The purpose of the Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC) is to advance entrepreneurship and to support economic and community development in the northeast Louisiana Delta region. The NLBCDC offers business owners resources and services designed to support and sustain a successful business. The small business incubator provides facilities and administrative assistance to fledgling companies thus allowing them to focus on the development or expansion of their business. Training and opportunities that directly impact the quality of life and stimulate economic growth will be offered in communities comprising the targeted region.


Congratulations to incubator tenants Alberta Green, owner of ABG Counseling & Career Consulting and Ieshea Jones, founder and CEO of Direnzic Technology & Consulting for being selected for the Top 20 under 40 Award! We are so proud of your accomplishments and for achieving this well deserved recognition!

08/26/14 09:57

Make plans to attend this timely and important training session on Identity Theft facilitated by Ieshea Jones, owner of Direnzic Technology. This workshop will be held Wednesday, August 20th from 11:00am-12:30pm in Hemphill Hall at ULM. To register visit,

08/14/14 09:02

Congratulations to My Wants and owner, Kelsi Guidry, for being honored with the Micro Business Award at the West Monroe West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Program. Read the article at

07/23/14 16:48

Congratulations to incubator tenant company, Accelerated Business Exchange. Owner Reggie Fontana placed 2nd in the LA Startup Prize July qualifying event. Accelerated Business Exchange moves on to the final event in September, competing for $50,000 in prizes! Read about the event at

07/23/14 16:21

Cypress Entertainment receives national recognition! Check out their mention in Adweek -

03/21/14 09:32

The official press conference announcing the Dirty South Marathon. Congratulations to MyWants for their efforts in making this event a reality -

02/20/14 10:26