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Shop Locally and Support Wrap Ur Dreams at MEDA’s Mission District Small-Business Incubator, El Mercadito

El Mercadito, located on the first level on the right-hand side of Plaza Adelante, serves as an incubator for microbusinesses started by MEDA clients. There are currently six small businesses in the Mission District El Mercadito, plus a popular Peruvian eatery in Plaza Adelante’s paseo. There is even a new Tenderloin El Mercadito, which currently…

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Personal Savings for Microbusiness Clients

Plaza Adelante, the neighborhood center of the Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), welcomes financially challenged, budding entrepreneurs every day. There are two things these new clients have in common: a dream of starting their own business and the need of capital to make that dream a reality. New Report on Personal Finances and Small-Business Ventures…

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MEDA Opens its Doors to Culinary Entrepreneur Students

Plaza Adelante, MEDA’s Mission neighborhood center, was abuzz today with the enthusiasm of youth. That’s because students from the Class of 2014 of John O’Connell High School were paying a visit to learn of free programs for young adults. The group was chaperoned by teacher Ruben Quezada. All students have been part of the school’s…

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Mission District Business Model: Duc Loi Supermarket Serves All

Part of MEDA’s mission in preserving the Mission is to ensure that longtime small businesses can maintain a presence in this ever-changing neighborhood. Such businesses can even come to MEDA for free counsel on how to do so. When thinking on the perfect model for a 2014 Mission District business, Duc Loi Supermarket immediately comes…

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