North Louisiana Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

Helping Great Founders Build Great Companies

The NorLEAP and EAP Accelerator Programs are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow ideas into businesses by providing them with expertise, mentorship and key connections needed to fuel their success.

The NorLeap accelerator program will expand EAP services to 21 parishes in North Louisiana.

Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Claiborne, DeSoto, East Carroll, Franklin, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Red River, Richland, Sabine, Tensas, Union, Webster, and West Carroll.

NorLEAP is the result of a two-year EDA grant under the Economic Adjustment Assistance program. With EDA assistance, the NorLEAP Program will foster sustainable economic growth throughout North Louisiana.

Our Target Startups and Small Businesses

Innovative Ideas – Any Vertical and Industry

Must be a Viable Market and Need for Product/Service

Growth in Industry

Valid Business Model

Scalable Idea

Executable Idea

Existing Business Looking to Expand

How Do We Help?

We begin by assessing the need of the Startup/Business and review any materials they may already have prepared. Some of the services we provide include:

Pitch Deck

Business Model

Marketing Strategy

Financial Model

Pro Forma Financial Statements

Sales Strategy

Product Roadmap

Management Presentations



Accelerate Your Idea Today!

NorLEAP is funded by EDA and BRF, and is an expansion of the EAP program.

This webpage was prepared by BRF using Federal funds under award 08.69.05253 from the Economic Development Administration (EDA), U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the EDA or the U.S. Department of Commerce.

About Us

The Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program (EAP) helps create wealth for entrepreneurs by analyzing viable ideas and products, matching them with informed investors, and nurturing them toward rewarding markets.



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