VSolvit Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship - Payal Kamdar among 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at 2014 Builders + Innovators Summit

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VSolvit CEO Payal Kamdar was selected as one of Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs; honored at Builders + Innovators Summit 2014.


I am honored by this award, and hope to continue to bring innovation and efficiency to my federal government customers. Payal Kamdar, CEO

Goldman Sachs recognized VSolvit CEO Payal Kamdar as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Santa Barbara, California. Goldman Sachs selected Payal Kamdar as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries honored at the two-day event.

"I am honored by this award, and hope to continue to bring innovation and efficiency to my federal government customers," said Payal Kamdar, CEO of VSolvit. "As part of VSolvit’s technology incubator initiative (VTII), we will continue to forge relationships with companies by focusing on emerging technologies. VSolvit’s federal government expertise coupled with newer technologies will provide our federal government customers with a powerful platform for innovation to serve the public."

Payal Kamdar founded VSolvit (pronounced: "We.Solve.it") as a technology services company focused on federal government agencies. Under her leadership, VSolvit has won multiple awards at a national level, achieved a CMMI Level 3 appraisal, successfully executed a single award contract with a $500M ceiling value, and grown from a 2 person company in 2006 to nearly a 200 person company today. Payal measures her success at VSolvit based on two criteria - how well VSolvit is able to serve its customers & community; and how well VSolvit enables its team members to elevate individual and team performance. Payal is committed to business growth in the local community and promotes a viable career path in technology for local students.

"We are honored to recognize Payal Kamdar as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2014," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is the third year for the summit and our goal remains the same. We pair seasoned and emerging entrepreneurs -- the builders and innovators -- from a diverse set of industries to discuss how to make vital, enduring companies that reshape industries and boost the world's economies through innovation."

For more than 140 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

About VSolvit-
VSolvit (pronounced: "We.Solve.it") is an award-winning SBA certified 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business, HUBZone, and 8(m)/Economically Disadvantaged Woman owned, technology services provider that specializes in Business Intelligence (BI) systems, Data Warehousing (DW), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), custom application development, and Program / Project Management.

VSolvit’s customer list includes the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and multiple commercial organizations. VSolvit has been selected to support high profile initiatives including launching an application from The White House, and has been recognized for its innovation and outstanding delivery. Some awards/key milestones include:

(2014) CMMI-DEV Level 3, SBA’s Innovation Through Technology Business of the Year, 5 Yr - $500M Single Award USDA FSA DFAD Contract,
(2013) 5 Yr - $53M Single Award NAVFAC EBS Contract, Health Mapping Portal Launch,
(2012) SBA Region IX SBA Minority Business Person of the Year,
(2011) USDA Woman Owned Business of the Year.

For more information, visit: http://www.vsolvit.com

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