Exiting Your Family Business

Main Street Launch’s Senior Vice President Robert Lattimore offers tips for entrepreneurs who are considering how to plan for their exit from their small business.   Family businesses make up about 89% of business tax returns from 24 million family businesses in the United States.  These family businesses employ 62% of the workforce (or 82…

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Meet our client: Reem’s

Reem’s is an Arab street corner bakery.  They bring the warmth of Arab hospitality through fresh baked bread.  Their specialty is man’oushe, a topped flatbread that you can share with friends or fold up and eat on the go, akin to a slice of pizza or burrito.   Reem’s isn’t just a business.  At the…

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Get to know Debra Peace

Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Vice President – Marketing & Executive Projects, interviews Debra Peace, Main Street’s Office Manager.  Prior to joining the organization, Debra has served nonprofits for over ten years in a variety of roles.  Click here to learn more about Debra’s background.   How did you come across Main Street Launch? I was looking…

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Impacts of CDFIs

This post is part of our series about Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).  Check out our other posts What are CDFIs? and Finding your local CDFI. Community Development Financial Institutions do work that support a variety of important impacts in our communities.  Some CDFIs focus on investing in affordable housing, others on investing in community…

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Side Hustles You Can Start With No Money

This article was written by Jackie Zimmermann and originally appeared on Nerdwallet on January 8, 2018.  It is shared here with permission. Make it count: NerdWallet is here to help you achieve your goals for the new year. Whether it’s saving for an epic vacation, ditching debt, or launching that side hustle, we’ve got the…

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