Ke’Anna Dodds is a classically trained private chef from Vista, California, who has worked for world-renowned chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and many others. Her business was thriving, and she was working with a growing number of regular clients.
In this Must Know… 2022 CAMEO Impact Census In 2022, we successfully advocated for ecosystem investments of $105.5 million, more than a 50% increase from 2021. We cannot advocate successfully without you and your data! We want to thank everyone who filled out our 2021 census. The 2021 Impact Report is coming! In the meantime,
Last week, Public Private Strategies Institute (co-sponsored by CAMEO and other small business partners) hosted Lina Kahn, chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to discuss how the agency is helping small businesses.
CAMEO is searching for a Full-Time Vice President, Finance & Operations who will bring strategic, entrepreneurial, and visionary leadership to its operations to support its mission of helping grow a thriving ecosystem of support for underserved entrepreneurs. Do you support local economies driven by local small business owners? Do you understand the power of business
In this Must Know… State Policy Roundup Federal Truth-in-Lending Bill Introduced Last Thursday, Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Sen. Bob Menendez reintroduced the Small Business Lending Disclosure Act, which was originally introduced in 2020. If passed, the legislation would establish much-needed truth in lending for small business financing by requiring clear disclosure of APRs and fees. CAMEO commends
Pioneering music technology company ElectroSpit makes the world’s only lightweight, fully-portable, tubeless talkbox. This technology allows musicians to play various instrumental sounds and voices through their mouth. This creates a unique ability to “sing” with limitless range and creativity. Every device is hand-crafted at the company’s headquarters in West Oakland, California, a historically Black community.
The 2023 CAMEO Summit (our very first one!) was a resounding success – all thanks to our attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and of course, staff. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who made the trip to downtown Sacramento for Advocacy Day, MicroLenders Forum, or both. It is a testament to the commitment of our network to address the issues and challenges facing entrepreneurs each and every day.
In this Must Know… The First CAMEO Summit: A Recap The 2023 CAMEO Summit (our very first one!) was a resounding success – all thanks to our attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and of course, staff. We are incredibly grateful to everyone who made the trip to downtown Sacramento for Advocacy Day, MicroLenders Forum, or both. It
In this Must Know… MEHKO Bill Moves to the Senate AB 1325, which expands home kitchen operations and allows home cooks to produce more meals per week thus doubling their income, has passed out of the Assembly and now moves on to the State Senate. The bill will be assigned to a committee soon. AB 1325