Oakland Small Business Week

The City of Oakland will mark National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5) with an an exciting week of community events and over 80 educational workshops for Oakland small businesses. The 2018 Small Business Week theme is “Helping Oakland’s Diverse Business Community Thrive.” Entrepreneurs and business owners may choose from sessions at Oakland City Hall…

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. …