MicroBiz Blog

Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • CAMEO Welcomes Jesse Torres as Incoming Board Chair December 12, 2019 CAMEO is proud to announce Jesse Torres as our incoming board chair for 2020.  Jesse Torres is the principal and founder of ArroyoWest LLC, a consulting firm based in Los Angeles ...
  • 25th Anniversary Celebration Recap December 12, 2019 25 years – a quarter of a century –  may seem like a long time. But to those of us who have focused on the work and challenges that come ...
  • 2019 Holiday Shopping Guide December 10, 2019 Get your gifts from local and independent businesses this holiday season! The holidays are in full swing, and for many of us, that means shopping. Whether it’s Christmas gifts or party ...
  • Small Business Saturday Impact Reached Record High December 9, 2019 Atmosphere is seen during the American Express small business event at Oddfellows Ice Cream on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 in New York. (Andrew Kelly/American Express via AP Images) 2019 marked the ...
  • 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 ...

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