Investing in African American Entrepreneurs

In 2016, in partnership with Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital program, Main Street Launch developed additional programs and services specifically designed to support African American small business owners in Oakland and San Francisco.     San Francisco Small Business Week Main Street Launch is proud to have partnered with the San Francisco African American Chamber…

Entrepreneurs in Residence

In 2016, in partnership with Wells Fargo’s Diverse Community Capital fund, Main Street Launch developed some additional programs and services specifically designed to support African American small business owners in Oakland and San Francisco.  This program is lead by Robert Lattimore, Senior Vice President.  One element is our Entrepreneur in Residence Program.   Our Entrepreneurs…

Our Clients in the News: Alt. Brides

We’re thrilled to share this great piece about our Oakland clients Marisa Montalvo & Kristin Whitlock, owners of Alt. Brides, a bridal boutique on wheels, allowing brides-to-be to shop for their wedding dress easily.     Here’s an except:   “Then they needed the wheels. After scouring Craigslist for months, they finally found a truck…