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The Fresno MBDA is a Native American Business Center
Fresno MBDA Business Center assisting MBEs grow in Central Valley and Beyond
The Fresno MBDA Business Center is teaming with the other California MBDA’s Business Centers – San Jose and Los Angeles to create jobs and contracts for regional and state minority-owned companies. The Fresno and San Jose center's are operated by Asian, Inc. The Fresno MBDA Business Center is a designated Native American Business Center, we have a Native American Advisory Board to address policy and promote health, education as well as economic development among the Native American tribes of California.
The Fresno Business Minority Business Center is partnering with the California High Speed Rail Authority - Office of Small Business, U.S. Small Business Administration, Center for International Trade Centers, Minority Chambers of Commerce and California Department of General Services to reach capable MBEs, Native American, and Disabled Veterans for contracting opportunities. In addition, the Fresno Center is teaming with U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and U.S. Congressman Jim Costa to promote contracts to MBEs, Native American Small Businesses, and Disabled Veteran business owners.
» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities » Visit the Asian, Inc. website for additional information.
» Visit State of California Department of General Services Procurement Division website for upcoming solicitations, business certification, and eProcurement.
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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.