CAMEO Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • Proposed Infrastructure Plan Will Help California’s Small Businesses Thrive March 31, 2021
    Statement by Carolina Martinez, CEO of  CAMEO, California’s statewide micro-business network and leading voice for businesses with one to four employees, on President Biden’s new infrastructure plan – the American Jobs ...
  • Women-Owned Businesses Grew from 2017 to 2018 March 30, 2021Women-Owned Businesses Grew from 2017 to 2018
    A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that the number of women-owned employer firms increased from 2017 to 2018 by 0.6%. In 2018, there were 1.1 million businesses ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage March Virtual Meetup: Supporting LA’s Arts & Cultural Businesses March 25, 2021Entrepreneurship Advantage March Virtual Meetup: Supporting LA’s Arts & Cultural Businesses
    https://youtu.be/pOegAy241SE Entrepreneurship Advantage is a Los Angeles-based collaborative that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs thrive. Artists and culture-based businesses have been hurt hard by the pandemic, so we’re focusing on those businesses ...
  • Stimulus Listening Session Recap March 18, 2021Stimulus Listening Session Recap
    We had a really insightful listening session on Tuesday with Matt Gomez, Banking Counsel for Chairwoman Nydia M. Velázquez, House Committee on Small Business.  He was very generous with his ...
  • State Bill Watchlist March 18, 2021State Bill Watchlist
    There are several bills affecting small businesses currently making the rounds through the state legislature. We are keeping a close eye on all of these and we’ll keep you updated ...
  • SBA/CAMEO Bay Area Member Meeting March 17, 2021SBA/CAMEO Bay Area Member Meeting
    https://youtu.be/TVIm8ebB8kg The San Francisco SBA District Office has missed connecting with you during these challenging times. The SBA joins forces with CAMEO for a virtual gathering for our partners, members, and supporters, ...
  • SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman Will be a Passionate Small Business Advocate March 16, 2021SBA Administrator Isabel Guzman Will be a Passionate Small Business Advocate
    Statement by Carolina Martinez, CEO of CAMEO, California’s statewide micro-business network, on today’s Senate confirmation of Isabel Guzman as Administrator of the Small Business Administration. San Francisco, March 16, 2021—Isabel Guzman’s confirmation as ...
  • COVID Aid Package Includes $50 Billion for Small Business March 10, 2021
    Today, House Democrats passed the Senate-amended version of the $1.9 trillion COVID aid package, sending the bill to the President’s desk for signature. The White House announced Biden will sign ...
  • New Funding Rounds for CA Relief Grant Program March 3, 2021
    GO-Biz has announced the timelines for 3 additional rounds of funding for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program. Round 3 (waitlisted applicants from Rounds 1 and 2): Friday, March 5th through ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage February Virtual Meetup February 25, 2021Entrepreneurship Advantage February Virtual Meetup
    After some networking in this month’s meetup, the CAMEO team summarizes a new LA County Small Business Ecosystem Assessment report that aims to build a more inclusive and resilient community. ...

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