The Technology Business Development Center (TBDC) was founded in 2006. Our goal is to facilitate business development and growth by educating entrepreneurs, encouraging innovation, and connecting businesses to vital services. Located on Louisiana Tech University’s campus, the TBDC is right in Ruston, Louisiana, giving it a centralized location in the northern region of the state .
The TBDC serves new and current businesses along the I-20 corridor of north Louisiana. TBDC services connect entrepreneurs with information, assistance, and resources needed to begin and pursue development of their businesses. The Center provides a variety of core services. Some of these services include:
- Business planning
- Market research
- Financial projections
- Management assistance
- Educational opportunities
The TBDC also aims to help build the capacity of entrepreneurs by connecting them with support systems and providing business development assistance.