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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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A Moment with our WBA Graduate- Michelle Martinez

Posted on 10/28/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Michelle Martinez Hernandez is the owner of Totan Contracting, which offers home improvement and roofing services to clients in the tri-state area. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Women’s Business Academy. We had a chance to sit down with Michelle to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA WBC’s training program.

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LAEDA’s First Annual Alumni Business Expo and Virtual Holiday Market

Posted on 10/27/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- Check off your holiday shopping list from the comfort of your own home while supporting local small businesses! Virtually join our network of incredible alumni business owners on Thursday, December 3 at 7PM for LAEDA’s first Annual Alumni Business Expo and Virtual Holiday Market.

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Business Plan Writing

Posted on 10/27/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On the evening of October 22nd, Mr. Eric Newman, Assistant program of LAEDA Business Services Center, taught Business Plan Writing to a virtual audience of 19 students representing current and aspiring business owners from Southern New Jersey.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate - Unique Lewis

Posted on 9/30/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Unique Lewis is the owner of Prolific Beauty, which is dedicated to providing all natural, plant based skincare products. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Unique Lewis to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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