Five Important Things to Know About Community Lenders

NerdWallet (@smallbiznerds on Twitter), recently posted an article describing important differences between community lenders like OBDC and traditional lenders, like commercial banks. This great post features OBDC’s Scott Lewis, and makes important distinctions that small businesses seeking capital should be aware of. Click here to read the full article.

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OBDC’s New Organizational Report

On June 11, 2015 OBDC released our new organizational report, sharing our impacts in Oakland, San Francisco, and with veteran-owned businesses. To request a physical copy, please email updates@mainstreetlaunch.org.

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Successful Office Warming at OBDC

We were proud to host 100 staff, clients, partners, and friends of OBDC, featuring food from a few of our clients. During a brief program, we highlighted our new partnerships and programs, celebrating the work we’ve done for the past 36 years and the work coming up this year.

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The Pop-Up Dinner Series You’ve Been Waiting For

Pampalasa, a new San Francisco restaurant and OBDC client, celebrates Filipino heritage and cultural pride by supporting and ensuring sustainably sound business practices and products for a responsible, cultural dining experience. The newest element of this dining experience is their upcoming pop-up dinner series, featuring several guest chefs.

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