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Mar052009

MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MARKS 40 YEARS PROMOTING COMPETITIVE BUSINESS GROWTHMinority businesses to play an integral role in the future of the U.S. economy Washington, DC (March 5, 2009)- The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is celebrating four decades of promoting the establishment and growth of minority businesses. Throughout...

Dec232008

MBDA and BIS Team Up to Assist Minority Entrepreneurs With Export Rules of the Road Washington, D.C. – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), both bureaus of the U.S. Department of Commerce, have teamed up to provide information to the more than 4.1 million minority business owners in the United States. Through both MBDA’s and BIS’s network...

Dec082008

Cedar Rapids, IA – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has retained Robert V. Morris, a Des Moines-based business development specialist, to assist in the recovery and revitalization of Iowa minority-owned businesses ravaged by the floods in the summer of 2008.  MBDA has been engaged in providing similar services to minority business...

Oct292008

MBDA Congratulates 2008 Presidential Rank Award Winner Edith J. McCloudRecognized for Outstanding Leadership, Professionalism and Commitment to MBDA  WASHINGTON (October 24, 2008)—President George W. Bush and Secretary of Commerce, Carlos M. Gutierrez recently announced that Edith J. McCloud, Associate Director for Management at the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) received the...

May042007

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), U.S. Department of Commerce, announced today at a press conference new funding to establish the Nevada Minority Business Enterprise Center (Nevada MBEC).  MBDA awarded Las Vegas-based New Venture Capital Development Company (New Venture CDC) with a $218,250 grant to operate the Nevada MBEC after conducting a competitive solicitation and evaluation...

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