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“Food, Glorious Food Biz”

CAMEO Hosts “Food, Glorious Food Biz” for microbusinesses Small business owners or wannabes in the food industry can learn about business opportunities and trend at the Los Angeles Federal Reserve on December 3, 2013. CAMEO hosts “Food, Glorious Food Biz” on December 3, 2013 at the Los Angeles Federal Reserve. “California feeds the country and

National Entrepreneurship Month

CAMEO celebrates National Entrepreneurs Month in November. CAMEO recognizes the importance of the entire spectrum of small businesses. San Francisco, CA – CAMEO celebrates and recognizes the risk-taking and innovation of all entrepreneurs across the entire spectrum of small business for National Entrepreneurship Month. We want to especially recognize those who don’t get much media

Small Business Program for Veterans Day

San Francisco – CA The Small Business Administration found that veterans are 67% more likely to be self-employed compared to civilians in a March 2011 study “Factors Affecting Entrepreneurship among Veterans.” With the passage of the American Jobs Act and government procurement set asides for women and disabled veterans, veterans who want to be entrepreneurs

Happy 25th Anniversary HR 5050

Women’s Business Ownership Act San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 CAMEO celebrates that on this Friday 25 years ago (October 25, 1988), President Ronald Reagan signed H.R. 5050: Women’s Business Ownership Act. Before the law was signed, in some states, including California, a woman had to have a male relative co-sign a small business

Claudia Named Small Biz Champion

Claudia Viek, CEO of CAMEO, has been named a Top 100 Champion in the 2013 Small Business Influencer Awards. The Awards honor those who are influential to small businesses in North America.   San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Claudia Viek, CEO of CAMEO, has been named a Top 100 Champion in the 2013 Small Business

Claudia Wins 2013 Public Policy Award

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Claudia Viek won the 2013 Public Policy Award from Women Impacting Public Policy. Ms. Viek won the award for leading advocacy efforts in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. on behalf of very small businesses, especially women-owned ones. Ms. Viek is one of three women receiving awards at the WIPP

CAMEO Supports Minimum Wage Bill

CAMEO Applauds Governor Jerry Brown for Signing Minimum Wage Bill San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 CAMEO Applauds Governor Jerry Brown for signing AB10 (Alejo- D-Watsonville). The bill raises California’s minimum wage from $8 an hour to $9 on July 1, 2014, and to $10 an hour by on Jan. 1, 2016. “A rise

Very Small Businesses Created 5.5 Million Jobs

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Very small businesses create the jobs. From 2004 to 2010, U.S. micro-businesses (1 to 4 employees) created a net of 5.5 million jobs; large businesses (those with greater than 500 employees) lost 1.8 million jobs during the same period. Download more findings: Micro-businesses are the real job creators

CAMEO’s 2013 Congressional Briefing

Washington, DC – Big business is not creating jobs as in the past. The government is cutting back on jobs. So who will create the jobs of the future? It’s the 26 million micro-business owners that make up 88% of the country’s businesses – the Do-It-Yourselfers are creating their own jobs and starting their own

CAMEO Honors Self-Employment Champions

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 For National Small Business Week (June 17-24), CAMEO honors Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, (D-Davis) and Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown, (D – San Bernardino). The assemblywomen introduced two bills this session that would increase self-employment within the workforce system. “All small businesses start with a single impassioned owner. If we’re going