Nationwide Value Computer, Inc. protested an agency’s determination that it was not an eligible small business concern. The General Accountability Office (GAO) made short work of the protest. Why? The record showed, and Nationwide could not contest, that Nationwide represented it was not a small business in its SAM (System for Award Management) profile.
Nationwide argued that it was listed as a small business in Dun and Bradstreet, and that Nationwide identified itself as a small business on the cover of its bid. But we all know, or should know, that doesn’t fly. As GAO correctly pointed …read more
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