Joint Venture/Teaming

It is Important to Understand Teaming Arrangements Being Proposed

December 1, 2016 Ambiguous Contractor Teaming Agreement Sinks CIO-SP3 Proposal Source: SmallGovCon, Steven Koprince, November 18, 2016 Joint venture partner or subcontractor?  An offeror’s teaming agreement for the CIO-SP3 GWAC wasn’t clear about which tasks would be performed by joint … Continued

Strict Requirements for 8(a) Businesses and Joint Ventures

September 21, 2016 Unapproved Addendum Sinks 8(a) Joint Venture’s Bid Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Schoonover, August 25, 2016 An 8(a) joint venture failed to obtain SBA’s approval of an addendum to its joint venture agreement—and the lack of SBA approval cost … Continued

Mentor-Protégé Changes Coming with the SBA Final Rule

June 9, 2016 SBA Mentor-Protégé Changes: A Boost for Small Businesses Source:, Editorial Staff, June 7, 2016 Recent rule changes issued by the Small Business Administration (SBA) provide significant improvements for government contractors in 2016. In particular, a … Continued

Teaming Strategies Can Lead to a Competitive Advantage

December 3, 2015 Contractor teaming strategy: Achilles’ heel or competitive advantage? Source: Bloomberg Government, Tom Skypek, November 23, 2015 The Set-Aside Trend With the increase in small business set-asides, capture managers and business development professionals would be wise to ask … Continued

Is the Government Ready to Buy From You?

How to Become a Small Business Government Contractor of Choice So you think you’re ready to sell to the government, but is the government ready to buy from you? Government buyers are a discerning group. After all, we trust them … Continued

Joint Ventures: SBA Proposes Major Changes

Source: SmallGovConBy Steven Koprince  February 9, 2015 The SBA has proposed major changes to rules governing joint venturing for set-aside contracts. As part of a proposed rule released last week, the SBA proposes to eliminate so-called “populated” joint ventures, and … Continued