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Posted on 3/31/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

While these are challenging times and the uncertainty can be unsettling, LAEDA is doubling down on our commitment to support our small business owners and have a positive impact on society. Click the link to hear a message from the LAEDA family.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Chante Brown

Posted on 3/30/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Chante Brown is the owner and CEO of Instrumental Sterile Processing Institute (ISPI). This business’s mission is to expose then train students to become Certified Registered Central Service Technicians, so they can assist with saving lives one tray at a time also while having the opportunity at competitive pay and growth in the healthcare industry. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Chante Brown to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Alumni Outreach Intern Promotes Women-Owned Businesses for Women’s History Month

Posted on 3/27/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- This semester, the LAEDA Women’s Business Center is proud to announce their first Alumni Outreach Intern, Ashley Davis. As a student at Temple University, Ashley is studying Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Fox School of Business, and has their sights set on becoming a business owner in the future. Through their engagement with our alumni network, Ashley has had the experience to hear from successful female business owners.

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Women’s Business Academy Celebrates Fourth Cohort to Complete 9-Week Business Training Course

Posted on 3/27/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Academy (WBA). Established in 2016 in conjunction with the Women’s Business Center, this nine-week Camden, NJ- On March 11th, the LAEDA Women’s Business Center (WBC) concluded the fourth cohort of its Women’s Business training program closely emulates the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) by creating a community of small business owners and budding entrepreneurs, each of which are paired with a business counselor to provide technical assistance in the creation of their business plan that serve as a road map to business success.

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Jamila Powell Addresses Business Owners & Lenders in Atlantic City

Posted on 2/28/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Atlantic City, NJ – On February 20, 2020, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) hosted its Small Business Resources Event at Stockton University in Atlantic City. The event showcased the various development resources available to small businesses in Atlantic City and the surrounding counties.

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Atlantic City Mayor Invites LAEDA to Support His Small Business Academy

Posted on 2/28/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Atlantic City, NJ – City Hall – On February 24, 2020, the Office of the Mayor of Atlantic City hosted its first information session for its new Small Business Academy (“The Academy”) expressly for city residents. Mayor Marty Smalls Sr. was on hand to greet interested city residents and share his vision for the program.

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Luck: When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Posted on 2/27/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Roman philosopher Seneca once said “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Since March is often associated with St. Patrick's Day, luck, and leprechauns, this business byte is dedicated to preparing for your lucky day. Eric Newman, LBSC Assistant Program Manager, offers reasons why it is important to prepare for opportunities so you have a better chance of finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

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Camden Quick Start Series Turns Out Record Numbers

Posted on 2/26/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- As part of its continued commitment to the community, LAEDA hosted the five week Quick Start Series in both English and Spanish at Salvation Army KROC Center. The program began on February 20th with the ABC’s of Stating a Small Business and will continue throughout March 19th with Business Plan I, Business Plan II, and Marketing, and Credit Management.

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Lights, Camera, Action! LAEDA WBC's Sophie Werner Makes an Appearance on Latino Motion

Posted on 2/26/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Galloway, NJ- LAEDA WBC Program Manager, Sophie Werner sat down with Latino Motion host Bert Lopez to speak about the LAEDA Women’s Business and its services. Latino Motion with Bert Lopez is a weekly interview show, highlighting issues impacting the local South Jersey Latino Community, while advancing understanding of Latino cultural heritage and its contributions to society.

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LAEDA's Alumni Networking Event- Alternative Ways to Finance Your Business

Posted on 2/17/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Thursday February 13, 2020 our LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) and Women’s Business Academy Alumni got together for our Alumni Networking Event: Alternative Ways to Finance Your Business. In this networking event our Alumni learned the fundamentals of accessing capital through various methods other than traditional lending.

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