There was no voice representing the specific needs or addressing the specific issues of the African American entrepreneur. There was no entity encouraging straight up interaction and trade in the Black Diaspora.
Since the founding of the NBCC there has been over 4 billion dollars in contracts let to Black businesses because of the efforts of the NBCC.
Legislation, policy, corporate commitment and total advocacy on behalf of black business are now in place. The amount of small business loans given to Black entrepreneurs on an annual basis has tripled.