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“I’m on Top of my Business Credit! – Or Am I?”

Posted on 12/24/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Here at LAEDA, we want to make sure our clients are always on top of their credit. Thus, we regularly give seminars on both business and personal credit management so that entrepreneurs of all stages and ages have a regular opportunity to ensure their credit history and scores help them reach their business goals.

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Making Goals Using the Smart Goals Method

Posted on 12/24/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

LAEDA's January Biz Byte is about using the SMART method for creating your 2021 Business Goals. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound. Watch to learn a very useful method for planning out your goals for 2021 and setting your business up for success this coming year. Kat Harrison, LBSC Program Manager explains more about this.

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A Moment with our WBA Graduate- Aesha Porterfield

Posted on 12/18/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Aesha Porterfield is the owner and grooming specialist of Phoenix Grooming Studio, which offers combines old school with new school by providing timeless haircuts with facials and aromatherapy, services that were traditionally only offered in a spa. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Women’s Business Academy. We had a chance to sit down with Aesha to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA WBC’s training program.

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Click Here for Holiday Deals from Our First Annual Alumni Holiday Market

Posted on 12/11/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 7PM to 8PM LAEDA hosted its first Annual Alumni Business Expo and Virtual Holiday Market where viewers from the comfort of their own homes got to hear from LAEDA graduates about their holiday specials, current promotions, and new products. There are vouchers/Gift cards ranging from the following services and much more: hair styling, mobile bartending, accounting, massage therapy, health & wellness, roofing/siding contractors, marriage/family counseling, entertainment, digital, event planning, facial and cleaning. Therefore, you have a variety of valuable products and services to purchase for people on your holiday gift list.

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Virtual Networking

Posted on 11/23/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Eric Newman, LBSC Assistant Program Manager, discusses how to find and prepare for virtual networking opportunities during this holiday season. This business byte also covers how to prepare a virtual business pitch for potential customers or investors.

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Holiday Deals Are Just a Click Away: First Annual Alumni Business Expo and Virtual Holiday Market

Posted on 11/20/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- In just a couple days, LAEDA will be hosting its first Annual Alumni Business Expo and Virtual Holiday Market! Join us on Thursday, December 3 from 7PM to 8PM from the comfort of your own home to hear from LAEDA graduates about their holiday specials, current promotions, and new products!

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Congratulations and New Beginnings for LAEDA's EDTP Class 88

Posted on 11/19/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On Wednesday, November 13th, 2020 LAEDA congratulated the 88th Session of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) virtually through video conferencing for the completion of the EDTP. This session marks the end of the EDTP session virtually with our EDTP session of 88 since the COVID-19 pandemic. LAEDA welcomed even more members to its family here at LAEDA because our alumni are not just business owners, but also a part of our LAEDA alumni family as well.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Jacqueline Morton

Posted on 11/18/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Jacqueline Morton is the owner of Jacquie Handbags, which are for that every event woman who is on the go but still wants a functional fashion accessory that makes a personal statement of self-expression and status. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with Jacqueline Morton to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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LAEDA Hosts Its 1st Ever Virtual Graduation

Posted on 11/2/2020 by Ray Lamboy

Camden, NJ- A favorite tradition amongst staff, every October LAEDA takes the time to acknowledge its community of entrepreneurs and small business owners with an annual graduation ceremony for its cornerstone nine-week trainings, the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) and the Women’s Business Academy. Held on Thursday, October 29th, the event featured 27 newly minted graduates from the Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020 cohorts. The only difference was that this year, the tradition went virtual.

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Watch This Before Applying to Small Business Grants

Posted on 10/29/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

“Free” money even comes with non-monetary costs. Join Sophie Werner, Assistant Program Manager at the LAEDA Women’s Business Center as she shares reputable grant databases, resources and what you need to keep in mind before applying for the next small business grant for your business.

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