Multicultural Business and Entrepreneur Center (MBEC)

Discover the Multicultural Business and Entrepreneur Center (MBEC), a bilingual (English & Spanish) center that offers free resources, mentorship, and specialty training to business owners and entrepreneurs. Connect with key providers and access the support you need to create, launch, and grow your business in Fort Collins.

About the Multicultural Business and Entrepreneurship Center

The Multicultural Business and Entrepreneur Center (MBEC) is an invaluable resource hosted by the City of Fort Collins, in collaboration with various community partners. With a focus on inclusivity, MBEC provides business owners and entrepreneurs with easy access to critical services, resources, mentorship, and specialized training to support their ventures.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Free Bilingual Support: MBEC offers bilingual support in English and Spanish, ensuring that language is not a barrier for entrepreneurs seeking assistance.
  • Business Services: Entrepreneurs can access a range of business services tailored to their specific needs. MBEC’s comprehensive support includes guidance and advice on various aspects of business development, such as legal requirements, marketing strategies, financial planning, and more.
  • Resource Network: Through its network of key service providers, MBEC connects business owners with relevant resources, such as financing options, industry-specific expertise, and professional networking opportunities.
  • Mentorship: MBEC provides mentorship programs, enabling experienced business professionals to guide and mentor new entrepreneurs, helping them navigate challenges and make informed decisions.
  • Specialty Training: MBEC offers specialized training programs and workshops designed to enhance entrepreneurial skills, promote business growth, and address specific challenges faced by multicultural businesses.
  • Community Collaboration: By partnering with local organizations and supporting a vibrant multicultural business community, MBEC fosters collaboration, networking, and shared learning opportunities.

Whether you are looking to start a new business or grow an existing venture, MBEC is committed to providing the necessary resources and support to help you succeed. Take advantage of this valuable center and embark on your entrepreneurial journey in Fort Collins today.



Old Town Library | 201 Peterson St.
Second Floor, Meeting Room B

Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce | 225 S. Meldrum St.

Front Range Community College | 4616 S. Shields St.
Bianca Peak (Larimer Small Business Development Center Office)

Hours at all Locations:

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm