How to Apply for an SBA Business Loan

The Small Business Administration’s 7(a) Loan Program may be able to help you to purchase equipment or supplies, renovate a building, or expand an existing business. The SBA doesn't provide the … [Read more...]

The Army is Looking for American-Made Tools

The Army has posted a Market Research notice, looking for information on the availability of domestic sources for certain hand and measuring tools. Dept. of Defense regulation #225.7002-1 (known as … [Read more...]

The White House Plans a ‘Demo Day’ for Entrepreneurs

The White House has announced the first ever White House Demo Day, planned for this summer, to highlight and encourage innovation in the start-up economy. The event will profile success stories … [Read more...]

Agencies Offer Help for Small Businesses

Every agency has its own Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU), dedicated to help small businesses sell to that agency. Some of the data available: A list of small business specialists … [Read more...]

Agencies Can’t Buy From You If They Don’t Know You Exist!

Federal Acquisition Regulations require Contracting Officers to make every effort to find qualified small business vendors, and to document their efforts to reach out to small, disadvantaged, 8a, … [Read more...]

How Would Social Media React in a Disaster?

The Air Force is trying to learn how to manage social media in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. A recent Sources Sought notice is looking for a Disaster Management system that could … [Read more...]