MicroBiz Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • Small Business Majority’s Autumn Workshops 2019 October 10, 2019 Small Business Majority invites you to their Autumn Workshops – Leveling the Playing Field for California Small Business Owners As we enter the beginning of fall and start gearing up for ...
  • CAMEO Members at 2019 OFN Conference October 9, 2019 The 2019 Opportunity Finance Network Conference will be held in Washington, D.C., from October 20-23. It is the premier event in the CDFI industry, attracting more than 1,500 opportunity finance ...
  • Faces of Entrepreneurship Winner Launches Investment Crowdfunding Campaign September 4, 2019 Last year, With Love Market & Cafe was one of the winners of the CAMEO Faces of Entrepreneurship Award. This grocery market, coffee shop, and event space was created by ...
  • Micro Enterprise Home Kitchen Webinars August 7, 2019 Last year, CAMEO and nearly 100 other organizations mobilized thousands of people in support of the Homemade Food Operations Act (AB 626), which legalizes home restaurants and passed unanimously in ...
  • Local Entrepreneurship Ecosystem August 5, 2019 Rural economies are particularly dependent on small business development and they need a supportive environment. Rural areas need to support their indigenous entrepreneurial resources with what these small businesses really ...
  • Independent Entrepreneurs: Policy Myths, Realities, and Success July 24, 2019 July has been a month all about independent entrepreneurs – with a bill that is getting lots of media attention and two CAMEO activities promoting success for independents. Policy AB 5 (Gonzalez) ...
  • What do Women Entrepreneurs Need to Grow? July 24, 2019 Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Initiative (I-WE) publishes first study on what women business owners actually need to grow. By Claudia Viek, Founder/Catalyst, Invest in Women Entrepreneurs Initiative and former CEO of ...
  • 2019 Prosperity Now Scorecard Shows Business Value Gap Is Real July 16, 2019 Prosperity Now has released the local-level data for their 2019 Scorecard, a comprehensive tool that shows the financial well-being of households in the U.S., measured across five issue areas: Financial ...
  • Small Business Amendments in NDAA Bill Passed by House July 15, 2019 On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on a 220-197 vote with no Republican support. Several small business amendments are part of the package, including: Report ...
  • Celebrating Independent Workers on Independence Day July 2, 2019 For the 9th year in a row, our friends at MBO Partners published “The State of Independence in America,” a comprehensive look into the country’s independent workforce – a group ...

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