News Monthly Archives: October 2015

Great Advice for Thinking About Marketing

Some essentials – like “Listening” – are often overlooked when Marketing GSA’s National Outreach Program Manager Christy Jackiewicz forwarded to us this terrific blog post on marketing essentials .  She’s worked with small businesses for many, many years and knows … 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 Registration is Free-of-Charge Is the Place to Register for Award Seekers – At No Charge Source: GSA Interact. Integrated Award Environment (IAE) Industry Community, submitted by kengoldman on Thursday, October 15, 2015 Registering on is free-of-charge for entities seeking federal awards … Continued

The Federal Services Marketplace is Shifting

4 Government Contracting Trends to Watch in 2016 Castlemar Consulting’s Mark Abel examines four contracting trends for 2016. Source: Washington Exec, Article written by Mark Abel, published October 1, 2016 Today’s times represent an ongoing shift in the federal services … 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

Kingdomware Supreme Court Case: VA Changes Argument

Kingdomware Shocker: VA Abandons Goal-Setting Argument The VA changes tactics in its Supreme Court case. Source: SmallGovCon, Article written by Steven Koprince, published October 2, 2015 In a stunning development in the Kingdomware SDVOSB/VOSB Supreme Court case, the Government has … Continued

Start-Up Exception May be Saving Grace for Small Business

SBA OHA Reaffirms (Some) Leniency to Start-Ups in Size Determinations New small businesses may be able to use the “start-up” exception when trying to earn new government business. Source: SmallGovCon, Article written by Mattew Schoonver, published September 4, 2015 Under … Continued

SBA Administrators Discuss HUBZONE, 8a and Sole Source Awards

Women owned Sole Source has arrived! Allen Scott interviews SBA Regional Director Natalia Olson-Urtecho and District Director Antonio Doss Source: Federal News Radio, Published September 22, 2015 On this edition of Columbia Technology Partners Ready To Prime, Allen Scott sits … Continued