CAMEO Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • Yordanos Asmelash Haile, Asmara Cafe August 12, 2022Yordanos Asmelash Haile, Asmara Cafe
    Asmara Cafe specializes in traditional brewed Eritrean and Ethiopian coffee and food such as chicken kilwa, foule and sambusas. Owner Yordanos Asmelash Haile is a first-generation American having immigrated to ...
  • Increasing Transparency in Fintech Takes the State in Congressional Hearing August 10, 2022Increasing Transparency in Fintech Takes the State in Congressional Hearing
    On July 13, 2022 the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Regulations held a hearing titled: “Fintech and Transparency in Small Business Lending.” Fintech is ...
  • Economic Opportunity Coalition August 4, 2022Economic Opportunity Coalition
    Last week, the White House announced the Economic Opportunity Coalition, a solid step to help underserved communities. The federal government and a coalition of 24 companies and foundations are aligning ...
  • Small Business Lending UDAAP Protections! July 7, 2022
    Thanks to our colleagues Amyra Hassan and Louis Caditz-Peck (Lending Club and CAMEO board member) of the Responsible Business Lending Coalition for this post. Exciting news! Last year, you joined the ...
  • Final 2022-23 State Budget (AB/SB 178/193) for Small Business June 30, 2022Final 2022-23 State Budget (AB/SB 178/193) for Small Business
    Whew we are halfway through 2022! This year Governor Newsom and the state legislature have given us plenty to be proud of as the final budget for the 2022-23 year ...
  • CAMEO Coming to Your Region June 23, 2022CAMEO Coming to Your Region
    Over the last two months CAMEO has hosted regional meetings for our members with state legislators and their staff in Central Coast, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, and San Diego. In addition ...
  • AB 2314 Moves May 26, 2022AB 2314 Moves
    Download a Letter of Support for AB 2314 DATEThe Honorable Cottie Petrie-NorrisCalifornia State Assembly, AD 74P.O. Box 942849Sacramento, CA 94249-0074 Re: AB 2314 (Petrie-Norris) Small Business Borrower Bill of Rights – SUPPORTDear Assemblymember ...
  • Trust & Access to Capital May 25, 2022Trust & Access to Capital
    Survey collected from our colleagues at Reimagine Main Street. The last two years have taken a tremendous toll on small businesses and challenges persist for many entrepreneurs. Small businesses that ...
  • Workforce Mental Health Playbook May 25, 2022
    From our colleagues at Health Action Alliance During Mental Health Awareness Month, the Health Action Alliance, in partnership with the Ad Council, One Mind and Mental Health Action Day, launched a brand ...
  • California FY22-23 May Revised Budget May 19, 2022California FY22-23 May Revised Budget
    California expects a record budget surplus of nearly $100 Billion. GRANTS New programs $500 million one-time General Fund in 2022-23 for the California Small Business Hard-Hit Industries Grant Program administered by the Office ...

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