Latest Updates

SAM.GOV and Entity Administrator Policy Changes

A Change in GSA’s Third Party Policy Will Affect Some Roles in By: Kenneth Goldman (GSA) The General Services Administration (GSA) issued the following announcement on March 6, 2023: Effective today, Entity Administrator roles can only be held by employees, officers, or board members of an entity. To enhance security, this change to the Entity … more »

Elevate Ventures: SBIR/STTR Monthly Highlights and News

Thinking about SBIR Grants? Here are the 5 things you need to know!For many reasons, SBIR grants present an appealing opportunity for startups. The funding is stable (and not a loan), and you retain the intellectual property rights of what you produce. There is also a measure of validation. Given the rigorous reviews by granting … more »

WISH-TV BEO show features recent SOFWERX event

WISH-TV ‘s Business, Equity & Opportunity show was present at the recent SOFWERX Business 101 event and talked to representatives from USSOCOM, SOFWERX, and Indiana National Guard Solution Group about how Indiana small businesses can utilize unique opportunities offered by the Department of Defense. Over 75 businesses were present and engaged in the workshop. Please contact PTAC if you’re interested in doing … more »

Updates from SBA on Veteran Small Business Certification Program

SBA has recently shared updates related to the SBA’s new Veteran Small Business Certification (VetCert) program. VetCert implements changes outlined in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (NDAA 2021) which directs the certification function from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to SBA as of January 1, 2023. On December 6, 2022, … more »