Atlanta mbda business center

Accelerating Minority Business Enterprises since 2004.

Siemens Supports Black Businesses Grant Atlanta MBDA Centers, Minority Business Enterprise “The MBDA Centers are proud to partner with Siemens as the company strategically provides financial support to minority-owned businesses during this critical time. By providing the support our businesses need during these unique times, Siemens further demonstrates its commitment to Continue Reading Leaders must “work on their business” and not “for their business.” Atlanta MBDA Centers, Entrepreneurship, General, Leadership Recently, Donna Ennis, Atlanta MBDA Business Centers’ Project Director joined Gavin Ireland, the host of 7 Incomes podcast, to discuss her industry knowledge and experience with minority owned businesses. 7 Incomes is a podcast dedicated to honest conversations with current Continue Reading New Atlanta MBDA Manufacturing Center Advisor General, Industry Liaison, Staff Profile Atlanta MBDA Manufacturing Center Welcomes Mr. Anthony Jackson Anthony Jackson has joined the Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center at Georgia Tech as Manufacturing Business Advisor.  In this role, Mr. Jackson will provide technical advice and resources to Center clients and customers.  Mr. Continue Reading A Valuable Resource to Combat Current Business Barriers General, Online Education In October, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) hosted The Future of Business Virtual Events Series. On October 16, WHIAAPI partnered with the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) to discuss topics surrounding COVID-19 response initiatives, Continue Reading Atlanta MBDA Centers Welcome Dr. Billyde Brown! General, Industry Liaison, Manufacturing, Staff Profile The Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center at Georgia Tech is pleased to announce that Dr. Billyde Brown, Research Faculty and Director of Manufacturing Education Programs at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI), has also joined the Atlanta MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center as Continue Reading IRS Clarifies Tax Implications of PPP Funds Atlanta MBDA Centers, Covid-19, General, Industry Liaison, Taxes Our friends over at Aprio shared important information: IRS Clarifies Tax Implications of PPP Funds On November 18, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued Revenue Ruling 2020-27 (Ruling) which provides needed clarity on a taxpayers’ ability to deduct eligible expenses for Paycheck Continue Reading Mastering Virtual Employee Engagement During a Pandemic Atlanta MBDA Centers, Covid-19, General, Leadership, Online Education, Virtual Engagement Mastering Virtual Employee Engagement During a Pandemic ~ a free webinar! Wednesday, December 9, 2020             1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST        Register here Join us for a one-hour webinar with Theresa Cummings as we discuss Mastering Continue Reading

Atlanta MBDA Business Center

The Atlanta Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Business Center helps Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) access capital, increase profitability, and scale their businesses.

We are committed to strategically connecting MBEs with innovative opportunities and global partnerships with a goal to scale and strengthen minority businesses while creating jobs in the community. 

Who We serve

We serve Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) in Georgia, the Southeast, and all around the nation.

Through the Department of Commerce, MBDA, Georgia Tech, our strategic partners, and stakeholders, our MBEs have access to a nationwide community of experts and individuals engaged in technology, innovation, leading-edge business practices, and investing capital.


To provide business and technical assistance that helps new and existing MBEs experience significant growth and sustainability and have a long-term economic impact through the creation of jobs and revenue.


The digital transformation of your organization is the key to its future, and our goal is to help you get connected.
In 2020, our focus shifted to helping Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) gain access to innovative, technology-driven opportunities.