JPMorgan Chase expands their Small Business Forward program

Earlier this fall, JPMorgan Chase announced an expansion of their Small Business Forward program, more than doubling their commitment to $75 million, focused on supporting women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses with access to capital, technical support and guidance.  This includes a $1.9 million grant to the Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) to support its…

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Veteran Launch December Newsletter

Main Street Launch Small Business Finance believes that our unique partnerships and staff expertise are critical components to connecting our borrowers to the funding, education, and relationships they need to thrive. This year continues to be full of exciting new partnerships and staff contributions…

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Get to Know Karla De Leon

Katie Taylor, Main Street’s Assistant Vice President – Communications, interviews Karla De Leon. Karla’s background has been a mix of business and public policy, and her focus has been small business finance. Click here for Karla’s bio. In what ways do you think Main Street Launch brings value to our communities? First and foremost, Main Street…

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Fight your fears with a resolution!

  Paula Groves is Main Street Launch’s Senior Vice President – Business Consulting.  She offers tips and advice to entrepreneurs to help them start and grow their small businesses.  This tip is about how to use your New Year’s Resolution to support your business.   I love New Year’s Resolutions. The New Year allow us…

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Shop Small: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

As you shop for holiday gifts, consider choosing to #shoplocal for some of your gifts.  Buying local has a big impact on our neighborhoods and communities: More tax revenue, for community services like education, road repair, and more, stays in our communities when you shop local Local nonprofits receive 250% more support from local businesses…

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