Veteran Launch, a program of Main Street Launch, offers small business loans to both new and existing companies, up to $250,000.


For more information on Business Loans, contact Mike McGrane: or (510) 844-5632.


For our lending brochure, click here. To learn more about the companies we support, click here.


  • Variable interest rate – Prime plus 4% (Currently 8.5%)
  • Loan terms up to 10 years with no prepayment penalties
  • Loan funds can be used for:
    • Furniture, fixtures, and equipment
    • Inventory
    • Working capital (hire employees, pay expenses, and more)
    • Business debt refinancing
    • Business acquisition for both new and existing companies



Mike McGrane

Mike McGrane is the Statewide Lending Director of Veteran Launch.  His duties are mainly as a Business Development Officer and Underwriter.  Mike works with small business owners or their spouse who are U.S. Veterans to help choose the best type of financing for their growing business.  He has extensive experience understanding comprehensive business goals and solutions needed to assist in business lending.  Mike has earned the trust and respect of his clients over his 26-year career in the banking and credit industry. His wealth of knowledge allows him to provide the superb personal service and financial perspective upon which or veterans deserve.

Prior to joining Veteran Launch, Mike was a Business Development Officer at various Sacramento area banks including North Valley Bank and Wells Fargo Bank/Wachovia for over 26 years, where he specialized in Small Business Administration (SBA) Guaranteed Loans.  He has been in the SBA industry for more than 20 years.  Mike had been named to the Wachovia President’s Club for four consecutive years.  Mike earned his MBA from the University of Phoenix and his undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Iowa State University.  He served six years in the U.S. Air Force and three years in the Air Force reserve.

Mike participates in  ACRE – Association of Commercial Real Estate, CABB- California Association of Business Brokers, The American Legion and several other industry related organizations.  He feels blessed to have a loving wife and four children.  His hobbies are golf, tennis, skiing, softball and stock option investing.

Joshua Marquez

Joshua rejoins the Veteran Launch team as Program Manager where he is responsible for conceiving, organizing, promoting, and implementing effective programmatic initiatives within Veteran Launch. You can find him interfacing with veterans at events, through calls and emails, as well as networking events to support our veteran borrowers with the tools they need to be successful.

As a Marine Corps veteran, helping others ranks high on Joshua’s priority list. During his tours overseas he participated in several Humanitarian Disaster and Relief (HADR) operations, including the 2011 earthquake/tsunami that devastated not only the northern part of Japan but the whole region. Joshua is thrilled to be a part of the veteran community and is dedicated to serving those who answered when their country called.

In his spare time, Joshua enjoys finding new trails to take his rescue dog and has visited most of the National Parks in California. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from California State University, East Bay.

Loan Inquiry Form

If you would like more information about our loan program, please fill-out this Loan Inquiry form. Go to the Loan Inquiry Form

Call Us Today to Learn More About How We Can Help Your Business Grow: 510.844.5632