CAMEO Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • 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 ...
  • Central Coast Regional Meeting May 12, 2022
    CAMEO was thrilled to co-host our first in-person regional meeting since February 2020 at Brews-N-Krew in Salinas with our Central Coast members last Friday. A big thank you to Assemblymember ...
  • Advocacy Day 2022 Recap May 5, 2022Advocacy Day 2022 Recap
    Unmasking Economic Justice for a Small Business Recovery Thanks to the approximately 100 people who attended last week’s Advocacy Day! The feedback we received from attendees was overwhelmingly positive, so thank ...
  • This Week in Washington April 29, 2022
    The House passed five bi-partisan small business bills earlier this week including reauthorization for the Women’s Business Center Program and SCORE and improvements for the Small Business Development Centers. A ...
  • Take Action: Support Federal TILA March 9, 2022Take Action: Support Federal TILA
    Please support Small Business Lending Disclosure Act of 2021 (HR 6054 / S 3235). This federal bill, based on the BBoR, would ensure that all small businesses seeking financing have the information ...
  • CAMEO Academy is Launched February 28, 2022CAMEO Academy is Launched
    We have launched the CAMEO Academy, an online platform that provides free learning resources to the public. Next month, we will add content that will be exclusive for paid CAMEO ...
  • CDFIs Help Communities of Color February 24, 2022CDFIs Help Communities of Color
    CDFIs Can Do More With a Few Changes to the Program Thanks to Addison Peterson, CAMEO’s Policy Specialist Two CAMEO members, Luz Lopez Urrutia, the CEO of the Accion Opportunity Fund, and ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage January 2022 Virtual Meetup February 3, 2022
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5_dbIX1CAQ&t=118s 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 ...
  • Doordash and Mindbody Enter MCA Arena February 2, 2022Doordash and Mindbody Enter MCA Arena
    Takeaways: Beware of new cash advance schemes!  Respected platforms are entering the small business financing business – make sure your clients know how those products will affect their cash flow. DoorDash, the company ...
  • Omicron Checklist for Employers January 19, 2022Omicron Checklist for Employers
    Enhanced Protections to Help Meet This Moment From our colleagues at Health Action Alliance. Legal battles aside, employers in most states are still free to move forward with their own vaccine requirements. Employer-initiated vaccination requirements were, in ...

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