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All Small Mentor-Protégé Program 2019 Mid-Year Report

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) began accepting applications for the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP) in 2016 and has seen a surge in applications in each subsequent year.

Under the ASMPP, any small business – including 8(a) small businesses, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) small businesses, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB/SDVOSBs), woman-owned and economically disadvantaged woman-owned small businesses (WOSBs/EDWOSBs) – may enter into an agreement with a large business under which the large business will provide mentorship and assistance. In return, the large and small businesses are permitted to joint venture to perform federal small business set-aside contracts.

As of mid-year 2019, below are some fast figures about the ASMPP, as reported by the SBA, that both large and small businesses need to know:

807

At least 807 different ASMPP agreements have been approved.

174

At least 174 of the 807 SBA-approved ASMPP agreements were approved under the protégé’s secondary – rather than primary – North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.

280

At least 280 of the ASMPP participants are 8(a) small businesses.

313

At least 313 of the ASMPP participants are SDVOSBs.

109

At least 109 of the ASMPP participants are HUBZone companies.

138

At least 138 of the ASMPP participants are EDWOSBs.

132

At least 132 of the ASMPP participants are small businesses without any other set-aside status.

114

The approved ASMPP agreements encompass at least 114 unique primary or secondary NAICS codes within 15 industry sectors.

49

ASMPP participants are based or incorporated in 49 different U.S. states and territories.

Number of SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements by Year

Number of SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements by Year

 

Distribution of Unique NAICS Codes in SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements by Industry Sector

Distribution of Unique NAICS Codes in SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements by Industry Sector

 

Geographical Distribution of SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements

Geographical Distribution of SBA-Approved ASMPP Agreements

 

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