The Access to Capital Award is presented to MBE Capital Partners, LLC (MBECP), the country's only Direct Lending Certified Minority Finance Company and the largest independent finance provider for small- to middle-market minority- and women-owned business enterprises in the U.S., Caribbean and Mexico.
Originally founded to provide a suite of capital products designed specifically for small and mid-size MWBE businesses; MBECP now has an international reach, offering alternative financing through Supply Chain, Purchase Order and Inventory Financing. With more than 30 years of industry experience, MBECP focuses on producing capital solutions that allow MBEs to grow by managing cash flow effectively.
In 2017, MBECP financed $970 million in accounts receivable. The average growth of their MBE clients is 31 percent.