CAMEO Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • PUA Legal Clinic for the Self-Employed: The Results October 27, 2020PUA Legal Clinic for the Self-Employed: The Results
    As part of the federal CARES Act for COVID-19 relief, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program was established to help business owners, self-employed workers, independent contractors, and others with a ...
  • PPP Loan Forgiveness Remains Confusing for Borrowers and Lenders October 14, 2020PPP Loan Forgiveness Remains Confusing for Borrowers and Lenders
    Last week, SBA and Treasury announced a new, simpler application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness for loans under $50,000. They also added information to the PPP’s FAQ section ...
  • Study Reveals Jobs Created by Micro-Businesses Provide More than Traditional Benefits September 16, 2020
    From our friends at the Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California: The Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California (MECISC) is proud to announce the release of the study, “Micro-Businesses in Inland ...
  • Grow With Google Virtual Workshops September 16, 2020
    CAMEO would like to invite you to join us, and Grow with Google and the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) at the Governor’s Office of Business & ...
  • Central Coast Regional Member Meeting 2020 September 15, 2020
    https://youtu.be/lJHwyem0wFw As we enter the fall, we are bringing together our Central Coast members for a virtual meeting to discuss how we can continue to support you and your clients as ...
  • Inland Empire Regional Member Meeting 2020 September 3, 2020
    https://youtu.be/oo6adcMdlR8 Small business owners have had the heartbreaking experience of laying off their valued employees. New business owners are struggling with how to navigate the challenges of growing their businesses and ...
  • California Legislature Wrapped up on Monday September 3, 2020
    The state Senate approved AB 1864, legislation that will create the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) to replace the existing Department of Business Oversight. The tougher regulator will ...
  • EA Virtual Meetup: Designing Inclusive Products and Programs September 2, 2020
    For our August meetup, we invited our colleagues to talk about how they are designing their products and programs with inclusion in mind. The topic was a follow-up on solutions ...
  • EA Virtual Meetup: Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in a Female Recession September 2, 2020
    For our September meetup, we invited our colleagues to talk about how they are supporting women entrepreneurs in America’s first female recession. It was a great conversation – and a ...
  • COVID-19 Response Survey: The Results August 27, 2020
    It’s been almost six months since California first locked down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the outlook for small businesses remains shaky. Having reopened and shut back down ...

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