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Date Posted: Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Delaware is about to add to the roster of publicly traded companies headquartered here. The latest is a Wilmington cancer drug company helped in its early years by two grants from the Delaware Strategic Fund. Prelude Therapeutics Inc. is planning an initial public offering of as much as $100 million in stock, according to its […]


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Date Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2020

WSFS Bank and Delmarva Power are each making donations to support small businesses in Delaware, the companies announced this week. WSFS is donating a total of $200,000 to four organizations in the region including Wilmington-based True Access Capital, a nonprofit lender which runs the Women’s Business Center, among other small business programs. Delmarva Power announced […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Delaware entered Phase 2 of the state’s economic reopening on Monday, enabling businesses like restaurants and retail shops to increase their indoor capacity. As Delaware businesses look to adapt to new ways of doing things, the SmallBusinessTrends website pulled together suggestions from various blogs about moves business owners may wish to consider. From increasing spending […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

A new program that starts on Friday will make it easier than ever to shop and dine in downtown Wilmington. Free valet parking will be offered at three intersections on Market Street — 5th, 7th and 9th streets – and parking spaces will be designated for curbside pickup from downtown restaurants and shops, as part […]


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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

The federal Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, which was signed into law June 5, makes several significant changes to the program designed to make it easier for businesses to have at least a portion of the loan forgiven. Under the new law, businesses need to spend at least 60 percent of the loan on payroll, […]


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Date Posted: Friday, June 5th, 2020

This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank Nonprofit organizations in Delaware, Nevada and Ohio are latest to receive funds from the global $125 million Barclays’ COVID-19 Community Aid Package May 26, 2020 11:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time This is a news release issued by Barclays US Consumer Bank WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barclays […]



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Date Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Kelly Pitts May 13, 2020 Kelly.Pitts@co.kent.de.us (302) 744-2304 KENT COUNTY LEVY COURT ESTABLISHES A COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND Dover, Del. – What grew out of a request for assistance from the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce to help businesses acquire Personal Protective Equipment and cleaning supplies, became the establishment […]


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Date Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2020

We are getting reports of businesses having received the email below. It is not a real email from the Division of Small Business. It is a scam. Please delete it. And let us know if you have any additional issues, by emailing us at business@delaware.gov. EMAIL From: Noreply@sbe.delaware.gov <noreply@sbe.delaware.gov> To: “no-reply@sbe.delaware.gov” <no-reply@sbe.delaware.gov> Subject: Delaware Certification Update You have a message […]


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Date Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2020

Banks can begin submitting applications to the Small Business Administration for the second round of Paycheck Protection Program loans on Monday, so if you haven’t applied for a PPP loan yet, where should you apply? Laura Bilazarian, a venture capitalist and company founder who has been writing about the PPP, has a post out suggesting […]


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Date Posted: Saturday, April 25th, 2020

Release originally posted at sba.gov   Friday, April 24, 2020   WASHINGTON – Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Jovita Carranza and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin issued the following statement today on the resumption of the Payroll Protection Program (PPP): “We are pleased that President Trump has signed into law the Paycheck Protection […]


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