MBDA Business Center – Baltimore is an entrepreneurially focused organization committed to wealth creation in the minority business community. Our goal is to cultivate and support the minority business community in the Baltimore region and beyond by improving access to market and financial opportunities (domestic and global), fostering key industry relationships, and leveraging business expertise.
MBDA Business Center – Baltimore is part of a network of Centers throughout the country fostering the establishment and growth of minority-owned businesses in America. The Center is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency. The Center is operated by the City of Baltimore through the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development.
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.