Connecting Veterans and Employers

Veteran Launch is an affiliate of Main Street Launch.  Veteran Launch’s mission to to increase the number of successful new veteran businesses and reduce the number of veteran business failures relating to financing.  Veteran Launch is now also working to help connect veterans with employers.  Learn more at www.veteranlaunch.org.   Veteran Launch’s Yulee Newsome is…

Get to Know Maopepe Gaoteote

Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Assistant Vice President – Communications, interviews Maopepe “Mao” Gaoteote. Mao has over ten years of lending experience in wholesale and Small Business Administration (SBA) loans. Click here for Mao’s bio.    In what ways do you think Main Street Launch brings value to our communities? Aside from our ability to deploy capital,…

Opportunity Finance Network and Brown Sugar Kitchen

We’re thrilled to share Opportunity Finance Network (OFN)’s post about Main Street Launch’s support of Brown Sugar Kitchen, a long-time client.   Brown Sugar Kitchen is a staple of West Oakland and a destination eatery (some Golden State Warriors players recently took a picture during their meal there).  Main Street Launch has been a proud…