Empowering SF’s Entrepreneurs

Working with the Mayor’s Office of Economic & Workforce Development (OEWD), Main Street Launch provides capital to businesses through the Emerging Business Loan Fund (EBLF) and other lending programs. In the last 5 years, we have funded over 350 San Francisco companies, and those businesses have created and sustained more than 1,500 jobs in the city.

Our Services


Small business loans from $10,000 to $350,000 with:

  • Flexible & affordable terms
  • No application fees
  • No prepayment penalties
  • No minimum credit score requirement

Use a loan to:

  • Buy furniture, fixtures, and equipment
  • Purchase inventory and supplies
  • Hire employees and cover payroll costs
  • Pay rent, utilities, and other operating expenses
  • Start or acquire a business


Main Street Launch is proud to manage the City of San Francisco’s Emerging Business Loan Fund.

Education & Relationships

We connect our clients to a network of people and resources, including financial and business support services.


For more information about our services in San Francisco, please contact our office at 415.930.7870 or contact us through our Loan Inquiry Form.

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Resources For Your New or Existing Business

Main Street Launch is a proud member of the SFEDA: San Francisco Economic Development Alliance. Click here to learn more about the services available for your small business.

Free Business Advising

PCV connects small business owners to free expert advisers and mentors for tailored, hands-on assistance on any topic or challenge. They’ll work to help you grow your business and create new quality jobs in our community. Click here to sign up at no cost to you.


Townsquared is a closed social network that connects neighborhood small businesses to each other. This platform fosters collaboration among businesses and offers a place to share resources and information. Click here to join at no cost to you.


Localwise connects local people to jobs at local businesses. As small businesses are ready to make their first hire or grow their team, Localwise offers a local job community focused on building talent in small businesses. Click here to post a job.

Additional Resources

Call Us Today to Learn More About How We Can Help Your Business Grow: 415.930.7870