SBA 8(a) Certification

What does 8(a) certification mean?

As an 8(a) business, Liberty Technologies, is a small business owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals who are also American citizens. The Small Business Administration has vetted Liberty Technologies to ensure it has good character and a demonstrated potential for business success. Liberty Technologies has the welcoming environment of a small business and the stability of a larger organization.

Advantages of contracting with an 8(a) business:

  • Government agencies can make an award for goods and services without going through RFP process.
  • Government agencies can award $4 million for each project.
  • Sole source awards cannot be protested.
  • 8(a) businesses can form joint ventures and teams to bid on contracts, enhancing the ability to successfully bid for and perform larger opportunities.
  • The direct award process takes days versus many weeks to months using the traditional process

Process for 8(a) procurement

  1. Send Liberty Technologies SBA representative provided below a letter of intent
  2. Send Liberty Technologies the scope of work
  3. Receive and review Liberty Technologies’s proposal
  4. Make the award
POC for Liberty Technologies
Mr. Rama Krishna
Phone: 518-698-4191

For more information on 8(a) program, please visit:

  • Click here for Capability Statement