Small Business Credit Survey

Main Street Launch is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-startup and existing businesses, and we’d like to ask you to participate. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to pick up on potential finance issues affecting small business…

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Black Bark BBQ: Best BBQ in California

We love seeing great media coverage of our clients, and we’re thrilled to share the most recent from Thrillist.  They produced a list of the best BBQ in every state, and our client Black Bark BBQ won for California.     Black Bark BBQ is an SF-based, African American-owned small business in the Fillmore District…

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Bayview: Luxurious Nail Boutique

We’re thrilled to support innovative, community-focused small businesses in San Francisco.  One new business that is scheduled to open soon is Luxurious Nail Boutique.  Owned by Richard Washington, Luxurious Nail Boutique will will offer full mani/pedi service, along with waxing, threading and custom nail design from a group of technicians reflecting San Francisco’s cultural and…

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Meet Our Clients: Acumen Building Enterprise

Walter E. Allen, a Navy veteran, started Acumen Building Enterprise in 1994 to help pay for graduate school.  That small one-person consulting firm became a corporation in 2002.  Acumen now has 40 employees and works with major transit agencies across the country to provide transit and transportation infrastructure development coupled with strategic technology solutions designed…

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Checklist to Get Your Business on Track

This article originally appeared on NerdWallet and is shared with with permission. It’s already late August — are you on track to reach the 2016 goals you set for your business at the beginning of the year? If you are among the uncertain, don’t despair. It’s not too late to take corrective action, but first you…

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