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Our Impact

Annually, CAMEO’s 400+ members serve about 200,000 very small businesses with training, business and credit assistance, and loans. These firms — largely startups with less than 5 employees — support or create 300,000 new jobs in California.

Small businesses have a multiplier effect on their local economies 2 times that of national chains
These small businesses create a total of $15 billion in economic activity
Over 70% of clients served are low- to moderate-income underserved microbusinesses

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Why Our Work Matters

Are You An Entrepreneur or Micro Business Owner Looking for Support?

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Upcoming CAMEO Events

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November 28, 2023

CDFI Governance Series

December 5, 2023

2023 San Diego Area Member Meeting

National City CA
December 6, 2023

2023 Inland Empire Member Meeting

Riverside CA

Micro Business News

Highlights from our MicroBiz blog, Must Know from CAMEO, and op-eds on the micro business field.