Oakland Holiday Campaign

Main Street Launch is proud to partner with the City of Oakland, Oakland Grown, the Oakland Chamber, and Visit Oakland to celebrate small businesses and shopping locally this holiday season.  The deadline for small businesses to sign up for free marketing by Oakland Grown is October 31, 2018.   Oakland Grown’s holiday campaign kicks off…

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Main Street Launch Fall Newsletter

As the end of the year gets closer, we are reflecting about the innovation that our clients, staff, and partners bring to their work. From business owners like Mandy Harper, owner of Wholesome Bakery, who wanted delicious food for people with restrictive food allergies and created a business to support her community, to our partners…

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Meet Our Clients: Vita

Vita is a boutique fitness studio specializing in yoga, pilates, and barre.  They offer classes that range from gentle to power to intense cardio. Vita is a great place to pursue your fitness goals and build community.   Katy Winter opened Vita in 2017 after changing careers.  “I was working in finance, but I knew…

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Resource for your business: Coworking

Coworking can be a viable alternative to dedicated brick and mortar space for some entrepreneurs.  In the Bay Area and beyond, coworking as a model continues to grow, becoming more customized and accessible more more small business owners.  Especially for new businesses, online businesses, consultants, and other service businesses, office space might be a large…

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Meet Our Clients: Wholesome Bakery

Wholesome Bakery is an organic, sustainable bakery offering delicious options to serve nearly every dietary restriction: gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, trans fat-free, low glycemic, and more!  Their ingredients are thoughtfully sourced and locally produced. You can purchase Wholesome Bakery products at their bakery, as well as in many grocery stores! In addition to baked goods,…

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