Main Street Launch

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

Microlender: Yes

Reach: Statewide

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.