Love your cash

  Paula Groves is Main Street Launch’s Senior Vice President – Business Consulting.  She offers tips and advice to entrepreneurs to help them start and grow their small businesses.  This tip is about how to build a healthy relationship with your business’ cash.   Just last month we celebrated Valentine’s Day.  During this time of…

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Get to Know Mike McGrane

Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Assistant Vice President – Communications, interviews Mike McGrane.  Mike has extensive experience understanding comprehensive business goals and solutions needed to assist in business lending and over 26 years of experience in the banking and credit industry.  Click here for Mike’s bio. In what ways do you think Main Street Launch brings…

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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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‘Like Vultures’: Business Owner Explains How He Escaped MCAs

This article  is written by Benjamin Pimentel and originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission.   Len Rogers’ business, the Electric Bicycle Super Store, was growing fast — so fast that he decided to move into a much bigger space. It seemed like a necessary step in expanding his operations, but he didn’t realize that…

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Happy President’s Day: Tips for Taking Breaks

Our offices are closed on Monday in recognition of President’s Day.  Still known as “Washington’s Birthday”, this year it falls on George Washington’s actual day of birth (February 22).  On this day off, we want to share the virtues of taking time off for entrepreneurs.   Taking breaks is critically important to sustaining our mental…

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