D2DInc to attend WOSB Conference

On March 24, D2DInc will be attending the U.S. Department of Education Office for Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization's Women-Owned Small Business Conference. Emma Troxler will be representing D2DInc, so if you're there make sure to say hi! If you're looking for a teaming partner, be sure to check out our services page to see [...]

March 11th, 2016|News|

Should Your Company be a C Corp?

When we decided to create D2DInc in 2001, one of the questions we were asked was what type of businses structure did we want to create. We discussed the pros and cons of each type and decided to be a C Corp, espcially since there are two owners. Over the years we've heard from people [...]

May 29th, 2012|Business Information|

JVs as a Teaming Strategy

Joint Ventures – a Great Way to Team on Federal Government Contracts   Most people are familiar with the concept of Joint Ventures (JVs); however there are many companies that could successfully use a joint venture, but aren’t aware of the particulars and benefits. This article provides a high level overview of JVs. You can [...]

March 13th, 2012|Government Contracting|

Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development

The SBA is conducting the fourth public meeting of the Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development. The meeting will be held Friday January 20, 2012 from 9am to 12pm in the Eisenhower Conference Room, Side A & B, located on the 2nd floor at 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416.   The [...]

January 10th, 2012|Government Contracting|

SBA Proposes Increase in Size Standards for Some Industries

This Small Busines Administration press release is regarding the proposed increase in size standards to expand eligibility for Small Business Programs. We recommend that small businesses submit comments on the proposed changes by the May 16, 2011 deadline. Information on how to submit comments is at the end of the press release. The D2DInc staff [...]

March 16th, 2011|Government Contracting|

January 26, 2011

Diana Dibble Kurcfeld participated on panel held by the Rockville Women's Business Center (WBC). talking about government contracting basics. The event introduced the SBA's Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) program. Also on the panel were Bridget Bean, SBA's Washington area District Director; WBC's Lori Gillen; WPEO's Liz Cullen; and Clark Construction's Wesley Stith.

January 26th, 2011|News|

Preparing for H1N1 as Part of Your Business' Disaster Recovery Plan

Many companies have disaster recovery plans that include items such as data backup, office space, and logistics. However, few have thought to implement an influenza plan. Considering the amount of productivity lost from unexpected sicknesses, you many want to consider including planning for a H1N1 outbreak in your processes. We just received an email from [...]

September 24th, 2009|Small Business Disaster Recovery|

No such thing as a free lunch.

It turns out that small-business grants and interest-free loans for female and minority new business owners are right up there with Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny; all lovably fun and widespread stories known by many with absolutely no truth behind them. (I am truly sorry if I just burst several bubbles at once for [...]

March 8th, 2008|Uncategorized|

Big News for Small Businesses

In a February 5, 2008 hearing on regulatory fairnesss, American Small Business League (ASBL) Communications Director Chris Gunn highlighted a need for greater enforcement of the regulations created to prevent the diversion of Federal small business contracts to large companies and their subsidiaries. As a result of this testimony, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office [...]

February 14th, 2008|Uncategorized|

ASBL to Sue SBA

According to the Cherry Hill Courier Post, the American Small Business League said it's preparing to take the U.S. Small Business Administration to federal court to stop a new policy that allows the SBA to officially report government contracts to Fortune 1000 firms and other large businesses as small business awards for at least five [...]

July 26th, 2007|Uncategorized|