Helping small businesses adapt to the digital marketplace
and confront the impacts of COVID-19
We are happy to announce the continuation of LA Optimized for 2023!
Led by the City of Los Angeles Economic Workforce and Development Department (EWDD) in partnership with the Mayor's Office and Council Districts with Braven Agency as Lead Operator
Small Businesses to Service
Business Listings Created/Optimized
Businesses Selling Online
LA Optimized is a program launched by Los Angeles on January 2021 to bridge the digital divide and help small businesses access the assistance they need to adapt and compete in the digital marketplace. In recognition of the setbacks small business faced during the pandemic, this programs aims to provide the resources, tools, and services necessary to help them remain competitive, grow, and thrive.
Businesses continue to recover and resurge during a changing economic environment. To support businesses in this process, LA Optimized will continue to assist businesses with their technology needs through the use of federal funds. If you are interested in donating towards this effort, please use the form below to contact us.
- L.A. Optimized Team
Join us for the
ACCELERATOR ACADEMY ARCHIVE
The Accelerator Academy provides businesses e-commerce growth and marketing support through its educational programming with the collaboration of corporate donors, non-profit partners, and subject-matter experts. The Accelerator Academy was made possible in partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Sol Price School of Public Policy Center for Economic Development. ALL businesses are welcome to view past Accelerator Academy events.
Watch November Webinar:
View expert advice directly from the California Manufacturing Technology Consulting. Learn about resources and assistance available for small to mid size manufacturers. As a bonus, find out about economic incentives and tax credits available for California Manufacturers.
Businesses must have a current Los Angeles City Business Tax Registration Certificate (BTRCT) to apply. Space is limited. Priority is provided to brick and mortar businesses within L.A. City boundaries with an active BTRC prior to March 2020.
Create or optimize your
business listing to ensure
your business is found.
Assess the health of your current website and e-commerce capabilities to determine how to best improve your site's performance.
Create or optimize your
website so that it caters to your business's specific needs.
Work with Los Angeles creatives who can help provide the branding and creative collateral needed to elevate your business.