Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

This article was written by JACKIE ZIMMERMANN and originally appeared on Nerdwallet on October 10, 2017.  It is shared here with permission.   The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large corporations make headlines, small…

Resource for your Business: SFEDA

Main Street Launch’s Intern – Impact Evaluation & Marketing Linda Ho offers information about SFEDA.   SFEDA, or San Francisco Economic Development Alliance, is a collaboration of non-profit organizations that provide business training, funding and ongoing support to Bay Area small & micro businesses owners.  Their mission is to provide small business entrepreneurs with equitable…

Remembering Mayor Lee

Our thoughts are with Mayor Lee’s family and those who worked closely with him.  Mayor Lee was dedicated to serving San Francisco, and we’re grateful for his partnership and focus on small business development across the City.   Main Street Launch’s partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development has allowed us to…

Make 2018 Less Stressful

Karla De Leon, Main Street Launch’s Assistant Vice President – Business & Economic Development, offers the following tip for small businesses. We’re reaching the end-of-the-year frenzy.  Everyone is trying to close out the year on a strong note while maintaining a semblance of work/life balance.   If we’re being honest, it can be a stressful time. …