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About this Center
The NY-Manhattan MBDA Business Center is a business development consulting firm managed by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). The center is committed to augmenting economic parity in performance between minority and non-minority companies. The center utilizes strategic partnerships and the diverse business and professional backgrounds of its principals to improve minority-owned companies’ performance and profitability.
NYCMBC utilizes strategic partnerships and the diverse business and professional backgrounds of its principals to improve minority-owned companies’ performance and profitability. The center is part of a family of business services managed by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC).
NCRC is an association of more than 600 community-based organizations that promotes access to basic banking services including credit and savings, to create and sustain affordable housing, job development and vibrant communities for America’s working families. It is the only non-profit in the country that operates three U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Centers (located in New York City, Washington, DC and Houston), as well as a small business teaming program, an SBA Women’s Business Center and a community development small- and micro-business fund.
Funded in part by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the business center provides management and business consulting assistance to minority business enterprises throughout the NY/NJ region. Download Center Flyer.
In FY2011, MBDA helped New York minority-owned businesses obtain 55 contracts totaling $66,859,905 and $141,152,901 in capital through eight financial transactions.
For clients with gross annual revenues of $500,000 or more, MBDA Business Centers completed 61 transactions totaling $182,669,905. For clients with annual gross revenues below $500,000, MBDA Business Centers completed two transactions totaling $25,342,901.
MBDA assisted New York minority-owned businesses in creating 197 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.