Our Impact

Annually, CAMEO’s 300+ members serve about 84,000 very small businesses with training, business and credit assistance, and loans. These firms — largely startups with less than 5 employees — support or create 101,000 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 $7.5 billion in economic activity
Over 70% of clients served are low- to moderate-income underserved microbusinesses

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Why Our Work Matters

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Micro Business News

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