Startups Can Love Government Business Too

New pathways to federal business are helping young companies thrive — and the government to get what it needs.

Just as the dust is finally settling from a series of moral debates in the technology community the circumstances under which firms should work with the federal government, a new argument is making the rounds: even if working with the government makes moral sense, it doesn’t make business sense. This argument is misinformed, and heeding it will harm both startups and the government. The reality is that new pathways to federal business are helping many startups thrive on government work.