What We Do
The NC MBDA Business Center offers multiple services including Business Matchmaking, Business Consulting, Contract Opportunity Sourcing, Capital Sourcing, trainings and more.
The NC MBDA Business Center focuses its efforts on Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) — a business that is owned or controlled (over 50%) by U.S. citizens or resident aliens admitted for lawful admission to the United States, which belong to the following groups: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Native Americans (including, Alaska Natives, Alaska Native Corporations, and Tribal entities), Asian Indians and Hasidic Jews.
A variety of trainings are hosted monthly with focus on educating MBEs on: Operational Efficiencies, Risk Management/Liability, Team Development, Financing and Technology/Equipment.
Become a Client Today
New clients engaging with MBDA services must complete a two-step process, consisting of a client intake form (PDF) to acknowledge receiving services and a business overview summary (Microsoft form) which helps us continue to shape this new program for economic impact.
Questions? Contact us at 919-294-3740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the U.S. Minority Business Development Agency
The U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency's mission is to foster the growth and global competitiveness of U.S. minority-owned businesses.
MBDA accomplishes its mission by facilitating transactions through referrals, business consulting, contract bid/proposal preparation, loan packaging, and/or matching contract opportunities and capital sources (i.e. loans, equity, bonding, etc.).
In addition, MBDA helps clients to achieve their growth objectives by connecting them with prospective strategic partners through business-to-business matching, teaming arrangements, joint ventures, or other strategic advisory services.
About the NC MBDA Center
Opened on Oct. 8, 2021, the NC MBDA Center is one of 35 MBDA bureaus across the U.S. & Puerto Rico.
Operated by the Department of Administration's Historically Underutilized Businesses Office through a five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce MBDA Center, the center will aid in the growth of North Carolina’s minority business enterprise (MBE) firms' business development and capacity building.