SBA 8(a) SDB: The 8(a) Business Development Program helps small, disadvantaged businesses like Optimuss compete in the marketplace.

SBA HUBZone: The HUBZone is a SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones). Optimuss office is located in Sterling, VA which is a HUBZone area.

WMATA/DC DOT DBE: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) that disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE) businesses owned by minorities as defined by U.S. Department of Transportation.

SWaM: SWaM stands for Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned business enterprise. This certification is assigned for free to qualifying businesses from the Virginia DMBE (Department of Minority Business Enterprise).

8(a) STARS II: 8(a) STARS II allows for directed task order awards to the contract holder for orders under $4 Million (including options). Optimuss is pursuing this contract vehicle.