© 2017 Louisiana Small Business Initiative

ABOUT US

Louisiana Small Business Initiative (LASBI) is a division of Spottswood Community Development Corporation, an IRS-approved non-profit agency based in the New Orleans, LA area.

 

Our Mission:
To help Small, Emerging and Disadvantaged Businesses succeed by providing quality Technical Assistance Services, Business Solutions and Other Initiatives.  To fulfill our mission, LASBI operates multifaceted initiatives with four overarching principals:

 

  1. Serve as a small business advocate;

  2. Develop strategies to bring about economic and social transformation;

  3. Deliver resources for disadvantaged business owners, businesses and communities; and

  4. Equip entrepreneurs to succeed in the 21st century.

 

What We Do:
LASBI is a one-stop-shop for small businesses offering comprehensive business solutions and initiatives including:

 

  • Back Office Services

  • Technical Assistance

  • Micro-financing/Funding

  • Rural Business Support Center

 
Each year, thousands of new Louisiana businesses fail because they lack the expertise or financing.  LASBI is here to ensure that your business is equipped with the expertise or financing your business needs and deserves.