What are CDFIs?

Main Street Launch’s Intern – Impact Evaluation & Marketing Linda Ho offers information about CDFIs.   WHAT IS CDFI? Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) provide access to financial services for local residents and businesses, sharing a common goal of expanding economic opportunity in low income communities.   CDFIs can be banks, credit unions, loan funds,…

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. …

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we close our offices for two days to celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones, we wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving.  At Main Street Launch, we’re filled with gratitude this year:   We’re grateful for our clients: the businesses we serve inspire us every day.  It is our privilege to work with talented entrepreneurs who…

Meet our clients: Alicia K Designs

Alicia K Designs is a boutique full-service event design and production company that turns weddings, corporate events, and social gatherings into extraordinary events. Founded by Alicia herself, she works with clients to cater to their needs, whether they need hands on help planning the entire event or if they are looking for help on a…