Get the help you need to grow your bottom line

Small Business Development

Customized Work Plan

Don’t wase time on things you don’t need

Access to low- cost training and innovative technology

Get the skills you need to build your capacity and offer more serivces

One- on- one coaching

Get paired with a business owner who guides you through your plan

PLUS: mentoring, access to capital, contracting opportunites and more!

Why do I need to take an assessment?

No one likes tests, but this is one assessment you want to complete!

The Launch BR Assessment

ensures that we are addressing the true impediments to your company’s growth and sustainability.
covers most large procurers requirements for contracts as well as the requirements for most lines of credit and investment.
Adds you to ur database of small business assets that is shared with our contracting and capital lending partners
Provides a roadmap to your success so that you always know what to tackle next

We ask you about things like bonding capacity, insurance, DBE certification, Small and Emerging Business certification through Louisiana Economic Development, Worker’s Comp. and current available line of credit.

Don’t have these things? Not to worry! We can help you.

The Phases

The Phases



Once you complete your Assessment, someone from the LaunchBR team will contact you to review it and set up your first meeting with a business coach.


Work Plan Development

During your first meeting, you will work with a staff member to create a work plan so that we can help you address any gaps in your business that may be preventing you from engaging in bigger opportunities


Get on Track

Once you have a workplan, one of our staff members will connect you to one of our tracks to get your business on the path to successful scaling.

track 1


14 Week Business Curriculum to give you the tools you need to run a
successful and compliant business.

track 2

Innovative Technology

We help you identify a industry specific technology to add to your company. If you qualify as a small and emerging business, Louisiana Economic Development may be able to help you cover the cost.

track 3

Training and Development

At LaunchBR, we have several awesome partner organizations that host specialized training. Once we identify any training needs, we match you with a training provider such as:

Louisiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Institute for Human Development and Excellence
Louisiana Small Business Development Center
Urban League

track 4

Deal Flow

Now that you are ready to pursue larger opportunities, we connect you with one of our many partners in the Baton Rouge Procurement Opportunity Partnership.