Philadelphia MBDA Business Center

About This Center

HandshakeThe MBDA Business Center of Pennsylvania, a contract from the U.S. Department of Commerce operated by The Enterprise Center (TEC), is the region’s leader in minority business development. The Pennsylvania MBDA Business Center has generated over $290 million contracts and financing, as well as created hundreds of jobs since 2004, when TEC was initially awarded the federal contract from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). These contracts represent significant business activity for minority-owned firms in the Greater Philadelphia region.

A unique approach to assessment, service delivery, and continuous improvement has allowed the Pennsylvania MBDA Business Center to secure key allies such as Disney Studios, Sovereign Bank, and CB Richard Ellis. Working with its banking partners, the Pennsylvania MBDA Business Center has facilitated over $30 million in financial transactions for its clients. The center has been integral in positioning firms for contracts by helping entrepreneurs develop business plans, secure financing and craft marketing strategies.

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» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities

Project Director: Victoria Hosendorf

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.

Office Location

4548 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
United States