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Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 12-18

Global Entrepreneurship Week is Nov. 12-18.

The week, which is celebrated in 170 countries, is a chance to celebrate the risk-taking small business owners who put everything on the line to follow their passion and start a business.

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, here are some facts about small businesses in Delaware:

There are 24,782 small businesses in Delaware.*

Small businesses account for 98 percent of all businesses in Delaware.

These businesses employ 219,913 people.

That’s 55 percent of Delaware’s workforce.

Delaware small businesses paid $9.66 billion in wages in 2016.

*Includes small businesses with employees and businesses where there are no employees other than the owner.

The Delaware Division of Small Business wants to help you start or expand a business in Delaware.

Contact us to see how we can help you.




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