A searchable database of manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors in the United States provided by the Department of Commerce. Useful for those seeking to source Made in the U.S.A. textiles, apparel, and footwear products.
Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business
The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation develops and coordinates the Freeman School’s offerings in entrepreneurship, including coursework, academic research and student programing. The Center, which oversees the Tulane Family Business Center and Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship, as well as the Tulane Business Model Competition has a strong focus on community outreach, designing and delivering programs that support the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and addressing unmet business needs in New Orleans and the Gulf South.
Steps for starting a business in Louisiana. Register your business name, and register your business with the Louisiana Secretary of State, Department of Revenue, and the Louisiana Workforce Commission.
"LSBDC business consultants will help you evaluate your business idea, prepare marketing strategies, determine financing needs, develop a loan proposal,conduct industry and market research, and create an actionable business plan."
A trusted resource for data on Southeast Louisiana to include disaster recovery, regional economic analysis, workforce development, racial disparity indicators, blight reduction, affordable housing, and coastal population movements.