VA Opens up Mentor-Protégé Program Again

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) will expand it's Mentor-Protégé Program.  VA will be accepting Mentor-Protégé Agreements for consideration from August 1, 2011 through August 30, 2011.  Learn about the program and…

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GSA Attends VETS11 Conference

GSA sent Janna Babcock to the NVSBC’s annual VETS11 conference held in Reno, NV to assist veterans with marketing to GSA and using their various contract vehicles. Read about it in the July issue of GSA’s Small Business In Focus…

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SDVO Joint Ventures: SBA’s OHA Overturns Prior Decisions

Washington, D.C. law firm, PilieroMazza, reported an important victory for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO) firms interested in forming joint ventures for SDVO set-aside contracts. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) issued a decision on March…

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SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business Program

By now, hopefully everyone is aware of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) new Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program.  Last October, SBA published the final rule which took effect February 4, 2011.  The WOSB Program authorizes contracting officers…

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SBA Small Business Jobs Act Tour

The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting the Small Business Jobs Act Tour to gather feedback from SBA lenders, small business government contractors (including 8(a) firms, women owned firms, service disabled veteran owned firms and HUBZone firms), and small business…

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