Newark Entrepreneurs and business owners can now acquire the knowledge to grow their business and improve. NCEDC has partnered with multiple entrepreneurial workshops to make business planning and coaching available to all Newarkers. We have sent businesses to Rising Tide, IFEL, Goldman Sachs and more to make sure that Newark Businesses grow in stride with a complex economy. Below are some of the organizations that we partner with to meet Newark business needs.
Please see below for some our partners that we have worked with in the past.
Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL)
In 2015, Newark CEDC piloted its first Community Storefront Program (CSP) in Newark’s South Ward commercial corridor, Clinton Avenue. In partnership with IFEL, CSP program participants received business training through IFEL’s WIBO 16-Week Workshop. Newark CEDC and IFEL continued their partnership to provide business training for the West Ward community’s aspiring entrepreneurs in Fall 2016.
8th Annual Next Level Conference
On January 29, 2016, Newark CEDC collaborated with IFEL to present a long day conference filled with workshops to help entrepreneurs and business owners learn innovative techniques to reboot their business.
Rising Tide Community Capital
In 2016, Newark CEDC partnered with Rising Tide Community Capital to provide North Ward Community Storefront Program participants business training through their Community Business Academy program.