Case: U.S. Senate

Description: EuQuant’s CEO has been designated as the Primary Data and Research Analyst Company to the US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The responsibilities of the designation include testifying regularly before the Senate Committee on research outcomes and providing regular and on-call updates to the Chair of the US Senate Committee of Small Business and Entrepreneurship. The research regular updates focus on the performance of firms participating in small business programs of the federal government. These include 8(a) Program firms, Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDBs), Veteran-owned Small Businesses (VOSBs), Disabled Veteran-owned Small Businesses (DVOSBs), Women-owned Small Businesses (WOSBs), Women-owned Economically Disadvantaged Small Businesses (WOEDSBs), HUBZone Small Businesses, and Other Small Business Concerns (OSMCs). Research responsibilities:

  • The performance of minority, women and veteran firms according to their program status.
  • Longitudinally track program participants to determine the impact of the program on business performance
  • Document what happens when firms graduate
  • Document barriers market and program barriers that participants encounter
  • Examine the factual predicate of small business preference programs
  • Breakout the performance of firms by race, ethnicity and gender
  • Examine the impact of personal net worth and size standards on firm performance.
  • Collect data on government subcontracting activity with SDBs
  • Examine corporate compliance with subcontracting requirements.