Empowering People
& Revitalizing the Community

Your DreamWall Pivots, Continues to Inspire During Pandemic

Posted on 8/31/2021 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Marcela Tapiero started Your DreamWall LLC back in 2019, left her nine-to-five to work the business full-time and attended LAEDA WBC’s Women’s Business Academy in Winter 2020. As with many fellow entrepreneurs, she has pivoted her business and has found ways to connect with her audience despite obstacles.

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Gita’s Mobile Cafe Serves Up Successful Grand Opening

Posted on 8/31/2021 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Pennsauken, NJ – Cooper River Park is now home to the mouth-watering aroma of cilantro sliders on perfectly crunchy tostones, freshly fried breakfast pastelillos, and many more Puerto Rican favorites.

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Business Byte: How to Create Your Business Profile on Google

Posted on 8/30/2021 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

In this month’s Business Byte, Jamila Powell, LAEDA’s WBC Program Manager, will discuss how to add your business profile to Google. If you ever wanted to know how potential clients can find you on Google, is the video for you!

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Yhanne's House of Cheesecakes LLC

Posted on 8/27/2021 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Yhanne and Tiffany Battle are the owners and operators of Yhanne’s House of Cheesecakes LLC. Tiffany Battle is a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Ocean First Foundation Awards $5,000 Grant to LAEDA

Posted on 8/26/2021 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ – Starting a business in South Jersey can be difficult, but thanks to the Ocean First Foundation and its support of the Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA), it got a lot easier.

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LAEDA CEO Keynotes, Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Business: The Power of Culture Event

Posted on 7/27/2021 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

On June 15, 2021, the Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce held “Hispanic Business: The Power of Culture” to underscore the immense positive impact of the Hispanic business community on the local economy and region, and discuss how to continually support this fast-growing segment of business owners.

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Ready to Start Homesteading? Local First-Generation Farmer Says, ‘Go for It!’

Posted on 7/27/2021 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Kededra Holmes is first-generation farmer, U.S. veteran, serial entrepreneur and the founder of Lovely Hen LLC, a family-run farm in Southampton, NJ that specializes in exotic breeds of chickens, makes custom chicken coops, and designs luxury homesteading set-ups including tree-planting, gardening and organic living landscapes.

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Food Entrepreneurs Graduate from Santander Bank’s Cultivate Small Business Program

Posted on 7/20/2021 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Santander Bank’s 12-week program Cultivate Small Business came to a close on June 29, 2021 with a virtual graduation ceremony. The 85 food entrepreneurs from New Jersey and Massachusetts were joined by their friends, family and mentors gathered on Zoom to celebrate their accomplishments over the past 12 weeks.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduates - Tisha Davis

Posted on 7/20/2021 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Tisha Davis is the owner and operator of Design Junkie Tees, a custom T-shirt design company. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP). We had a chance to sit down with Tisha Davis to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Generational Wealth

Posted on 7/20/2021 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Have you ever said you want to create a successful business that will leave a legacy for your loved ones after they are gone? The concept, known as generational wealth, refers to any kind of asset that families pass down to their children or grandchildren, whether in the form of cash, investment funds, stocks and bonds, properties or even entire companies.

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