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Business Byte: The Road Back

Posted on 6/30/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

In this month’s Business Byte Eric Newman, LBSC Assistant Program Manager, informs viewers on LAEDA’s upcoming webinars and training sessions that aim to help small business owners bounce back from the initial COVID-19 outbreak, relaunch their businesses, and position themselves for success. Mr. Newman also discusses new opportunities with some of our partners during this period of transition and provides a few words of encouragement.

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LAEDA- A Word From Our Alumni During This Pandemic

Posted on 6/29/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in all areas and during this pandemic we had a chance to ask some of our alumna from our LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) how they are using their talents and resources, what is their motivation to keep on going, if they have any advice to offer to others and how our program, resources and tools helped them during this time.

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LAEDA Women’s Business Center Supports Small Business Owners by Offering COVID-19 Resources

Posted on 6/29/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

As restrictions on businesses continue in an effort to halt the spread of this novel virus, federal and state governments have provided funds through various programs to meet the immediate needs of small business owners. In order to navigate these programs, apply for funding, and reinvent their businesses in these unprecedented times, LAEDA and LAEDA Women’s Business Center (WBC) have provided COVID-19-related assistance to over 300 small business owners.

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Essential Worker, Event Planning Entrepreneur Celebrates Life’s Blessings

Posted on 6/29/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- Over the past 9 weeks, healthcare essential worker and entrepreneur Tracy Ferguson has been investing time in her start-up event planning business, Passion Driven Parties LLC. Ms. Ferguson attended LAEDA’s 87th session of its flagship 9-week business training course. This course walks students through the creation of a comprehensive business plan and brings in experts from the fields of Human Resources, Business Law, Tax Accounting, Marketing, Real Estate, Personnel, Insurance, and more. Though the 87th session, this class was the first to be taught exclusively online.

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Congratulations and New Beginnings for Class 87 of LAEDA's Virtual EDTP Class

Posted on 6/26/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On June 17, 2020, the entrepreneurs in the LAEDA's first virtual nine-week Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) had their last class. During this class, participants were able to express what they learned, "Ah-Ha" moments, biggest challenges as well as favorite class. It was very inspiring to hear participants' thoughts on these topics as well as how important LAEDA and its staff were in supporting their entrepreneurial goals.

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