For Entrepreneurs

Meet Mainshares

Join the Mainshares platform to build your network, access deals, and become an owner.

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The services available through the Mainshares platform are provided by multiple entities. Mainshares LLC provides tools and services for small business entrepreneurs and investors. Main Street Securities LLC provides capital raising and related broker-dealer services.

For entrepreneurs

Accelerate Your Journey

With Mainshares, small business entrepreneurs get access to tools and capital to build the future.

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Search with Confidence

Build out your verified buyer profile, show brokers and owners you mean business.

Verified profile for brokers and lenders

Get pre-qualified for financing

Update your interested investors

Find Deals & Investors

Browse pre-qualified acquisition targets and meet SMB-focused investors.

Off-market deals from partner brokers

Send deals for pre-qualification

Get feedback from SMB investors

Join Fellow Searchers

Join Mainshares to accelerate your journey, whether it's your first business or your tenth.

Access to an exclusive community

Events and office hours with SMB experts

Exchange tips, advice and best practices

Join our amazing community

Meet a few of our entrepreneurs

Our mission

Creating More SMB Owners

We designed Mainshares to help serious entrepreneurs confidently purchase a small business.


Businesses assessed annually


Transactions closed so far in 2023


Letters of Intent submitted annually

Curious about investing in
small businesses?

At Mainshares, we believe that small business ownership should be accessible
to anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to succeed.

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