Why a Supreme Court Without Scalia Leaves Small Businesses in Legal Limbo
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…]
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
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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…]
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.”
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Reviewing the Saga of Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. vs. United States; Short Takes on VA Activity; Cambodia; Court to rule on veterans’ rights in business
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Why should Career Coaches be inspired by Michelangelo?
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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…]
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The Financial Effects of Fraud
The Fundamentals of Veteran Entrepreneurship
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A National News Publication for Veteran Business Owners-February 20. 2015
Frauds Abound in the SDVOSB community
Every military member remembers two dates, the date they entered the service and the date they left.
A Navy veteran has pleaded guilty to charges that he lied about his company’s qualifications to the Veterans Affairs Department to get $1.5 million in contracts for work at one of its hospitals.
In 2010 an investigation was conducted by the Veterans Administration (VA) Inspector General’s Office into allegations of corruption and kickbacks of a VA Contracting Officer.
By the time all protests are resolved, there might not be anyone left to take the reins of the VA’s Center for Verification and Evaluation (“CVE”).
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.
Vindication feels so right sometimes. But without the vengeance, it feels hollow.