings a different perspective to owning a business.
This article originally appeared on Nerdwallet on August 2017, 2017 and was written by Steve Nicastro. It is shared here with permission. Holiday weekends are a prime opportunity for small businesses, especially those in the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries, to boost sales. Labor Day weekend, in particular, spurred more air travel in…
California nonprofit receives $1.2 million from JPMorgan Chase to invest in veteran entrepreneurs
Veteran entrepreneurs will gain new partnerships to support their business growth
Roses’ Taproom partners with other local businesses. “We are not just distributing our beer to other restaurants, we also serve food from the business in our neighborhood!”
Calvin Andrews, owner of Lena’s Soul Food Cafe, opened the restaurant because he wanted to share the cooking that he grew up on. The cafe is named after his mother who taught him and his three siblings how to cook.
Holiday season is just around the corner, which means that the holiday shopper wave is coming for you and your business. Make sure to stay ahead of the massive influx that you and your store are bound to see this season. Also, make sure that you take advantage of the opportunity to increase revenues and profits.