Los Angeles MBDA Business Center
About This Center
The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center in Los Angeles is a program of USC Civic Engagement and Economic Development. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce through the Minority Business Development Agency and has been hosted at USC since 1996.
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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.