Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Assistant Vice President – Communications, interviews Robert Lattimore, Senior Vice President. Robert has over 35 years of experience in the public, private, and economic development sectors. His…
After going through a comprehensive and thoughtful rebranding process, OBDC Small Business Finance changed our name to Main Street Launch. Main Street Launch will continue innovating at the intersection of…
Getting the word out about your business can be tough, and entrepreneurs tend to get wrapped up in the daily work of running the business. Here are a few low-cost strategies that you can try to help drive more customers to your business.
As Women’s History Month begins, we are reflecting on the economic impact of women entrepreneurs.
Our SFEDA partner ICA Fund Good Jobs is accepting applications for Growth Strategies to help take your biz to the next level. This 2 month workshop in June and July works with businesses to answer questions like:
We’re excited to announce the 2016 Work Local Awards, a celebration of the best local employers in the Bay Area.
The East Bay Express and the Sustainable Business Alliance have collaborated again to produce the second annual Good Local Money for Your Good Local Business, a guide to finding the right capital to support your business to launch and grow.
Many small businesses need additional working capital to manage the short term cash obligations of their business. But what IS working capital?
OBDC operates at the nexus of small business development and community economic development, but what does that really mean?
According to History, since 1979, every President has designated February as Black History Month. We’re excited for another reason to celebrate black entrepreneurs in our community all month (and all year!).