Small Business Saturday | Holiday Gift Guide 2020

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg. In this Must Know… Small Business Saturday is November 28! Holiday Gift Guide 2020 Donate to CAMEO this Giving Tuesday Join our upcoming regional member meetings: for Northern California on December 3 and for the Sacramento

CAMEO Holiday Gift Guide 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot of things for us – including our buying habits. Holiday shopping in 2020 started much earlier than usual. With the virus still spreading, many of us will be sending presents by mail so we have to make sure they arrive on time. We are also avoiding physical stores and

Managing Lending Risk in Times of Crisis

The State of California has made a serious commitment to small business and access to capital to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic. With the imminent announcement of the California Rebuilding Fund, we’re honored to welcome Scott Wu, Executive Director of the IBank, for an overview of the State’s commitment to small business and their

Patricia Van Der Beek, CreArt Preschool

Originally from Brazil, Patricia Van Der Beek came to the US to make her childhood dream of starting a preschool a reality. She worked three jobs to put herself through a Master’s program in early childhood education. Then she won a scholarship that allowed her to complete a business management certificate at UC Berkeley. In 2015, with the help of the Marin SBDC, she was able to open CreArt Preschool.

Congratulations to the Biden-Harris Team | CA Rebuilding Fund Train-the-Trainer Today

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg. In this Must Know… Congratulations to the Biden-Harris team Join TODAY’s Train-the-Trainer webinar on the California Rebuilding Fund at 10:30am PDT Small Business Saturday is November 28, 2020 This week’s Goodie highlight are four

California Rebuilding Fund Train-the-Trainer #2

The California Rebuilding Fund program is a public-private partnership that aims to provide capital to successful businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. CAMEO offers this training for technical assistance providers and their staff on the new program. Business training organizations will play an important role in supporting businesses to access this capital. We are also

Michelle Constant, CONSTANT Associates

Michelle Constant founded CONSTANT Associates in 2004 as a disaster and crisis management consulting firm. Their first contract involved the delivery of biological terrorism exercises for the government. But to grow, the firm needed expert help.

Election Edition

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader-Ginsburg. In this Must Know… CAMEO’s Statement on the 2020 Election Implementation of SB 1235 and Hearing Upcoming CAMEO Trainings for TA Providers and Microlenders This week’s Goodie highlight is CalOSBA’s