• Launch Your Business

  • Your Success Story Starts Here

    These are the local and regional resources available to you to help you take your big idea and make it a reality. Your success starts here!

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  • Louisiana Central acts as a catalyst, leader, and connector to build a knowledge and innovation-driven economy so that the central Louisiana region will continue growing into a uniquely creative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial place.


  • With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Louisiana's economic future, LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.


  • The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.


  • geauxBIZ is your one-stop site for launching your new business in the state of Louisiana.



  • LSBDC influences communities by working with clients to develop small businesses. LSBDC’s services locate potential start-up and expansion capital. 


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  • The Minority Business Development Agency is in the United States Department of Commerce that promotes growth and competitiveness of the United States' minority-owned businesses, including Hispanic and Latino American, Asian Pacific American, African American, and Native American businesses.

  • We provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with free, easy access to the vital assistance, resources, and information they need—when they need it.



  • PTAC's mission is to increase the federal, state and local government contract award dollars to businesses in Northwest Louisiana. This organization offers FREE one-on-one business counseling services to help you identify potential markets for your product or service and help you create professional bid proposals. 


  • NLEP provides professional economic development services to the 14-parish region of North Louisiana, including lead generation and prospect management.