& Revitalizing the Community
Valerie Stancill and Nicole Cooper are the owners and operators of Cloud9 Wellness, and Valerie is a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with her and her business partner, Nicole Cooper to ask about their experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.
On April 5, 2017, LAEDA hosted a seminar/workshop, attended by committed entrepreneurs, to learn about the different types of pricing strategies in accordance with the type of small business an owner has, how to find your break-even price, how marketing plays a role in the pricing aspect, how to charge for a product or service, and much more. Beth Filla, Training and Technical Assistance Officer at UCEDC, shared her expertise on understanding and knowing your cost structure and how it helps determine the price of your product or service, how to find your break-even point, about the essentials and factors that go into pricing and marketing, and much more.
The sun shined brightly outside the TD Bank located on Tilton Road in Northfield; it had proven to be a lovely April evening. Inside, however, a large group of Atlantic County residents had pushed aside any desire to enjoy the weather and focused on the laying the groundwork that would pave the way for their businesses’ success.
On March 9, 2017, LAEDA hosted a seminar/workshop, attended by dedicated entrepreneurs, to learn the usage of QuickBooks, how to maintain it, how to keep track of payables/receivables accounts, planning business budget and much more. Christina McNamara, President of Emperor Accounting LLC, shared her expertise on the features of QuickBooks, the essentials of putting data onto your QuickBooks, how to use it to manage your small business in all aspects, and much more.
Davon Clark is the owner and operator of ADC Kid (A Davon Clark) company, and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with him to ask about his experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.
Starting your own business can be challenging, but thanks to the Latin American Economic Development Association (LAEDA), its Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP), and two grants totaling $5,000 from the Investors Foundation and the Roma Community Bank Foundation, it may be getting a little easier!
Ishia Morton is the owner and operator of Bookkeeping Lab, and a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.
On a February evening, several women came to the LAEDA seminar room to hear WBC Program Manager, Jamie Shanker, present on the key components necessary for starting a small business. From pondering viability to marketing to financing, this “Business Basics” seminar was a 2-hour comprehensive overview of the decisions that go in to setting up a small business. Our 5-week Jump Start and 9-week EDTP courses go in to more detail on all of these topics.
CAMDEN -- Bank of America has announced The Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA) as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder. The nonprofit is being recognized for its economic and entrepreneurial development work in challenged communities across South Jersey. LAEDA's work in Camden, specifically, has contributed to the community's revitalization and growth. Through Neighborhood Builders, Bank of America provides nonprofits with a unique combination of leadership development opportunities, $200,000 in flexible funding to support nonprofit initiatives, a network of peer organizations across the U.S. and the opportunity to access capital in order to expand their impact in South Jersey communities.
On January 26, 2017, LAEDA hosted a seminar/workshop, attended by 40 entrepreneurs, to learn the role of perfecting your website, social, and email and the effects of valuable branding campaigns in attracting more customers and increasing your business presence. Joyce Garabedian, owner of Web and Logo Solutions, shared her expertise on ways to get your social media and email working for you, the latest technologies to build up your brand and protect it, build your customers loyalty along with growing your business, and much more.
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