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Meet our Client: HauteButch

Karen Roberts opened HauteButch in April 2012 after she had been having a hard time finding clothes that she actually wanted to wear. She is filling a huge need that has yet to be satisfied by providing gender neutral and masculine clothes that are made to fit women.

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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. …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

As we close our offices for two days to celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones, we wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving.  At Main Street Launch, we’re filled with gratitude this year:   We’re grateful for our clients: the businesses we serve inspire us every day.  It is our privilege to work with talented entrepreneurs who…

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Get to know our staff: Jen Leybovich

Brooke Solomon, Main Street’s Data & Online Content Manager, interviews Jen Leybovich, Main Street’s Senior Vice President – Strategy & Development.  Prior to joining the organization, Jen completed her M.B.A. at Yale School of Management, where she focused on economic development & social enterprise and was a fellow at Nonprofit Finance Fund in the Lending Division. …

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Meet our Client: Barebottle Brewing Co.

Barebottle Brewing Co., owned by Lester Koga, Mike Seitz, and Benjamin Sterling, is a craft brewery and taproom in San Francisco. Lester and Mike started brewing together in 2008 while working corporate jobs. However, they decided to quit their jobs and pursue their passion of brewing beer.

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