Mindseeker Joint Venture Awarded GSA 8(a) STARS III
Ashburn, VA | July 1, 2021
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Mindseeker is pleased to announce that we were awarded GSA 8(a) STARS III through our Joint Venture (JV) Starland Technologies, LLC.
8(a) STARS III
STARS III is a multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract engineered to provide cutting-edge technology solutions from award-winning 8(a) small businesses to federal agencies. The current contract term is one five-year base period with one three-year option which began upon award in July 2021. Starland was awarded both the Information Technology Services and Emerging Technology sub-areas.
Period of Performance: July 02, 2021 – July 01, 2026
Three-year Option Period: July 02, 2026 – July 01, 2029
Master Contract Number: 47QTCB21D0152
DUNS Number: 117588651
Cage Code: 8NM56
Contract Program Manager | Kara Bedsole | firstname.lastname@example.org | (703) 584-5802 x.128
Starland Technologies is an 8(a) and HUBZone-certified Joint Venture (JV) formed by Mindseeker, Inc., Oland Technologies, Missing Link (MLS), and Automation Technologies (ATI). Starland combines the technical, managerial and GovCon expertise of these four well-regarded companies and their principal staff while remaining within the SBA’s industry size standards. Our team is based in Northern Virginia and is easily accessible to Washington, D.C., and the National Capital Region (NCR).
Our venture is led by individuals with long and successful track records in both the Federal and commercial marketplace. With decades of experience in the Federal market, our team has demonstrated exemplary commitment to our customers and success in our endeavors. We treat each project, regardless of scope or duration, with the same attention to detail, quality, and customer satisfaction. We are committed to providing solutions to meet our customer’s unique needs and delivering exactly what we promise. Starland’s infrastructure is built on ISO 9001:2015 standards and all member companies hold a Top-Secret Facility Clearance.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Database Management & Modernization
- Data Visualization
- Risk Management Framework (RMF)/Information Systems
- Security Operations (ISSO) Support
- Facilities Management
- Network Operations Center (NOC)
- Security Operations Center (SOC)
- Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA)
STARS III CONTRACT SCOPE
Using 8(a) STARS III enables Federal agencies to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle instead of traditional, open market methods, saving both time and taxpayer money and designed to provide additional benefits and more flexibility to the customer. According to GSA, examples of work to be performed relative to order requirements include, but are not limited to:
- Data Management
- Information and Communications Technology
- IT Operations and Maintenance
- IT Security / IT workforce augmentation
- Software Development
- Systems Design
The primary North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for the Master Contract is designated as 541512—Computer Systems Design Services. Requirements that align with other IT Services NAICS codes are within the scope of the STARS III GWAC include, but are not limited to 518210, 541511, 541513, 541519.
8(a) STARS III GOVERNMENT ADVANTAGES
- Offers acquisition staff efficiencies in both procurement time and cost
- Allows federal agencies to access 8(a) firms through an established contract vehicle
- Promotes contract compliance
- Accommodates flexible contract types