Main Street Launch
2101 Webster Street, Suite 1200
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 763-4297
Services: Counseling, Incubator, Loan Packaging, Mentoring/Consulting, Peer Networks, Topical Workshops
Other Services: Entrepreneur-in-Residence program
Clients: Ethnic Minorities, Immigrants, Low-Income Clients, People with Disabilities, Small business owners, Veterans, Welfare Recipients, Women, Youth
Founded in 1979, Main Street Launch’s mission is to create economic opportunity by empowering entrepreneurs. Through innovative partnerships we provide business owners with capital, education, and relationships that allow them to flourish. We provide term loans up to $250,000 to businesses located in Oakland, San Francisco, and to veteran and military-family owned businesses throughout California. In the last 10 years we invested $63 million of loans into 742 businesses, creating and sustaining 5,400 jobs.