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,…

Top Three Things Businesses Can Do When Construction is Near Their Location

Karla de Leon is Main Street Launch’s Lead Business Advisor.  This is part of Main Street’s business advising team’s ongoing series of best practices and tips for small business owners.  Never miss a tip by signing up for our newsletter.   Oakland is booming. This means construction is everywhere. While it might not be pleasant to have…

Get to Know Darius Mahajer – Senior Vice President & San Francisco Market Manager

Katie Taylor, OBDC’s Manager – Marketing & Special Projects interviews Darius Mahajer, Senior Vice President – San Francisco Market Manager. Darius reflect’s OBDC’s value of opportunity, as he works hard with our clients to connect them with the funding and resources they need to start and grow successful small businesses in San Francisco.