Connect with us at San Francisco Small Business Week

San Francisco Small Business Week is here! From May 6-11 this year, SFSBW is dedicated to celebrating local entrepreneurs and enabling them to thrive. Bringing together diverse community members, it offers a wide variety of events to provide small business owners the opportunity to make new connections, gain fresh insight, and find inspiration. Below is…

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Meet Our Clients: Degrees Plato

Two years ago, the husband-and-wife team, Richard and Mercedes, first thought about opening a family-friendly bar & restaurant. They fell in love with Oakland’s Laurel District, where Degrees Plato now operates, and they feel fortunate for their great neighbors and a supportive community. Now, Degrees Plato has 18 employees, and Richard and Mercedes see their…

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What does going green mean for small businesses?

Are you considering a green certification for your business, but not sure where to start? There are many ways small businesses in different industries can incorporate green practices into their operations. We caught up with three small business owners in Oakland to get their perspective on getting green certified in California. The Punchdown “The green…

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Meet Our Clients: Subpar Miniature Golf

Subpar Miniature Golf is an indoor miniature golf course and arcade founded by Michael Taft and David Abernathy. They opened their original location in Alameda in August 2012.  Since then, they closed that location and opened a new one at Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco in June 2018. At Subpar, mini golf is the focus…

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