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MBDA Business Center Chicago, Illinois

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About this Center

HandshakeThe MBDA Business Center - Chicago is funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and is operated by the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (ChicagoMSDC) in partnership with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC).

The MBDA Business Center - Chicago seeks to develop alliances with local, state, and federal government agencies, major corporations, banks, financial resources and the minority business community to create larger, more strategic minority entrepreneurs.


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Core Business Services

We evaluate and assist MBEs in pursuit of traditional debt financing, equity funding or alternative capital access resources. We serve as a liaison to financial institutions on behalf of MBEs seeking financial assistance and provide loan packaging and placement assistance for purchases, refinancing, lines of credit, factoring, and SBA lending.

We have a large network of bonding resources to meet your bonding needs. We work with companies that can meet every bonding need.

Companies facing mergers or acquisitions may benefit from the oversight of our M&A committee comprised of pre-qualified minority owned businesses and investor groups. It has been designed to initiate and support growth strategies for MBEs with specialized services and business opportunities.

Industry leaders conduct workshops and seminars designed to teach minority entrepreneurs how to take their businesses to the next level.

The MBDA Business Center - Chicago coordinates bid and outreach conferences for construction projects and organizes industry specific roundtables to promote MBE marketplace expansion to broaden their reach and grow their business.

Learn more about Chicago Business Center services.


105 West Adams Street, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60603
Telephone #: 312-755-2563
Program Director: David Thomas

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