Meet Our Clients: Acumen Building Enterprise

Walter E. Allen, a Navy veteran, started Acumen Building Enterprise in 1994 to help pay for graduate school.  That small one-person consulting firm became a corporation in 2002.  Acumen now has 40 employees and works with major transit agencies across the country to provide transit and transportation infrastructure development coupled with strategic technology solutions designed…

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Checklist to Get Your Business on Track

This article originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. It’s already late August — are you on track to reach the 2016 goals you set for your business at the beginning of the year? If you are among the uncertain, don’t despair. It’s not too late to take corrective action, but first you…

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Small Business Resource: Gusto

For many small businesses, payroll, human resources, and benefits are murky waters.  It’s tough to stay up-to-date on all the regulations and to make sure that you’re offering competitive salaries and more to the folks that make your business run successfully (your employees).  There are a variety of different resources out there to help you,…

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Happy LGBT History Month!

According to the official website, the LGBT History Month was established in 1994:   In 1994, Rodney Wilson, a Missouri high school teacher, believed a month should be dedicated to the celebration and teaching of gay and lesbian history, and gathered other teachers and community leaders. They selected October because public schools are in session…

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Veteran Launch September Newsletter

Main Street Launch Small Business Finance believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our borrowers to the funding, education, and relationships they need to thrive. This year continues to be full of exciting new partnerships and staff contributions…

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