CAMEO invites leaders and the big thinkers to a presentation from Opportunity Fund on their lending process. Their process — which does not use high tech algorithms nor online applications — led them to close 1,560 microloans this past year. The business model that allows such scale has elements that leaders in the CAMEO lending network need to consider.
August 20, 12015: Microbusiness Creates Good Jobs and Earning Customers Through Thumbtack
Despite having run two successful restaurants, banks considered Paul LaRocco’s pizzeria “too new” because he was self-employed. Thankfully, Pacific Coast Regional was there to get him the loan he needed to grow.
August 14, 2015: Responsible Small Business Lending; how to make the best use of Thumbtack; fill out the annual microTracker.org census
August 7, 2015: Ms. CAMEO Went to Shanghai to Talk Microfinance, train the trainer webinar on Thumbtack, AEO Scholarships for members
Inspired by a JEDI class, Sandy Patterson launched New 2 You, a community-focused thrift store in Mount Shasta, which has now grown to two locations.
July 30, 2015: Tech Tools for Business, Square, Twitter, Facebook, Thumbtack, AEO Scholarships.