GAO Sustains Protest For Improper Joint Venture Past Performance Evaluation

Avoid Costly Mistakes When Submitting 8(a) Joint Venture Past Performance  GAO protests continue to surface because of improper past performance evaluation of proposals. In a recent case, GAO sustained a protest because NASA considered the awardee’s past performance.  There was no record of actual performance. The problem was that the solicitation stated that NASA would not… Read more »

SDVOSB Joint Venture Definition 13 CFR 125

Avoid SDVOSB Joint Venture Mistakes in 13 CFR 125 with Federal Contracts Qualifying under the Code of Federal Regulations 13 CFR 125.18 as an SDVOSB Joint Venture agreement means that you must first qualify as an SDVOSB. Getting the best guidance about the rules can put your company in a strong… Read more »

What is a Mentor Under SBA Rules 13 CFR 124.520?

 To better understand what is a mentor under the SBA SBA Mentor Protege Program, it might be useful to understand the underlying reason for the program. The purpose of the SBA’s Mentor Protege Progam is for the Mentor to enhance and improve the protégé’s capabilities. Under 13 CFR 124.520, a mentor… Read more »

Government 8a Contracts & Getting 8a Sole Source Contracts

Understand the benefits of SBA 8a requirements and 8a sole source contracts with the government. It can take your business to the next level. 8a government contracts are awarded when there is evidence that there is but a sole supplier that is capable of providing the products or purchases sought by… Read more »