Economic Influence

LSBDC influences communities by working with clients to develop small businesses. For the last 15 years, these client relationships have helped sustain Louisiana’s economy. LSBDC’s services locate potential start-up and expansion capital. As a result, our clients sell billions worth of Louisiana products all over the world and have created thousands of new jobs, transforming Louisiana’s business environment.

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 workshops and seminars to over 92,000 attendees.

Economic Impact

Each Day LSBDC Clients:

Economic Impact Client Statistics

Economic Impact Clients

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.

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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.