Main Street Launch believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our clients to the capital, education, and relationships they need to thrive. We’re continuing to see significant impacts on our clients’ businesses thanks to our strong partnerships and staff expertise:
- Civil Labs, a new business participating in our Entrepreneur in Residence program, is incubating a new youth-focused company, True Pops.
- Our work focused on serving African American entrepreneurs continues to grow and deepen in both Oakland and San Francisco.
- We’ve added additional profiles of some of the businesses we serve to our website. Click here to learn more about our clients.
- Our Advising Corner looks at how to use business strategy to help you achieve your goals.
Thank you for your partnership and support, and we look forward to continuing to build inclusive prosperity in our communities together.
What is Strategy, Anyway?
- How do I get more customers? Make a new flyer or brochure.
- What resources do I have to put in place? Find a new graphic designer.
- Can my space handle more customers? Buy new tables and chairs.
- Do my customers like coming here? Fix the light in the entry way.
Investing in African American Entrepreneurs
Meet Our Clients: Civil Labs
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BusinessAdvising.org connects free expert advisors and mentors to entrepreneurs for tailored, hands-on assistance to grow businesses and create new quality jobs in their communities. Click here to sign up at no cost to you.
Townsqd is a closed social network that connects neighborhood small businesses to each other. This platform fosters collaboration among businesses and offers a place to share resources and information. Click here to join at no cost to you.
Localwise connects local people to jobs at local businesses. As small businesses are ready to make their first hire or grow their team, Localwise offers a local job community focused on building talent in small businesses. Click here to post a job.
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Main Street Launch
2101 Webster Street, Suite 1200, Oakland CA 94612