The Latin Business Association Institute (LBA-Institute) is a non-profit educational, research and economic development organization that provides technical assistance and enhanced business opportunities to the Latino business community.

The LBA-Institute mission is to serve as an economic catalyst by attracting and developing new markets as well as facilitating business start-ups and providing education and expansion for the Latin Business community.

Founded in 1998 by the Latin Business Association, LBA-Institute is the leading connection between Latino entrepreneurs and the business marketplace. Since its founding, the LBA-Institute, in conjunction with its corporate alliances, has generated millions of dollars in loans and procurement contracts.