FY16 Small Business Set-Aside Goals – A Mixed Bag

The federal government’s goal is to set-aside 23% of eligible contracting dollars to all types of small businesses.  They also set specific goals for woman, veteran, disadvantaged and Hub-Zone small … [Read more...]

SBA Offers Simplified Process for WOSB Certification

The SBA’s new Certify.SBA.gov website simplifies the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program application, putting the process completely online, and making it easier to complete. Eventually the … [Read more...]

SBA Expands Women-Owned Small Business Program

The Small Business Administration has added 113 new NAICS codes to the WOSB/EDWOSB program, effective March 3rd 2016 Check out the complete list of 2016 NAICS codes for Woman-Owned Small Businesses … [Read more...]

Over $90 Billion Awarded to Small Businesses in 2015

In FY 2015 the federal government awarded 25.75%, ($90.7 billion) in federal contracts to small businesses. 5.05% ($17.8 billion) were awarded to Women-Owned Small Businesses – the first time that … [Read more...]

Sole Source Contracts for Woman-Owned Small Businesses

An SBA final rule, effective Oct 14th 2015, allows an agency to award sole-source contracts to eligible Woman-Owned or Economically-Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Businesses (WOSB/EDWOSB). A … [Read more...]

Help for Women Small Business Owners

The Small Business Administration and the Thunderbird School of Global Management is offering an online learning program designed for women entrepreneurs who want to start or grow a small … [Read more...]