Comments on: HBDi Hosts 1st Annual Houston Bonding Education Program Houston Business Development, Inc. (HBDi) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation located in Houston, Texas. Established in 1986 by the City of Houston, the corporation’s mission is to stimulate economic growth, support the expansion of small businesses, combat community deterioration and foster employment opportunities for low-moderate income citizens. hourly 1