Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers "Micro: PreStartups" Performance Units

data.lacity.org | Last Updated 9 Feb 2018

The Los Angeles BusinessSource Centers provide startup ventures and current small business owners various cost effective tools to make their business a success. Through these tools, small businesses can grow and remain competitive within the City of Los Angeles. Microenterprise: Prestartups focuses on providing critical support to entrepreneurs and to prospective new business owners, focusing on low and moderate-income clientele living in the City.

Tags: outcomes, performance units, businesssource, ewdd

This dataset has the following 19 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Calendar Yearcalendar_yeartext
Number Enrollednumber_enrollednumberAll customers that appear to fall within one of the following specified categories of clientele who are generally presumed eligible, i.e., to be “very low (low ) and low (moderate ) income persons”: abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, adults meeting the definition of “severely disabled” as specified below, homeless persons, illiterate adults, persons living with AIDS and migrant farm workers. Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that are deemed eligible, are officially enrolled in a LABSC, and were provided a business service.
Number who Completed Courseworknumber_who_completed_courseworknumberPrestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that complete a workshop or business course. This includes, but is not limited to, Access to Capital training class.
Number who were provided a Business Servicenumber_who_were_provided_a_business_servicenumberPrestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that receive a Business Service, including but not limited to: • Needs Assessment (ALL Prestartups/Startups shall receive a Needs Assessment) • Permits/Licenses • Business Plan/Executive Summary • Certification • Market Assessment • Site-Finding Assistance • Lease Negotiation Assistance • Cash Flow Management • Tax • Consulting • Procurement • Legal Considerations • One-on-One Consulting • Referral to SCORE • Referral to Other Partners
Number who Launched a Businessnumber_who_launched_a_businessnumberA Prestartup that established a legal business license required and satisfactory secondary evidence (i.e. business bank account, website, rental agreement, POS system purchase, etc.).
Number of Opened New Locationsnumber_of_opened_new_locationsnumberAn Operating Business that opened an additional location in the City of LA as a result of direct services by an LABSC (business license required and secondary evidence, i.e. bank account, website, rental agreement, POS system purchase).
Number Provided Access to Capitalnumber_provided_access_to_capitalnumberPrestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that are given one-on-one consultation on how to access capital based on one or more of the following: • Financial Analysis • Personal Credit Report Review • Personal Credit Building/Correction • Business Credit Report Review • Business Credit Building/Correction • Projections Preparation/Modification • Marketing Plan Development/Analysis • Lease Evaluation/Negotiation
Number of Loans Approvednumber_of_loans_approvednumberUnit count of all loans provided to Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that are approved for a loan. Must include information sufficient to substantiate a legitimate loan approval and loan amount as submitted by approving Lender.
Loan Amount Approvedloan_amount_approvednumberDollar amount of all loans provided to Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that are approved for a loan. Must include information sufficient to substantiate a legitimate loan approval and loan amount as submitted by approving Lender.
Number of Loans Packagednumber_of_loans_packagednumberPrestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that submitted required paperwork for review by potential Lender after completing Access to Capital.
Loan Amount Packagedloan_amount_packagednumberPrestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses that submitted required paperwork for review by potential Lender after completing Access to Capital.
Number of Loans Fundednumber_of_loans_fundednumberUnit count of all loans provided to Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Businesses, including information sufficient to substantiate an acceptance of loan funds from Lender on Lender letterhead and signed by Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Business.
Loan Amount Fundedloan_amount_fundednumberDollar amount of all loans provided to Operating Businesses, including information sufficient to substantiate an acceptance of loan funds from Lender on Lender letterhead and signed by Prestartups, Startups, and Operating Business.
Number of Referrals to WSCnumber_of_referrals_to_wscnumberDocumented evidence of acceptance of referral of an Operating Business to a WorkSource Center.
Number of Referrals to Partnernumber_of_referrals_to_partnernumberDocumented evidence of acceptance of referral of Startups, and Operating Businesses to Procurement/Export Partners or one of 9 City of LA Agencies.
Number of FTE Jobs Creatednumber_of_fte_jobs_creatednumberFull time jobs created through the direct services of the LABSC; 51% of jobs created must meet HUD definition of Low-Moderate Income.
Number of FTE Jobs Retainednumber_of_fte_jobs_retainednumberFull time jobs retained through the direct services of the LABSC; 51% of jobs retained must meet HUD definition of Low-Moderate Income.
Number of PTE Jobs Creatednumber_of_pte_jobs_creatednumberPart time jobs created through the direct services of the LABSC; 51% of jobs created must meet HUD definition of Low-Moderate Income. NOTE: Part Time Jobs must be aggregated to reach Full Time Equivalent (FTE) status to meet contractual goal.
Number of PTE Jobs Retainednumber_of_pte_jobs_retainednumberPart time jobs retained through the direct services of the LABSC; 51% of jobs retained must meet HUD definition of Low-Moderate Income. NOTE: Part Time Jobs must be aggregated to reach Full Time Equivalent (FTE) status to meet contractual goal.