April 12, 2017 - Small Business

How Will the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program Impact Government Contractors?

Recently, the federal government has become more serious about issuing contracts to small businesses and that requires contractors to approach this market with creative solutions.  One of those solutions is the Small Business Administration’s newly expanded Mentor-Protégé program, which allows large businesses to team with a larger variety of small businesses and to pursue contracts for which those small businesses are eligible.  This program sets up a win/win situation, as large businesses can derive more workshare than they could from a traditional subcontract and small businesses gain a partner that is more invested in their success.