Our mission is to grow a healthy, vibrant, thriving environment for all entrepreneurs and start-up businesses by advancing the work of our statewide member network.
Our vision is to create economic opportunity for all entrepreneurs, to build wealth and strong California communities.
Our member organizations provide entrepreneurs with small business financing such as loans and credit, technical assistance and business management training.
In 2010, CAMEO members served 22,000 very small businesses with training, business and credit assistance and loans. These firms – largely start-ups with less than five employees – supported or created 38,000 new jobs in California.
Supporters are now helping to
Consider Andrea M. (real person, not real name for fear of losing benefits) from Sacramento who called the CAMEO office. She was laid off from her job at a telecommunications company. Fortunately, Andrea had been moonlighting as a small business owner of her website design company. Instead of waiting for a corporate job to open and be hired, she intends to create her own job and run her business…
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