Federal Contracting

Incentives Needed to Spur Federal Agencies to Meet Small-Business Contracting Goals (Opinion)

The SBA reports that it has tried to increase the share of federal dollars going to small businesses by implementing new contracting provisions. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to be working.

Scott Shane

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Trying to Win a Government Contract? Avoid These 3 Mistakes

Doing work for the federal government can help a small business grow, but figuring out how to secure a lucrative contract can be tricky.

Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status

When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.

Diana Ransom

How the 'Little Guy' Can Partner With Big Companies

If you're a little guy, there are plenty of ways to partner with a much larger company. Here are seven.

Colleen DeBaise

Senate Grills SBA Over Federal Contracts

Investigation finds small-business contracts might actually be going to larger companies.

Jason Fell

Will New SBA Rules Give Women Entrepreneurs Their Due?

After a decade-long struggle, a new program to boost federal contracts among women-owned businesses kicked in. Will it work?

Carol Tice