Over the last decade and a half, the Louisiana Small Business Development Center has provided over 350,000 hours of entrepreneurial counseling to more than 55,000 entrepreneurs and offered over 5,000 training events and seminars to over 92,000 attendees.
LSBDC services have helped small firms throughout the Pelican State raise start-up and expansion capital, start new companies, and sell billions worth of Louisiana products and services throughout the world. As a result, LSBDC clients have created thousands of new jobs.
in capital formation
in new sales
(January 2001 – January 2017)
Each business day LSBDC clients:
open 1 new business
create 5 new jobs
save 3 jobs
obtain $342,860 in capital
gain $323,584 in new sales
Native American 1%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Veterans/Disabled Veterans 9%
What our Clients say!
95% of our clients believe our services are beneficial.
90% of our clients believe our consultants are skilled and knowledgeable.
85% of our clients would recommend our services to others.
What the Research shows!
Nearly 70% of pre-venture clients start a new business.
LSBDC clients experience greater increase in sales and employment levels as compared to the average Louisiana business.