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CoWorking, Incubation, & Acceleration in Camden

Coworking community × startup success


Welcome to the CoLab, a coworking & business incubator community in Camden's Downtown Business District along the Delaware River Waterfront.

Designed for entrepreneurs that want flexible office space and a collaborative community, the Camden CoLab offers business services and access to Camden's best academic, business, and institutional resources.

On the light-filled third floor of the Waterfront Technology Center, a LEED Silver building on the Camden Waterfront, CoLab offers new economy workspaces including open desks, semi-private cubes, closed door offices; shared amenities including conference rooms, kitchen and break rooms, lounge and coworking space; and like-minded individuals that collaborate and innovate to push their businesses forward. 

Enjoy easy access to educational and institutional neighbors, public transit, well-kept bike lanes, the waterfront promenade, and free secured parking. Facilities are available 24/7.

Partners include:

Rutgers Camden Technology Campus, Inc. (“RCTC”) is a not for profit 501(c) (3) mixed use business incubator. Its mission is to attract, develop and retain new businesses for Camden.  It provides subsidized rent, professional mentoring, business services and management assistance to emerging early-stage companies and their employees along with access to venture capital and other supportive services. In these ways it works to foster economic growth and business success in Camden and across the region.

Cooper's Ferry Partnership is a not for profit 501(c) (3) economic development organization that works to make Camden a place where people choose to live, work, invest, and visit.

Girl Develop It, Southern New Jersey Chapter is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable programs for adult women interested in learning web and software development in a judgment-free environment. 

Hopeworks 'N Camden uses education, technology, and entrepreneurship to partner with young men and women as they identify and earn a sustainable future. 

Kiva Zip enables Camden-based entrepreneurs to crowdfund 0% interest loans.

LEAP Academy FAB LAB provides CoLab member assistance with and access to software and 3D printers to create prototypes and marketable products.

UCEDC provides on-site free business development programming and access to low-interest loans and investments.

Rutgers Small Business Development Center provides on-site and on campus free and affordable business development training and courses.

Southern New Jersey SCORE connects CoLab members with one-on-one professional mentors.





Waterfront Technology Center
200 Federal Street, Suite 300 Camden, NJ 08103

SecureD Location


Walk to PATCO & RiverLINE

Bike the Ben Franklin Bridge

24/7 Access


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Schedule Tours & Ask QUESTIONs

Call Sha at (856) 757–9154 from 9a – 5p daily or email

RU-Camden & Hopeworks N' Camden's PreAccelerator Spring 2016

Rutgers-Camden CoLab's PreAccelerator is an initiative by Rutgers-Camden University, Cooper's Ferry Partnership, & Hopeworks N' Camden to prepare startup teams for first funding and successful application and entry to leading incubators & accelerators (CoLab included!)

Delivered Monday nights over a 6-week period, this immersive, hands-on curriculum covers key topics like Finance, Marketing, Negotiation, Tech, and Pitching--and much more--with a blend of expert teachers, entrepreneurs, and one-on-one mentoring. 

The First Round kicks off May 2, 2016. Selected participants will gather Mondays from 5-9 pm for an evening of learning and doing, completing weekly assignments to fast track their ideas into viable startup ventures. 

This unique curriculum is personalized for Camden & South Jersey startups, creating the space and skills needed to support startup success. The enrollment investment is $250; scholarships and financing are available.

All interested and potential participants are encouraged to apply here. Email Sha at to ask any questions.