MicroBiz Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • Federal Action on Truth-In-Lending December 3, 2019 As you may know, CAMEO worked on SB 1235, a small business truth-in-lending bill that passed last year. The legislation ensures California small business borrowers have more transparency and clearer ...
  • House Passes Bills that Support Veteran Entrepreneurship November 25, 2019 The California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO) applauds the House of Representatives for its passage of a slew of veteran small business bills. Veterans are an integral part of ...
  • Take Action: Recess Alert November 2019 November 20, 2019 From our friends at Madison Services Group: Why YOU Need to Be An Advocate CAMEO works to grow a healthy, vibrant, thriving environment for all entrepreneurs and start-up businesses every day. On ...
  • Declining Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas Exacerbates Inequity Between Rural and Urban Economies November 14, 2019 CAMEO released an analysis of rural economic development efforts and recommendations for building strong rural small business economies More small businesses are closing than opening in rural areas, widening the economic ...
  • Sen. Wyden Introduces Bill to Boost Capital Access for Women Entrepreneurs November 5, 2019 From Senator Ron Wyden’s office: To mark Women’s Small Business Month, Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today introduced legislation to expand women entrepreneurs’ access to capital.  “Women business owners, particularly women of ...
  • 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 ...

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