Angel Garcia, AG Machining

Incorporated in 1999, AG Machining started as a two-person machine shop that did only milling. Now, it is a thriving family-owned manufacturer with 105 employees and a long list of machining capabilities. In 2009, owner Angel Garcia considered moving the operation to Mexico to cut costs.

Thank You for Being Part of The CAMEO Network

In this Must Know… Happy Thanksgiving! Upcoming CAMEO Events Happy Thanksgiving! All of us at CAMEO want to wish you and your loved ones a happy Thanksgiving!Let’s give thanks and celebrate together at CAMEO’s 25th Anniversary party next week. If you don’t have tickets yet, now is the time!We are grateful to have within our network an amazing

House Passes Bills that Support Veteran Entrepreneurship

The California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO) applauds the House of Representatives for its passage of a slew of veteran small business bills. Veterans are an integral part of the entrepreneurial community and these bills will provide them with access to the resources they need to succeed. The bills now go to the Senate

How to Know if Crowdfunding is Right for Your Clients

Crowdfunding has raised over $34 billion in capital since 2008 but only 2% of small businesses use crowdfunding to fund their businesses. The main reason: they don’t know enough about it! Help your clients get ahead of the curve. Join the webinar if you are curious about a capital-raising process where success is based on

25th Anniversary Celebration | Crowdfunding Webinar Today

In this Must Know… Celebrate our 25th Anniversary on December 5, 2019 in San Francisco Join our Crowdfunding webinar today at 2:00 pm (and be in on the bonus assessments for your clients!) Save the Date for MicroLending Essentials on January 22-23, 2020 This week’s Goodie highlight is our November 2019 Recess Alert to support Small Business Saturday. Join Us for A Night of Fun Our 25th Anniversary Celebration is in

Take Action: Recess Alert November 2019

From our friends at Madison Services Group: Why YOU Need to Be An Advocate CAMEO works to grow a healthy, vibrant, thriving environment for all entrepreneurs and start-up businesses every day. On Capitol Hill and in the Administration, CAMEO is active in promoting our vision of economic opportunity for all entrepreneurs. But any successful advocacy

Introducing the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Toolkit

In this Must Know… Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Toolkit 2019 Faces of Entrepreneurship Winner Join our Crowdfunding webinar on November 21, 2019 Celebrate our 25th Anniversary on December 5, 2019 in San Francisco This week’s Goodie highlight is SBA’s article, “5 Ways to Kickstart Your Small Business This National Entrepreneurship Month.” Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Toolkit Over the last decade, CAMEO has witnessed several

Sally Gerbo, Gerbo Designs

Sally Gerbo founded Gerbo Designs, a boutique branding firm, in 2007. The company provides brand strategies, web design, and marketing materials for businesses. Sally’s passion, creative vision, exceptional detail, and innovative design help her clients build strong brands.

Declining Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas Exacerbates Inequity Between Rural and Urban Economies

CAMEO released an analysis of rural economic development efforts and recommendations for building strong rural small business economies More small businesses are closing than opening in rural areas, widening the economic gap between our country’s rural and urban areas. That is according to a report released today by CAMEO. The report, the Local Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Crowdfunding Webinar; Celebrate Faces Winner

In this Must Know… Join “How to Know if Crowdfunding is Right for Your Clients” on Thursday, November 21, 2019 2019 Faces of Entrepreneurship Winner Join our 25th Anniversary Celebration on December 5, 2019 in San Francisco This week’s Goodie highlight is Sen. Wyden’s new bill that aims to boost capital access for women-owned businesses. Third Thursday Webinar Crowdfunding has raised over $34 billion in