Working through our network of business centers, MBDA strives to create a new generation of minority-owned businesses generating $100 million in annual revenues. Our strategic focus is to maximize job creation and global competitiveness for minority-owned businesses and to foster innovation and entrepreneurship with minority-owned businesses in high-growth industries. Locate an MBDA Business Center
Our business centers provide the following services:
Global Business Development
For decades, MBDA has supported expanded trade through minority-owned and operated businesses. The importance of minority-owned businesses as a key component of U.S. international trade has never been greater. Minority-owned firms have the most favorable export attributes of any sector of the U.S. economy and represent the future of export growth.
Access to Capital and Finance Management
By far, the most important aspect of developing your business, and often the most difficult to achieve, is access to capital and finance management. Our business advisors offer extensive experience in commercial lending and banking, financial, credit and risk analysis and general finance counseling. Whether it’s securing working capital from a lender, applying for an SBA loan, or responding to a grant proposal, we will help you prepare a package with the ultimate goal of getting the funding.
Access to Contracts
MBDA business development specialists provide procurement assistance to help minority-owned firms do business with the federal, state, and local governments as well as private corporations. We provide identification of procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bid and proposal preparation, research contract award histories, post-award contract administration, and certifications assistance.
Access to Markets
Increasing market share through the identification of new markets or increasing your customer base in an existing market is our goal for you. Services include government procurement assistance, private sector contract identification and specialized certification assistance including 8(a), MBE, as well as Small Disadvantaged Business. We also assistant with market research, market plan development, and marketing communications.
Strategic Business Consulting
To grow your business, you must have sound management practices and processes in place. Our services include strategic and business planning, staffing, organization and structure, policies and procedures and general business consulting.