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Build Back Better: State Small Business Credit Initiative 2.0 with Cheryl P. Bostick and Stanley W. Tucker

The state small business credit initiative is a financing method designed to provide capital to start-ups. This program allocates federal funds to states that provide loans and equity capital to small businesses and startups.

2023-03-23T15:26:04+00:00August 5th, 2022|Virginia MBDA Business Center|

Ben Cardin, U.S. Senator for Maryland | The State of “Build Back Better” Legislation

President Joe Biden has advocated for the United States’ economic recovery. He has advocated for a “Build Back Better” legislation that would put millions of Americans back to work and MBDA, a permanent agency providing support for minority-owned businesses.

2023-03-23T15:26:35+00:00July 4th, 2022|HotChat Podcast|

Doing Business with U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) and Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) are revamping their respective MBE programs with a focus on diversity and inclusion. These changes are designed to support the creation of more opportunities for small businesses interested in working with government contracting agencies.

2023-03-23T15:29:01+00:00June 12th, 2022|Virginia MBDA Business Center|

Doing Business with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA )

What WMATA has done is create a comprehensive, coordinated set of programs that have been designed to help small businesses succeed. The Minority Business Enterprise Program, Small Business Program, and Micro-Business Programs are unique because they all work together to provide the services needed for maximum success for business owners.

2023-03-23T15:29:58+00:00April 26th, 2022|Virginia MBDA Business Center|

Jim Peterson, M&T Bank | Financial Resources for MBEs

The greatest existing need for minority businesses is not access to capital. What they need is access to information, mentors, and advocates. They need someone who has been down that road and tells them how to navigate all the trials and tribulations. They also need banking professionals, financial experts, and minority-owned firms to help them better understand the topic of money and the importance of generational wealth.

2023-03-23T15:30:29+00:00April 7th, 2022|HotChat Podcast|

Darla Harris, JPMorgan Chase Bank | Empowering MBEs through Education, Coaching & Banking Solutions

Small businesses in the US are the backbone of America’s economy. JPMorgan Chase Bank is one of the financial institutions committed to providing education and advisory services to create more access to capital for MBEs.

2023-03-23T15:31:05+00:00March 23rd, 2022|HotChat Podcast|

Michelle Rice, TV One & CLEO TV | She’s Running the Show!

The number one thing to becoming a boss as a woman of color is to claim what you admire. Claim what your passion is, and learn from failures. You will fail at the end of the day but don’t dwell there. Get up and pivot. Being fearless does not mean you move forward without fear. It means you move forward anyway.

2023-03-23T15:33:35+00:00March 22nd, 2022|HotChat Podcast|
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