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Join Us for A Night of Fun

Our 25th Anniversary Celebration is in two weeks!

Join us on December 5, 2019 in San Francisco for a great evening with friends old and new, including two of our founders and our former CEOs. We’ll also have yummy food and present the 2019 Faces of Entrepreneurship Awards to RVS Technologies and Lena’s Soul Food Cafe.
Big thanks to eBay, Wells Fargo, Cathay Bank, Lyft, FHL Bank of San Francisco, Bridge Bank, CDC Small Business Finance, Emergent Research, and MEDA for sponsoring this event!

Crowdfunding Webinar

Are you curious about crowdfunding as a source of capital for your clients? Then join “How to Know if Crowdfunding is Right for Your Clients” TODAY at 2:00 pm PT with Kathleen Minogue, founder of Crowdfund Better.
Members who attend the webinar will have access to Crowdfund Better’s 3-Step Rapid Assessment program which includes an assessment and feedback on their crowdfunding potential.

MicroLending Essentials 2020

CAMEO is starting up the New Year with MicroLending Essentials, our popular microlending training.

Join our microlending specialist, Susan Brown, on January 22-23, 2020 for a two-day training where lenders will learn how to underwrite microloans through hands-on case studies and loan analysis.

Or, if you’re a business assistance provider, it will help you think like a lender so that your referrals experience a higher rate of success.

The Goodies

Member Kudos

  • CalAsian Chamber earned a $1 million state grant to expand technical assistance for rising businesses.
  • Congrats to CAMEO members who received CDFI Awards: Accion San Diego, CA Capital, Mission Community Loan Fund (MEDA), Opportunity Fund, PACE, Women’s Economic Ventures.

Professional Opportunities

New Resources

  • Fundera released their Election 2020 Survey results which show that, though they are split on the candidates, small business owners agree on key issues.
  • Agility Recovery’s disaster planning guide outlines basic steps to build resilience in the face of emergencies.

Other Goodies

  • Take Action: Congress goes on recess next week. Take this opportunity to ask your representatives to sponsor a Small Business Saturday resolution.
  • Prospera, FHL Bank of San Francisco, and Mandela Partners announced new jobs recently. See who else is hiring!​​