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LAEDA Launches New Cohort of Entrepreneurial Development Training Program –84th edition!

Posted on 4/29/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Wednesday, April, 17th, LAEDA hosted yet another orientation for those embarking on the nine-week journey of entrepreneurship education, one-on-one counseling, and business planning to start or grow their businesses. The training lab at the corner of 5th and Market Streets (across from City Hall), was full of 15 businesses spanning a diverse body of industries.

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Food Trucking 101 - The Drive Down the Path to Success Continues

Posted on 4/28/2019 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- As part of its continued commitment to providing high-quality educational programs that are relevant and impactful to the community in South Jersey, LAEDA hosted Food Trucking 101. The 8-week course was designed for those going into the mobile food industry to help them open and maintain the business. The program concluded on Thursday, April 25th with a celebration dinner and presentation of certificates to all the graduates. Alex LaBant, Assistant Program Manager and Jamila Powell, Program Director spoke to each graduate about using LAEDA’s resources and taking advantage of its business counseling to further their entrepreneurial careers.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Michelle D. Smith

Posted on 4/26/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Michelle D. Smith is the owner and operator of Fit-n-Fun4Kidz, LLC, which helps people to take care of their health and wellness. She is also 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.

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