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About this Center

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 four other California MBDA’s offices – San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Riverside to create jobs and contracts for regional and state minority-owned companies. The Fresno, San Francisco and San Jose MBC’s are operated by Asian, Inc. The Fresno MBC 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 Commerc 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.

Learn more about the Business Center Performance

» Learn more about the Business Center Performance

» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities

» Fresno American Indian Health Project Newsletter» 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.

California High-Speed Rail

California high-speed rail will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands.

» MBDA Establishes Partnership with California High-Speed Rail Authority to Expand Participation by Minority-Owned Firms in the State’s Largest Infrastructure Project

» Visit the new High-Speed Rail Authority website.

Upcoming Events

October 9: Market your business to the State of California
9 a.m. to Noon
What you will learn at this Seminar: Find out which agencies buy your company's products and services, Reciprocity Program to attain One-Stop Certification in California, Market Your Business with Advocates that can assist you with their agencies, Accept Visa as a form of payment (Cal Card), and an update HSRA Learn More

October 16: How to Equip Your Business to Compete for Government Contracts
8:30 a.m. to Noon
If you are exploring opportunities to expand and/or grow your small business, you will want to attend this free workshop. SBA, CalTrans and PTAC will provide information on how you can make this a reality through contracts with State, Federal and Local Government Agencies. Learn More

October 16: MBDA Native American Community Development Workshops
This event will provide an opportunity for Native American tribes and business owners to engage in: Workshops providing information on Healthcare, Housing/Weatherization Programs, and Access to Capital and Procurement Technical Assistance. Download Flyer  |  Visit event website for more information

Core Business Services

Global Business Development
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
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
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
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
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.


5067 N Mariposa Street, Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93710
Executive Director: David Mendoza

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Staff Information

David Mendoza

David Mendoza, Project Director - 15 year history of specializing in community outreach, economic development, and corporate partnerships.

Olga Martinez is a Business Consultant with a long history of successful federal contracting and match-making.

Prasad Kolluru is a Business Consultant with financial analysis and management skills.

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