Entries by Stephanie Alexander

The govmates Holiday Bash

Picture this… It is the end of November and December is literally knocking at your door. You’ve just returned from a long holiday weekend and a month of business-focused events stares you in the face. Your first assignment is a 5PM call at a local law firm. Great, law firms. “This is going to be […]

National Technology Alliance: Bridging Innovation

By Hannah Altman In an era defined by rapid technological advancements, collaboration is key to driving innovation and progress. The new National Technology Alliance (NTA) may well be a vital player in this landscape, fostering connections and offering a wealth of opportunities for those passionate about technology. The Alliance serves as a nexus for tech […]

Using and Protecting Your Intellectual Property

On September 27th, govmates facilitated a webinar with ATI presented by Cy Alba of PilieroMazza PLLC. (The full webinar replay can be found here.) The result was an hour of content packed with relevant and helpful information about Intellectual Property rights including:   The difference between rights and ownership;  The types of rights the government […]

Are You Listening? – govmates Next Gen

We’re quickly approaching the fiscal year end which also means we’re approaching the start of a brand NEW fiscal year. That typically has those of us in the GovCon space pressed for time. Luckily, you don’t have to forgo your love of learning, listening, and interacting with your govmates team. We are pleased to announce […]

Office of Strategic Capital: Funding Critical Technologies

-As shared by Katie Bilek At the recent R&D Capital Summit during TechConnect World, I had the pleasure of hosting a discussion with Jared Evans, Director of the Transition Acceleration Program (TAP) at DoD’s Office of Strategic Capital (OSC).   As a cofounder and former partner at AFVentures, Jared brings an incredible perspective of scaling technology ventures to […]

Out-of-Office, GovCon Style

As shared by Meg O’Hara. Managing your small business while still finding time for summer activities with your family can be challenging. The summer season is often slower for many businesses, GovCon included. However, with careful planning and effective management strategies, you can maintain and even encourage growth during this period. Today, we will explore […]

What is CUI: Controlled Unclassified Information

-As shared by Derek White, Chief Product Officer, Cuick Trac Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) is information that requires special handling, protection and dissemination controls even though it isn’t classified information. These security controls protect the data’s integrity privacy, and are essential practices for contractors handling this type of information. Possible consequences of failing to protect […]

Sea, Air, Space | Conference Matchmaking Report

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a govmates matchmaking in DC! The Sea Air Space 2023 matchmaking event brought together 23 large systems integrators, defense primes, and government agencies and 84 small businesses, non-traditional defense contractors, and academia to discuss their capabilities and explore potential partnerships. The event was held over two hours and […]