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The Minority Business Center Bronx, NY is operated and managed by the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO). SoBRO’s business programs have a proven track record of providing assistance to minority entrepreneurs since 1972. These programs, in conjunction with the staff expertise of the Minority Business Center, will allow for comprehensive assistance to minority businesses across all categories.
Our Center is committed to providing business owners with the knowledge, skills, and access to resources they need to grow and prosper.
Through strategic and community partnerships, as well as our business assistance programs; such as: PTAC, M/WBE Technical Assistance, Industrial Business Zone program, EAP and Credit Inc. (CDFI), we ensure that entrepreneurs not only reach their goals, but excel beyond them.
The Center’s staff of business professionals will continue to grow strategic relationships with banks, loan officers, city, state and federal agency staff, chambers of commerce, and private sector companies to provide the broadest selection of opportunities for success in the local and global economy.
» Visit the SoBRO website for additional information.
Risk Management: Is Your Business Covered?
Please join us for this upcoming workshop on personal and commercial insurances facilitated by New York Life Insurance company. Topics covered in this workshop will include: Tax savings incentives, buy-sell agreement formation, life insurance, and proper procedures on obtaining the coverage needed for principals and their company.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 2:00pm-4:00pm | Download Flyer
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.