Hiring Employees

This post was written by Katie Taylor, Vice President – Marketing & Executive Projects at Main Street Launch.   As your business grows, it becomes impossible to do it all yourself.  Hiring can be daunting, but having a simple plan and process can make it easier.  In this post we share a few of our…

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2018 Veteran Entrepreneurship Freedom Summit

Our partnerships are an important part of how we help entrepreneurs get access to the right resources at the right time.  We were proud to support and sponsor the 2018 Veteran Entrepreneurship Freedom Summit at Sierra College this year. Click here to learn more about the event.   Stephanie Brown, founder of the Rosie Network,…

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Meet our clients: Kenny’s Heart & Soul

In April 2014, Kenny Stuckey, an Army veteran, decided that he wanted to launch a food truck in order to be independent and to create something of his own. He and his partner Bill Voget began to research how to start a business, specifically a food truck, while selling chicken on street corners in Oakland…

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Profit and Loss: Why Some Industries Fare Better Than Others

This article was written by Steve Nicastro and originally appeared on NerdWallet on October 24, 2017.  It is reshared here with permission. Picture this: You open up a bistro and enjoy some early success. Everyone wants to try the new hotspot. A few months later, two similar restaurants open nearby, and they take a deep…

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Meet our clients: Inside-Out Bar

Seth Sundberg, owner of Inside-Out Bar, has always been entrepreneurial.  He played professional basketball, worked in real estate, and had several other professional roles that allowed him to pursue his entrepreneurial spirit.  Seth started Inside-Out Bar in May 2015 after serving five years in prison. While serving his time, Seth created a new food product…

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