WOSB

WOSB Still Disadvantaged Winning Government Contracts

February 3, 2016 Businesses Owned by Women Less Likely to Win U.S. Contracts, Study Shows Source: The New York Times, Jackie Calmes, February 2, 2016 The odds of businesses owned by women winning a federal contract are about 21 percent lower than … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Certification of WOSB and EDWOSB

December 28, 2015 Certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) Source: SBA, Claudia Rodgers, December 23, 2015 The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking input and comments on certification of Women-Owned Small Businesses … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on WOSB/EDWOSB Certification

December 18, 2015 Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking poses many questions – Deadline February 16,2016 In today’s Federal Register, SBA published a somewhat unusually crafted “advance notice of proposed rulemaking” regarding the certifications of Woman-owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically … Continued

Will the SBA Implement a WOSB Certification Program?

December 5, 2015 Inspector General: SBA Should Implement WOSB Certification Program Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, November 2, 2015 The SBA should implement a women-owned small business certification program, according to the SBA’s own Inspector General. In a recent report on … Continued

Last Chance for Vendors to be Added to SeaPort-e Contracts

December1, 2015 Rolling Admissions Special Notice for Seaport This special notice is to inform vendors that after this Rolling Admission period, there are no plans to add new vendors to the current SeaPort-e program. Synopsis – Rolling Admissions Fiscal Year … Continued

Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) are Growing

SBA Celebrates National Women’s Small Business Month The number of women owning small business is on the rise. Source: SBA Blogs. News and Views, Article written by Erin Andrew, published October 2, 2015 Women’s entrepreneurship is on the rise, according … Continued

Small Business Admits It was Never a WOSB

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Files And Settles Civil Fraud Lawsuit Against UFC Aerospace And Douglas B. Davis For Engaging In Fraudulent Conduct In Violation Of The Small Business Act Fraud lawsuit costs small business $20 million. Source: Department of Justice, US … Continued