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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

Selling Your Loans

Webinar Description: Join CAMEO and learn how your CDFI can expand your microlending mission and impact faster through loan sales with the Entrepreneur Backed Assets (EBA) Fund and guarantees through the Cal Southern Small Business Development Corporation. The EBA Fund helps CDFIs reliably raise capital from their portfolio and generate a higher return than holding

Learn About LenderFit

Webinar Description: More capital is available for CDFIs than ever before; so the ability to deploy funds quickly without requiring staff to work overtime is critical. You’ve likely experienced some amount of staff burnout over the past 18 months with the acceleration of demand and application volume. Pre-existing application processes that required excessive email and/or

California Rebuilding Fund: Deeper Conversation

The California Rebuilding Fund has been built in partnership with public, private, and nonprofit leaders across the state to ensure that California’s smallest businesses are able to access the resources and capital they need to get through these challenging economic times and thrive during recovery. The program is possible thanks to a commitment from California’s

Entrepreneurship Advantage October Virtual Meetup: Combating Commercial Displacement

About Entrepreneurship Advantage is a Los Angeles-based collaboration that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs thrive. In this month’s meet up, we explored a local issue that could be affecting your clients, gentrification. What is Gentrification? How Does it Affect Small Businesses? Watch the Small Business Anti-Displacement Network (SBAN) video to learn more about gentrification, what

CA Open for Business Part 2 – Q&A

As of July 14, CA has administered 42,620,086 total vaccines, follow the daily progress! At our May meeting, guests updated us on beyond the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” the state’s effort to fully reopen our economy. The Vaccinate ALL 58 team came back, and was joined by the Health Action Alliance.We addressed your clients biggest concerns and our guest speakers

Advocacy Day Prep Session

With the huge, historic budget surplus and other money coming into the state for small businesses, we’ll be pushing for money for CDFIs, street vendors, commercial rent relief, and thanking our legislators for historic investments in small business. See below for talking points, tips on meeting with legislators, and background. Webinar materials Presentation slides 2021

Listening Session: CA Open for Business on June 15

Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he expects California to be ready to open for business on June 15. California is looking to move beyond the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” to fully reopening our economy.   Over 20 million vaccines have been administered, and COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations have stabilized. The state will monitor