There are 7,078 active SBA 8(a) Certified firms as of July 1, 2014. Below is an info graphic showing the location by state and number of active SBA 8(a) Certified firms. The source of this information is the SBA Dynamic Small Business database.
The top five states with 8(a) Certified Firms are:
1. Virginia – 880
2. California – 789
3. Maryland – 668
4. Texas – 605
5. Florida – 441
The top five states or US territories with the lowest number of 8(a) Certified firms are:
1. Vermont – 2
2. U.S. Virgin Islands – 3
3. Rhode Island – 7
4. Delaware – 9
5. North Dakota – 10
This information is provided by Cloveer.com.
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With 14 years and over 2,000 successful applications under our belt, we can assure you that no matter which option you choose, Cloveer will work harder and faster to get your business SBA 8a certified. Contact us today at 813-333-5800 or visiting our website at www.cloveer.com to discover what Cloveer can do for you. We also offer these options for further assistance in completing your 8(a) Application.
Option 1 – 8(a) Application Accelerator
- This interactive, web-based program is designed to guide you through the SBA 8(a) application process with ease. The program takes you step-by-step through the creation and compilation of all the documentation necessary to submit your SBA 8(a) application. Moreover, it shows you how to organize your 8(a) application in the preferred SBA format. As the nation’s #1 selling 8(a) application completion tool, we guarantee that no other program makes the process faster.
Option 2 – 8(a) Application Review
- For those who wish to complete the application on their own, either using the 8(a) Application Accelerator or by other means, we offer an 8(a) Application Review service. Here, one of our 8a program experts will review your entire application, checking it for missing documents and potential eligibility issues. We will then advise you as to how best to modify your application to ensure it will be approved an SBA reviewer.
Option 3 – 8a Application Completion Service
- The majority of our clients however, prefer a little more of a hands-on approach. They recognize the expertise we have accumulated in the over 14 years we’ve been assisting clients obtain 8(a) certification, and want us to put it to use for them. If you opt for our 8(a) Application Completion Service, we will work one-on-one with you to ensure that your 8(a) Application is 100% complete and compliant so the SBA can review and accept it the first time.