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CAMEO Academy is Launched; CAMEO Media Hits

In This Must Know… The CAMEO Academy, our online training platform is launched! CAMEO’s 2021 Media Hits Read our new blog post “CDFIs Help Communities of Color“ Take our survey on the small business climate by tomorrow February 25, 2022 Last chance to fill out our Digital Literacy Survey by February 28, 2022. This week’s Goodie highlight is two interesting reports: Federal Small Business

CDFIs Help Communities of Color

CDFIs Can Do More With a Few Changes to the Program Thanks to Addison Peterson, CAMEO’s Policy Specialist Two CAMEO members, Luz Lopez Urrutia, the CEO of the Accion Opportunity Fund, and Everett K. Sands, the CEO of Lendistry  testified on Wednesday February 16, 2022 at a virtual House Committee on Financial Services hearing titled

Introducing CAMEO’s CDFI Essentials 2022 Cohort; CAMEO Regranting!

In this Must Know… Congrats to the CAMEO CDFI Essentials 2022 Cohort members! Our list of Sub-Grantees from 2021! Take our survey on the small business climate by February 25, 2022 CAMEO and Small Business Majority host a 30-minute policy brief February, 18 2022 at 12:00pm PT Register for our last Cooking Up Success session on February 23, 2022 This March, you can Uplevel Your Online Training

The Pulse of Small Biz Climate; State of Independence Webinar

We wish our Asian American friends a Happy Lunar New Year, the year of the Tiger! Be rich – in family happiness, fortune, and good health.  In this Must Know… Take our survey on the small business climate Join us for State of Independence 2021 on February 22, 2022 This March, you can Uplevel Your Online Training for Inclusivity with our webinar series

Entrepreneurship Advantage January 2022 Virtual Meetup

About Entrepreneurship Advantage is a Los Angeles-based collaboration that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs thrive. We kicked off January with a small business panel from various industries, e.g. beauty, e-commerce, food, and more. Check out the recording to learn how they pivoted due to the pandemic, what they learned in 2021, what they would like

Support Microbiz’ PPP Forgiveness; Beware, New Merchant Cash Advances

In This Must Know… Join our CRL colleagues to ensure that microbusinesses and businesses of color are not further harmed by unfair denials of PPP forgiveness Doordash and Mindbody Offering MCAs Join us for our Cooking Up Success Webinar Series this February! This week’s Goodie highlight is to join Google on February 24, 2022 at 10:00am PT to celebrate and empower Black-owned businesses Support

Doordash and Mindbody Enter MCA Arena

Takeaways: Beware of new cash advance schemes!  Respected platforms are entering the small business financing business – make sure your clients know how those products will affect their cash flow. DoorDash, the company known for its app based food delivery services is offering a new service to restaurants – merchant cash advances (MCAs). DoorDash says