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LAEDA, CLHI Partner to Support Camden Vendors

Posted on 5/26/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ --- LAEDA and Camden Lutheran Housing Incorporated, Inc. (CLHI) partnered to provide a 6-part series business course were micro-entrepreneurs with product-based businesses learn about how to become a professional vendor and online retailer. The class was followed by a business pitch competition, in which winners received a vendor starter kit, fully equipped to prepare them for vending season.

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A Moment with our WBA Graduate- Monique Powell

Posted on 5/25/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Monique Powell is the owner and operator of Sew Mystique Boutique The company offers handmade fashion accessories perfect for trendy, chic and unique individuals! Monique Powell is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Women's Business Academy (WBA). 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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Camden's Small Business Week Celebrated at the Camden Kroc Center

Posted on 5/24/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On May 4, 2022, LAEDA joined local organizations and small businesses at the Kroc Center in Camden to celebrate National Small Business Week. Jamila Powell, MBA, the Program Manager for the LAEDA Women's Business Center was one of the panelists Wells Fargo hosted to provide information on how to build capacity and elevate small businesses to the next level. The small business leaders in Camden were highlighted as well as the network of local organizations who support them every single day and on each and every step of their journey.

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LAEDA Intern Launches Alumni Then and Now Series

Posted on 5/22/2022 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

LAEDA is not for profit economic development organization dedicated to assisting emerging entrepreneurs and small business owners to start and grow their businesses in Camden, Burlington, Gloucester, Atlantic and Cumberland counties in New Jersey.

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LAEDA and Parkside Business and Community in Partnership (PBCIP) Host Invest Parkside Event

Posted on 5/2/2022 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On April 28th LAEDA in collaboration with Parkside Business and Community in Partnership (PBCIP) hosted an event at the Camden Historical Society to showcase all the exciting things happening in the Camden neighborhood. This event was hosted as an initiative under the The Parkside collaborative. The Parkside collaborative is a group of partners – Camden County Historical Society, NJ Conservation Foundation, LAEDA, HopeWorks, and PBCIP – coming together to transform and revitalize the Parkside neighborhood of Camden, NJ.

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LAEDA Brings Small Business Financing Series to Atlantic City

Posted on 5/2/2022 by Ray Lamboy

Atlantic City, NJ— On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, the LAEDA’s Small Business Financing Series wrapped up at the Chelsea Pub & Inn in the Chelsea neighborhood of Atlantic City. LAEDA partnered with Chelsea EDC to provide business training and help administer the Small Business Capital Grant Program, which is designed support the growth and development of businesses in Atlantic City.

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