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About this Center
Whether it's financing, organizational growth, bonding, certification or business-to-business partnering, MBDA Business Center Dallas staff can determine the right resources for your business. MBDA and the centers serve minority entrepreneurs who are pursuing growth in size, scale and capacity.
Staffed by business specialists who have the knowledge and practical experience needed to run successful and profitable businesses.
The MBDA Business Center Dallas assist Minority Owned Business retain and create jobs, obtain procurement contracts and financing for working capital and asset acquisition. The MBDA Business Center Dallas is operated by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council and is funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
In FY2011, MBDA helped Texas minority-owned businesses obtain 73 contracts totaling $352,867,448 and $64,582,851 in capital through 50 financial transactions.
For clients with gross annual revenues of $500,000 or more, MBDA Business Centers completed 100 transactions totaling $200,288,979. For clients with annual gross revenues below $500,000, MBDA Business Centers completed 23 transactions totaling $217,161,320.
MBDA assisted Texas minority-owned businesses in creating 521 new jobs in FY2011.
Core Business Services
|Global Business Development|
Services include identification of export markets, facilitation of global transactions, international trade missions and market analysis, and overseas market promotion assistance.
|Access to Capital|
Services include identification of domestic and global financing opportunities, equity financing, brokerage of financial transactions, identification and closure of merger and acquisition transactions.
|Access to Contracts|
Services include identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, negotiation and closing, research contract award histories.
|Access to Markets|
Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), and assistance with market research.
|Strategic Business Consulting|
Services include sales consulting and forecasting, market feasibility studies, operations management and quality control, bid preparation and bonding (construction), and manufacturing facility leasing.