Raleigh MBDA Business Center

About This Center

HandshakeThe MBDA Business Center - Raleigh, NC is a program federally-funded by the U. S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and operated by the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development. The Institute has been dedicated to serving MBE’s in North Carolina for over 20 years. Our commitment and dedication will continue as we provide financial and technical assistance to the MBE’s with continued efforts in education, training, marketing and procurement.

The center is part of a national network of funded centers located in major cities throughout the United States.  The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs.

Project Director: Dan R. Stafford

» Visit North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development website for additional information.

» Annual Analysis of State’s Small Business Activities

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

5800 Faringdon Place
Raleigh, NC 27609
United States