Welcome to Oakland Business Development Corp.
Meet Our Clients: Brown Sugar Kitchen
a soul food restaurant owned by Tanya Holland and located in West Oakland. This East Bay gem has been featured in the “O” magazine, PBS’s Great American Chef Tour, 7x7 and often cited for pioneering Oakland’s thriving restaurant scene. Learn More >
Meet Our Clients: Back to the Roots
BTTR, a company based in Oakland selling mushroom growing kits made from recycled coffee grounds. An idea first experimented with in owners Nikhil and Alex’s frat house, BTTR mushroomed into a full-fledged warehouse operation in less than a year. Learn More >
Meet Our Clients: La Placita
La Placita provides services and workshops for Oakland’s multi-ethnic entrepreneurial community. By providing commercial kitchen space, mobile food vendor workshops, facility rental for special events and low cost office space, it seeks to help entrepreneurs in the food industry succeed. Learn More >