Molly Gimmel, D2DInc's co-founder and Executive Vice President, was featured in this article in the July 20 Washington Business Journal, discussing the proposed implementation of a program for government agencies to set-aside contracts specifically for women owned businesses. Let us know what you think.
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 [...]
We just saw this article on FCW.com saying that GSA cut 197 companies from the 8a STARS GWAC because they didn't meet their minimum sales threshold. The contract requires companies to report sales of at least $100,000 in the contract's first three years.Many other GWACs, as well as GSA Schedules, require their holders to achieve [...]
The Treasury Department has raised the interest rate under the Prompt Payment Act from 5-1/4% to 5-3/4% for the period July 1 - December 31, 2007. This is the rate at which contractors are to be paid interest for payments made after 30 days from the government's receipt of the contractor's invoice.
Last month, the Navy added 391 companies to its list of approved vendors on the Seaport-e contract vehicle, bringing the total to over 1300 companies. Agencies authorized to award contracts thru the Seaport-e vehicle include the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military [...]