Oakland artist Xochitl Guerrero launched her Taller Xochicura in 2013, and bought the laptop she needed to expand thanks to a $2,000 savings match from AnewAmerica.
Month: March 2015
Power to Women Entrepreneurs!
March 19, 2015: Power to Women Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners – Celebrate Women’s History Month
Catarah Hampshire and Shoneji Robison, Southern Girl Desserts
Catarah and Shoneji were trapped in a series of predatory loans, paying 40% of their daily sales just to keep their business afloat. Thanks to an EasyPay loan from Opportunity Fund, they were able to break out of the vicious cycle and grow their business safely.
Ms. CAMEO Goes to DC and Emphasis on Women
March 12, 2015: Ms. CAMEO goes to DC to support microbusiness and women-owned businesses; March is Women’s History Month
Micro Lending Academy: Loan Capital Projection Worksheet
CAMEO has developed a tidy spreadsheet tool to project how much loan fund capital you will need based on loan volume, interest rate and loan loss. On this webinar you will receive a copy and see how it works. We’d like to get your feedback as well, to see if we’ve structured it to meet your loan fund operational needs. Our microlending guru, Susan Brown, will host. This MicroLending Academy webinar is appropriate for all lenders or technical assistance providers who are thinking about a loan program.
Excellence in Microlending
The MLA newsletter is chock-a-block with articles, resources, technology, success stories, interviews, and big picture ideas on all Lending Academy features. This edition revolves around excellence in microlending. What are the key factors of success? What are standards of practice for California microlenders? What can we do to scale microlending to meet the unmet demand
Save June 9 & Celebrate Women’s History Month
March 5, 2015: Save June 9 for our annual meeting and celebrate Women’s History Month by celebrating women’s business ownership