GSA 8(a) STARS II

BuddoBot Inc., a veteran and minority owned 8(a) small business, has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II (STARS II) Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The STARS II GWAC is a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract designed to promote small business utilization when purchasing information technology (IT) services or IT services-based solutions for the federal government. It is reserved exclusively for qualifying certified 8(a) small business concerns as the prime contractors.

Administrative Information:

Contract Name: GSA 8(a) STARSII
Contract Number: GS00Q17GWD2331
Cage: 5WPL2
TIN: 26-2956918
DUNS: 833210433
Point of Contact: Luke Secrist
Email: lsecrist@buddobot.com
Contract Expiration Date: August 30, 2021
Program Ceiling: $10 billion
Directed Award Ceiling: $4 million per contract
Contract Type: Multiple Award IDIQ / GWAC

Why STARSII:

The 8(a) STARS II GWAC is a dynamic Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle, engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) Small Businesses to federal agencies. For the Government, 8(a) STARS II offers streamlined procurement for participants since prices have been pre-competed. Also because each technology provider has been proven, agencies are assured quality work with a much shorter procurement lead-time and lower user access fees while receiving socioeconomic credit.

Key Benefits:
• Directed task orders up to $4M
• Enables federal clients to earn 8(a) and Small Business credit
• Pre-competed, easy-to-use contracts
• Saves time and money by reducing procurement lead time
• Free Training and support from STARS II GWAC acquisition team
• Avoids bundling concerns
• Limited protestability in accordance with NDAA 2008
• Low user fee (0.0075) capped for large orders
• Allows for long term planning of large scale program requirements
• Offers flexibility of contract types to mitigate risk
• Facilitates integrated IT solutions
• Promotes contract compliance and reduces risk of adverse audits
• FAR 16.505 Fair Opportunity process supports best value awards
• Minimizes protest risk and supports timely order award for optimal mission support
• Ordering procedures based on Fair Opportunity (FAR 16.505)

GSA (8a) STARS II Constellations:

The 8(a) STARS II GWAC design consists of two constellations (tiers) based on industry accreditation.  Constellation I (C1) includes industry partners with competitive pricing and technical proficiency.  Constellation II (C2) includes industry partners who have competitive pricing, technical proficiency, and an additional industry credential.  Constellation II prime contractors provide the same strengths as Constellation I, plus the added benefit of either a Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level II+ Services or Development credential and/or an ISO 9001:2008 or later credential. In addition, each of the 8(a) STARS II constellations includes four functional areas designated by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).  BuddoBot Inc. was awarded all functional areas within Constellation I: C1FA1, C1FA2, C1FA3, C1FA4

Functional Areas:
FA 1 – 541511 Custom Computer Programming Services
FA 2 – 541512 Computer Systems Design Services
FA 3 – 541513 Computer Facilities Management Services
FA 4 – 541519 Other Computer Related Services

Additional information can be found here:
GSA (8a) STARSII Website: Click Here
STARS II Ordering Guide: Click Here

STARSII Task Orders:

Task Order awards under this STARSII contract vehicle for BuddoBot are pending.

Task Order Task Order Number
Pending Pending

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