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Congratulations and New Beginnings for Class 85

Posted on 12/2/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On November 13, 2019, entrepreneurs of class 85 had their last Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) class. In this class, participants highlight what was learned, Ah-ha moments, favorite class, and biggest challenges while working to complete the program. The graduates also spoke about how keeping in touch with not only one another but also LAEDA was important.

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LAEDA’s Tips to Help Businesses Survive the Holiday Shopping Rush!

Posted on 12/2/2019 by EDTP Coordinator

In this month’s Business Byte, LAEDA’s new Program Manager for LAEDA’s Business Services Center, Kat Harrison, advises business owners on what to consider and to prepare for December’s holiday rush. From employee training to self-care, we hope you find these tips helpful!

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate-Vanessa Jenkins

Posted on 11/27/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Vanessa Jenkins is the owner and CEO of Sew Perfect by Vanessa, LLC. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Vanessa Jenkins to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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5 Resources for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Posted on 11/8/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Jamila Powell, Program Manager of the LAEDA Women's Business Center, shares 5 valuable resources for veterans, service-members, and their families who want to start or grow a small business.

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LAEDA Celebrates its 2019 Graduates with a Night of Celebration and Networking

Posted on 11/4/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

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 24th at Camden’s Salvation Army Kroc Center, the event featured 31 newly minted graduates from the Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019 cohorts.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Delores Corbett

Posted on 10/23/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Delores Corbett is the owner and CEO of Secure Benefits Group LLC, which offers services to employers who need the best group insurance plans for their employees, as well as, seniors who need assistance understanding and purchasing Medicare plans. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Delores Corbett to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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The Developmental Phases Of The Entrepreneur

Posted on 10/2/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Where are you in your business' development? Are you at the Side Hustle Stage? Maybe Self-Employed? How about Business Owner? Watch the video to see where you stand!

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Andrea Riley

Posted on 9/26/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Andrea Riley is the owner and operator of The Marriage Service Technicians (MST), which offers training, coaching, counseling and mentoring services and resources for marriages and families. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Andrea to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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LAEDA Alumni Connections Initiative- Creating Your Dream Team Part 1

Posted on 9/15/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Social gatherings and connecting with others is a vital part of succeeding in not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. Building valuable relationships are essential in all walks of life. In Cherry Hill, NJ- on September 12th, LAEDA had another one of its Alumni Networking Event entitled Creating Your Dream Team Part 1. LAEDA Alumni and staff gathered to discuss personal and professional goals, achievements, and challenges. The LAEDA Alumni Connections Initiative was established to create opportunities for alumni to connect with each other through networking, workshops, and other events.

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5 Back To School Tips for Business

Posted on 9/4/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Back to School is not just for kids. In this video, LAEDA's CEO Ray Lamboy, discusses how business owners should use this time of the year to get back to business to improve their skills as business owners.

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