Submitted by Michael I. Kaplan and Christy Rutherford
When transitioning veterans get the skills to be hired, everyone wins.
It’s time to encourage more service organizations to “think outside … [Read More...]
By Jim Sechrist and Hardy Stone
What's wrong with the CVE Verification program? There are 5,458 registered as verified SDVOSB firms. There are 1,716 registered as verified veteran firms in … [Read More...]
“Entrepreneurial Equality: New Tools for a More Inclusive SBA”
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Thank you, Neera, for that kind introduction and to the entire team at the Center … [Read More...]
Contreras-Sweet Has the SBA Pointed
In The Right Direction
It’s not hard to like the new Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet. Her background … [Read More...]
When VLM began publication, we regularly included reader’s comments. We stopped publishing them when we were overwhelmed with letters.
Because of news and editorial especially pertinent to … [Read More...]
by Marc Goldschmitt
I’ve wrestled with the concepts of verification and certification for more than seven years. Legal definitions, dictionary definitions, websites, questions that all just … [Read More...]
A service-disabled veteran-owned small business was awarded its attorneys’ fees for successfully appealing the SBA’s decision that the company was not an eligible SDVOSB.
In what seems to be the … [Read More...]
Verification and certification of service disabled veteran owned business (SDVOSB) is critical in the federal procurement arena. Currently, the verification/certification of SDVOSB is conducted by the … [Read More...]
by Michael I. Kaplan
Did I – the person who regularly advocates shared social value – actually just write that publicly? I most definitely did. Every time a politician speaks about building … [Read More...]
The SBA affiliation rules are not always intuitive, and perhaps no SBA affiliation rule is as little understood as the so-called “identity of interest” rule under 13 C.F.R. 121.103(f).
Identity of … [Read More...]