Meet our clients: The Philoglots

The Philoglots is a new business  that opened in October 2016. Josee and her husband Gregory connected with Veteran Launch during the startup phase of their business. Her husband and partner at the Philoglots served in the Gulf War when he was 18 years old.   “My experience with Veteran Launch was awesome. I had…

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How to Capitalize on Small Business Saturday

This post was written by Steve Nicastro and originally appeared on NerdWallet on November 13, 2017.  It is shared here with permission. Small Business Saturday has become a boon for local shops: Last year, 112 million consumers spent $15.4 million at such businesses, according to American Express, the company behind the shopping holiday founded in…

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Resource for your business: Oakland Grown

Oakland Grown is a nonprofit membership organization that services Oakland’s independent businesses, artists, and makers.  They promote buying, investing, and giving locally to build a sustain a more just and vibrant Oakland economy.   Oakland Grown’s members receive significant benefits (click here for their membership kit): Promote Oakland Grown members Provide workshops and events to…

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Meet our clients: iCAFE San Francisco

With her parents’ values instilled in her as a very young child, Diana Wong has grown to model a similar successful business style when creating iCAFE San Francisco, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown. She wanted to create a “warm, caring, sense of coming home,” continuing to cater to loyal patrons, in addition…

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Happy API Heritage Month!

This post was originally written on May 3, 2017. May is the month where we celebrate the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched the U.S. and who are critically important to the our country’s future success.   Asian American and Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islanders have a large business ownership footprint in…

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