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Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center

Grow Your Business, Build the Nation.

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One of 40 Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) centers across the country under the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Tacoma Business Center provides technical assistance and strategic business consulting to minority-owned Tacoma businesses regardless of size. The center works with minority business enterprises to generate increased financing and contract opportunities and to create and retain jobs.


The program’s objective is to provide ongoing, quality assistance to minority businesses with rapid growth potential, so that they can achieve greater participation in the development of the nation’s commerce.

 

MBDA-Tacoma Business Center helps minority-owned business gain access to: 

 

Capital 

This includes bonding assistance, identifying financing opportunities, and matchmaking with banking institutions or mezzanine financing options. It also includes connecting businesses with alternative lenders for the financing of purchase orders or rapid scalability.

Contracts 

This includes procurement opportunities, solicitation analysis, bidding and proposal preparation. 

New Markets (Domestic and International) 

This includes trade leads through the U.S. Department of Commerce, World Trade Organization and other market research. 

 

Learn more about the MBDA-Tacoma Business Center

 

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Minority Business Development Agency - Tacoma Business Center

747 Market Street, Room 808

Tacoma, WA  98402

 

MBDA-Tacoma Business Center Website

 

Linda Womack

Director

(253) 591-5239

 

Ivan Golovkin

Project Specialist

(253) 591-5240