MicroBiz Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • PUA Legal Clinic for The Self-Employed June 2, 2020 As part of the federal CARES Act, PUA was established to help business owners, self-employed workers, independent contractors, and others with a limited work history who may not be eligible ...
  • CAMEO Members See Dramatic Increase in Demand June 2, 2020 Thanks to Nancy Swift for her collaboration! With the economic fallout stemming from the pandemic and social distancing measures, we know that all our members have experienced an increase in demand ...
  • Small Business Provisions in The Revised State Budget May 21, 2020 Last week, Governor Newsom unveiled the May Revision of his 2020-21 budget. The new budget adjusts spending priorities to combat the COVID-19 public health crisis and navigate the current economic ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage Virtual Meetup: Collaborating in Uncertain Times May 14, 2020 Given these uncertain times, it’s essential to connect with our colleagues and stay abreast of important information and resources for LA’s small business community – especially our most vulnerable businesses. ...
  • California’s Economic Outlook and Recovery Roadmap May 8, 2020 Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the “Resilience Roadmap,” a detailed set of guidelines for modifying the state’s stay-at-home orders and beginning to reopen businesses in a safe manner.  Source: CA.gov California ...
  • Geographic Distribution of PPP Loans – Where Did The Funding Go? May 7, 2020 The Paycheck Protection Program was designed to provide government-guaranteed forgivable loans to small businesses affected by the COVID19 crisis. The loans are meant to keep employees on payroll as well ...
  • Recursos sobre el “Programa de Préstamos por Desastre” de la SBA April 10, 2020 El día de ayer organizamos un seminario virtual titulado: “Comprendiendo el ‘Programa de Préstamos por Desastres’ de la SBA para los negocios afectados por la epidemia de COVID-19”. La cantidad ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage Spring E-Convening April 9, 2020 During our e-convening, we presented resources for entrepreneurs affected by COVID-19 and had a discussion on best practices and challenges in response to the outbreak’s effects on small businesses. https://youtu.be/KKZCsbbt81c Resources Meeting slides Feedback ...
  • COVID-19 Relief for Independent Contractors and Freelancers April 2, 2020 Thanks to Freelancers Union for providing information for this post! On March 27, the Federal government struck a $2 trillion deal on the third bill to respond to COVID-19 – the ...
  • COVID-19 Concerns for Nonprofits April 1, 2020 Thanks to CalNonprofits for collecting and sharing this information! As the Coronavirus crisis unfolds, our organizations have been focused on how to best serve small businesses in these challenging times. But ...

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