Tag Archives: MBDA


MBDA Would be Abolished if Trump Budget Cuts Supported

$32 million would be cut from the MBDA under the Trump administration budget blueprint for 2018

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a federal program that has supported small minority businesses…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Minority Business Development Agency Awards $7.3 Million in Grants to Boost Job Creation

Minority Business Development Agency Awards $7.3 Million to Boost Job Creation

Funds look to boost global competitiveness of minority-owned businesses nationwide

MBNA announced $7.3 million in funding to winners of a grant competition designed to boost…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Program Recognizing Outstanding Achievements of Minority Entrepreneurs, Individuals, Organizations

Department of Commerce Seeks Nominations for the 2013 Minority Enterprise Development Awards

Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs

MBDA is the only Federal agency dedicated to the growth and global competitiveness of U.S.…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Resources to Help Your Business Tap Overseas Markets

President Obama’s National Export Initiative looks to double minority business exports

In an effort to narrow America’s trade deficit, the Obama administration unveiled the National Export…

By Alan Hughes

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MED Week Focus: International Business Opportunities

Conference also will play matchmaker to small firms and major corporations

The Minority Business Development Agency[JJ1] ’s annual National Minority enterprise Development (MED) Week[JJ2] conference kicks…

By Joyce Jones

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Talking Points: The Case for Entrepreneurial Parity

Also: U.S. image lifted, flu vaccinations nixed

The Minority Business Development Agency, a branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is on…

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Mission: Prosperity

Commerce Sec. Locke and company aim to help minority firms gain access to contracts, capital and new industries

The collective goal of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Commerce’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Q&A: Commerce Secretary Gary Locke

Commerce secretary discusses the recovery and minority participation

Black Enterprise Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle sits down with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Obama Administration to Develop Action Plan for Minority Business

Minority entrepreneurs continue to be stymied by lack of financing as well as public and…

By Joyce Jones

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