Upcoming CAMEO Events! COVID Impact on Women’s Biz

In This Must Know… We have a lot of upcoming CAMEO Events! COVID-19 Impact on Women’s Businesses Fill out the Federal Reserve Survey by August 31, 2022! This week’s Goodie highlight is to join Bet Tzedek for Independent Contractor vs. Employee on August 30, 2022 at 5:00pm PT!. Upcoming CAMEO Events Who said summer months were slow ones? We have a lot lined up the next few

Training Opps! CDFI Basics 101; Growing Successful Ag Businesses

In This Must Know… Join us for CDFI Basics 101 on August 24, 2022 at 9:30am PT to 12:30pm PT! Join us for Getting Comfortable In the Weeds: How to Serve California Agriculture, Businesses, September 27-November 15 CALED has released an Economic Development Recovery & Resiliency Playbook to which CAMEO contributed Agenda for our MicroLenders Forum on September 15 is up – register! This week’s Goodie highlight is that our

Yordanos Asmelash Haile, Asmara Cafe

Asmara Cafe specializes in traditional brewed Eritrean and Ethiopian coffee and food such as chicken kilwa, foule and sambusas. Owner Yordanos Asmelash Haile is a first-generation American having immigrated to the U.S. from Eritrea in East Africa. She aims to highlight her cultural flavors through the menu at her coffee shop.

Racial Equity Toolkit; Centering Women Business Owners in Recovery

In this Must Know…(so much happening!) Look for the Racial Justice Playbook and Social Media Toolkit in our Small Business Coalition for Racial Justice course! Join us for Centering Women Business Owners in Recovery on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 Increasing Transparency in Fintech Takes the State in Congressional Hearing Thanks to all who signed the comment letter to DFPI for UDAAP regulations! Deadline extended

Increasing Transparency in Fintech Takes the State in Congressional Hearing

On July 13, 2022 the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations held a hearing titled: “Fintech and Transparency in Small Business Lending.” Fintech is the technology and innovation that are changing the way banking and lending are done. Traditional loans from traditional banks take weeks to complete, not hours

Economic Opportunity Coalition

Last week, the White House announced the Economic Opportunity Coalition, a solid step to help underserved communities. The federal government and a coalition of 24 companies and foundations are aligning historic investments in underserved communities. The EOC members have made significant commitments across each of its four focus areas, including a number of investments since

Big Investments in Micro; Join us for a Policy Briefing!

White House announces Economic Opportunity Coalition Big Investments in Micro Catch up on policy updates with CAMEO and Small Business Majority this Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11:00am PT Join us for Getting Comfortable In the Weeds: How to Serve California Agriculture, Businesses, September 27-November 15 Join us for Uplevel Your Online Training for Inclusivity, August 10-11 & 17-18, 2022! Registration is open for our MicroLenders Forum on September 15, 2022! Happy Birthday to the SBA!