How Can A Business Outreach Manager Help My Business?

I feel like small business owners are so used to being self-reliant that they have a hard time asking for help. Main Street Launch has a great network of partner organizations that specialize in a different aspects of small business assistance. By contacting me and letting me know what they need, I can be a great resource by directing small businesses to the right resource.

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How to Get a Small Business Loan in 5 Steps

This article was written by Steve Nicastro & Teddy Nykiel and was originally posted on Nerdwallet on August 25, 2017.  It is reshared here with permission.   Getting a business loan is a major hurdle facing small businesses, mainly due to tight lending standards by banks. But obtaining outside financing is often necessary to start…

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The Impact of Women-Owned Businesses

It’s Women’s History Month, and we look forward to celebrating the impact of women entrepreneurs. In this post, we share some basic statistics about women-owned businesses and ways to support women entrepreneurs.   The most recently available statistics come from the 2018 State of Women-Owned Business Report by American Express, and SCORE’s Megaphone of Main Street:…

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Resource for your business: NerdWallet

Main Street Launch is proud to partner with NerdWallet­—a personal finance company on a mission to provide clarity for all of life’s financial decision. In today’s world where finance has become increasingly incomprehensible to the average person, NerdWallet is addressing a major need for clarity of information, enabling consumers to be make more informed financial…

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6 Ways to Save Money and Earn Extra Cash at Your Bank

This post was written by Lucas Parker and is shared here with permission.   Now, more than ever, there are plenty of accessible ways for us to make money. All information is available at our fingertips. It just takes time, effort, know-how, and some initial investment. We could be even trying to get out of…

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