Connected in South Louisiana
South Louisiana provides a unique fiber-optic network and homegrown software engineering talent that continues to attract the world’s newest and most innovate software companies.
Significant investments include CGI Group, Inc., one of the leading independent information technology and business process services firms in the world and startups like Waitr, one of the country’s fastest growing food service apps rapidly expanding across the South.
With a focus on growing our software industry and the collaboration of state and local resources to provide customized incentive packages for growing businesses, software and technology, South Louisiana companies take advantage of:
- Bold incentives like digital interactive media and software development tax credits
#7 Best Cost of Doing Business in the nation
- Ability to recruit and retain talent from a number of Louisiana universities focused on meeting and exceeding the software workforce demand with new initiatives
- Proximity to an ecosystem of partners across academic, public, and private sectors
- Availability of business sites to incubate, grow, and expand