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Ken Anderson
Northern New Castle County

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with more than two decades of experience working with Delaware small businesses, Ken is an invaluable source of information for veteran-owned businesses, as well as minority- and women-owned businesses.

Joe Zilcosky
City of Wilmington

A long-time Wilmington resident with more than 10 years of economic development experience, Joe is the person to turn to if you’re looking to start or expand a business in Wilmington.

David Mathe
Southern New Castle County

With more than 25 years of experience in foreign trade promotion, including serving as president of the State International Development Organizations, David is your go-to source on how to increase your business’s exports.

Laura Wisler
Kent County

With years of experience as Sen. Tom Carper’s Kent County Regional Manager and with the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce, few people know business in Kent County better than Laura.

Dawn Hopkins
Sussex County

As the former Director of Constituent Relations in the Markell Administration and former legislative liaison for DelDOT, Dawn knows southern Delaware and to help your business cut through red tape.

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Downtown Development District program to fund projects in Wilmington, Dover and Milford

Real estate development projects in Wilmington, Dover and Milford will share in a new round of funding announced Wednesday by Gov. John Carney and the Delaware State Housing [...]


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A recent New York Times article takes a look at how the next generation of billion dollar tech startups will differ from their predecessors. [...]


Support your local Delaware small business on Valentine’s Day

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FY 19 Strategic Fund grants (ex. DTIP)

7

FY 19 dollar amount of Strategic Fund grants (ex. DTIP)

$8,478,050


FY 19 jobs created or retained

937

FY 19 dollar amount of DTIP grants

$50,000




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