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Our latest blog posts on micro-business.

  • 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 ...
  • 2019 CAMEO Member Survey Results June 26, 2019 The results of our 2019 Member Survey are in! Thank you to everyone who took the time to give us their thoughtful answers and opinions – it will help us ...
  • CalEITC Expansion to Support California Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs June 19, 2019 Governor Gavin Newsom’s “California for All” State Budget seeks to expand California’s Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), a move that will benefit small businesses and low-and-middle-income working families. The Earned ...

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