Small Business Technical Assistance

Louisiana Economic Development

Cơ Quan Hướng Dẫn và Đào Tạo Doanh Nghiệp
13435 Granville Street, New Orleans LA 70129
Phone (504) 255-0400 / Fax (504) 255-255-0490

Small and Emerging Business Development Program -SEBD

  With a commitment to ongoing, sustainable economic and human development, the purpose of LED’s SEBD program helps Louisiana’s small businesses help themselves by providing managerial and technical assistance training needed to grow and sustain a small business.


   The program is open to all Louisiana small businesses that meet the eligibility requirements for both the business and the owner.  Certification is effective for up to 10 years or until the firm no longer meets the eligibility requirements for the program.
    Once a small business is SEBD certified, assistance funds are available for small businesses in the following areas:

  • Entrepreneurial training  
  • Legal assistance 
  • Web development training
  • Managerial and technical training
  • Marketing and design
  • Computer skills
  • Accounting resources   


  • Complete the initial application at
  • LED reviews the online application 
  • Certification status is emailed to applicant
  • Contact an intermediary for an assessment
  • Receive assistance as identified in the assessment

The VIET business TA team is ready to assist you with the application process.  For more information and assistance with certification and assessment of your business needs, contact the following person at: 
Lang Le (504) 575-9620 or