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SB/SDVOSB Eight Days! A regular contributor to VetLikeMe, Steven Koprince, Esq. prepared an exhaustive report on the Supreme Court case involving the Veterans Administration's mandate to put Veteran's … [Read More...] DOJ lady Has the VA made a concession on Kingdomware? by Alice Lipowicz, Editor, Set-Aside Alert BREAKING NEWS - The Veterans Affairs Department recently made an "important concession" in its upcoming federal contracting dispute coming before the … [Read More...] vet biz first - Copy ‘Veterans First’ Supreme Court Oral Argument November 9…Ten Days … [Read More...] failure Identifying the Drivers That Determine Small Business Successes or Failures by Woody Woolesen How often do the core causes for small business successes or failures take on lives of their own? One does not have to wander far to hear the echoes of business success or … [Read More...] 8a Woman Owned, SDVOSB, and Minority Owned: Are Business Designations Necessary? Woman Owned, SDVOSB, and Minority Owned: Are Business Designations Necessary? By mbramble, Contributor There are a variety of programs to help diverse groups of business owners … [Read More...]
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(SDVOSB News Services – Washington 8/25/2015) — VetLikeMe –– the Nation’s only online news source dedicated to Veteran-Owned Small Business, today entered into an alliance with Kingdomware Technologies, LLC in its case against the Veteran’s Administration (VA). Several veterans’ organizations – including the American Legion – contend that the VA has and continues to violate Public Law 109-461, commonly known as “Veterans First.”
VA’s restriction on competitive bidding by veteran-owned small businesses challenged before the Supreme Court; H.R. 1015 Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2015; Pre History of Crowdfunding — Part 1; Pre History of Crowdfunding — Part 2; Why should Career Coaches be inspired by Michelangelo?
Large Business Contractors Are Utilizing Small Business Laws To Win Contracts…StreetShares Secures $200M For Veteran-Owned Small Businesses... StreetShares, the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace...Small Business’s FedBid Suspension Was Improper, Says GAO...What is Web CrowdFunding? ...Veterans Affairs Secretary McDonald Updates Employees on MyVA Reorganization Plans...Fare Thee Well, Glenn Haggstrom...The Coming CrowdFunding Revolution for Equity Funding
VA Needs to Clarify Where SDVOSBs Are on Purchasing Priority List, Talk Back, Short takes, Who’s Laughing Now? VA Official Suspended Over Tasteless Joke, The Set-Aside Conundrum Birth Versus Commitment by Hardy Stone When I began VetLikeMe in 2010, I was hopeful and excited by the business opportunities that would be provided by the SBA through PL 106-50 (‘‘Veterans … [Read More...]
It’s great being popular, if you’re popular for the right reasons. But when you’re popular and other people make money off your popularity, it’s usually not so great.
For the last two years we have been working on launching the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC), a new Veteran Business Certification program to help our Veteran Business Owners to be able to share in the Supplier Diversity spend of Corporate America.
In 2004, Tammy Duckworth (D-IL ) was deployed to Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot for the Illinois Army National Guard. She was one of the first Army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom until her helicopter was hit by an RPG on November 12, 2004.
VetLikeMe interviewed Senator Sanders from Washington on April 19, 2013.
Well, that was fast. A little more than two weeks after the U.S. Court of Federal Claims held that the VA need not consider service-disabled veteran-owned small business set-asides before procuring goods and services using the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS), the GAO has ended its long-running dispute with the VA over the same issue.