Meet Our Clients: Jenny Lemons

Owned by Jennie Lennick, Jenny Lemons is a retail store, working studio, and workshop space in San Francisco’s Mission District.  Jenny Lemons sells their own clothing line made of hand printed and cut fabrics, as well as the work of other local artists and makers.  In addition to retail, Jenny Lemons hosts events that celebrate…

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Small Business Owners: Make your voice heard!

The Federal Reserve Banks are conducting a national survey of existing and pre-start small business owners/managers. This survey is a platform through which small businesses can be heard. It is designed to track small business financing conditions and bring them to the attention of service providers, lenders, and policy makers. Individual responses are confidential. Summary…

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Meet our clients: Secession Art & Design

Secession Art & Design opened their Mission Bernal location in August 2007 and has since grown to represent over 70 independent artists and designers.  Their retail location is a gallery, boutique, and workspace, creating a non-traditional storefront that allows customers to see art being made in-house by Heather Robinson and to experience shows curated by…

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This Holiday Season #shoplocal and #shopsmall

The majority of people who live and work in Oakland and San Francisco work for small companies and organizations.  It’s important as we get closer to a big shopping season to make active choices about where you put your dollars.   Small businesses are the backbone of our local economies, but they also invest heavily…

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Meet our clients: The Philoglots

The Philoglots is a new business  that opened in October 2016. Josee and her husband Gregory connected with Veteran Launch during the startup phase of their business. Her husband and partner at the Philoglots served in the Gulf War when he was 18 years old.   “My experience with Veteran Launch was awesome. I had…

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