House Small Business Committee Promotes Entrepreneurial Development

The House Small Business Committee passed legislation to reauthorize and improve entrepreneurial development programs at SBA. The Developing the Next Generation of Small Businesses Act of 2016 includes reauthorization of the Women’s Business Center (WBC) Program, improvements to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Program and reauthorization of the SCORE Program. For the SBDC program, the bill improves

2015 Annual Meeting Recap

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]CAMEO Annual Member Meeting June 9, 2015 Sterling Hotel Sacramento, California 95814 (map) Our 2014 Anniversary Celebration meeting was a huge success.  Read a recap of the 2014 Annual Member meeting and access resources. We look forward to seeing you this year! 2015 Agenda 8:30 Continental Breakfast and Networking 9:00 Morning Program Welcome, Elizabeth Schott, Accion San

Exploring Financial Capability and Access for Entrepreneurs

From our friends at CFED… You’re invited to register for Exploring Financial Capability & Access for Entrepreneurs, CFED’s five-part virtual Listening & Learning Series. We’re launching this series in response to growing interest from Assets & Opportunity Network Members in the financial capability needs of entrepreneurs and the value of business ownership as an asset.

Microbusiness Pioneer, Claudia Viek, Wins Trailblazer Award

What: Microbusiness pioneer, Claudia Viek wins Robert A. McNeely Trailblazer Award Who: Claudia Viek, CEO, CAMEO (California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity) When: Thursday, March 24, 11:00am – 2:00pm Where: Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Why: Viek has been a pioneer in the micro sector for over 30 years,

Access To Capital 101: Funding Options -Webinars

​Small Business Majority launched a national Access to Capital education program focused on navigating small business owners through the funding landscape and connect you with resources to help you obtain the capital you need to start and grow your business. As part of the program they launched a weekly national webinar series. ​Free webinar: Access

Women Business Owners on the March

Celebrate Women’s History Month If you haven’t heard by now March is Women’s History Month – when the great contributions of women are celebrated. Women entrepreneurs now number 10 million! We love recognizing amazing women and their profound impact as innovators, inventors, industry disruptors, and more. Make sure that you recognize the women entrepreneurs in

AEO’s Project CUE: CDFIs in Five Years

AEO has a new initiative Project CUE: How CDFIs Imagine Their Industry 5 Years Ahead FROM AEO: Wayne Gretzky often attributes his great accomplishments in pro hockey to the fact that he always skated “to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”In order to develop an innovative solution for CDFIs