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Family businesses tell their success stories.
Date Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018

It’s not easy keeping a family business going for several generations, but four successful small business owners share how they do it at a program sponsored by the Delaware Small Business Development Center and Delaware Business Times. What: Family Business Series: Family Businesses Tell Their Stories When: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Nov. 14 Where: Hagley […]


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Rehoboth Beach Main Street offering grants for signs, awnings.
Date Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Thinking of adding a new sign to your business in downtown Rehoboth Beach? This might be the perfect time, as Rehoboth Beach Main Street is offering matching grants of up to $500 for buildings in the city’s downtown historic commercial district. The program covers the installation of new awnings and signs or repair or replacement of existing […]


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Delaware Innovation Week is Nov. 2-Npv. 10.
Date Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

The 4th annual Delaware Innovation Week returns from Nov. 2-Nov. 10 with a full slate of events for a wide range of interests, including programs of interest to small business owners. The Business track is Nov. 8. Here are some of the activities that are scheduled: Delaware Bioscience Association networking breakfast at W.L. Gore & […]


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Register for Delaware Bio networking lunch.
Date Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

What: Delaware Bioscience Association networking lunch When: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 30 Where: Delaware Bioscience Association’s Bio Dome, on the AstraZeneca campus, 2110 Concord Pike, Wilmington Why go: Meet Delaware’s life science entrepreneurs and check out Delaware Bio’s new Bio Dome building Cost: Free, but advance registration is required. Register online  


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Damian speaks at Developing Delaware conference.
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Economic development officials and business leaders from across Delaware turned out Tuesday for the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s “Developing Delaware” conference in Dover. The speakers included Delaware Division of Small Business Director Damian DeStefano, who discussed the role of the new Division and how it works with the new Delaware Prosperity Partnership. The conference also included […]


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Small businesses offer workplace flexibility, author says.
Date Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Seeking a job with some flexibility? Workers are more likely to find it at a small business rather than a large company, writes Kathryn Sollmann, a career coach and guest writer for Entrepreneur magazine’s website. Sollmann looked at a national survey of employers done for the Society of Human Resource Management and the Families at […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

High tech companies headquartered in Delaware will have a new source of funding starting Nov. 1. That’s the date Delaware’s new Angel Investor Tax Credit goes into effect. The Delaware Division of Small Business administers the tax credit which is aimed at helping companies raise the capital they need to start and grow and enable more […]


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New Castle County Economic Development Council luncheon.
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

White Dog Labs CEO and co-founder Brian Tracy and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer will speak at a luncheon meeting on economic development in New Castle County. What: New Castle County Economic Development Council annual Economic Development Luncheon When: Noon to 2 p.m., Oct. 11 Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington Why go: Learn about the latest […]


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Developing Delaware conference.
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Come hear from Gov. John Carney, Delaware Division of Small Business Director Damian DeStefano, Delaware Prosperity Partnership Executive Director Kurt Foreman and other experts about the latest in economic development in Delaware at a conference organized by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 16. The conference speakers include economic development officials from Kent, […]


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Loan program expands to Wilmington's West Side.
Date Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2018

An expanded loan program will mean more opportunity for small businesses along Market Street in downtown Wilmington and on the city’s West Side. First State Community Loan Fund is expanding its program that offers forgivable loans to small business owners who open restaurants, retail shops and service businesses along the 10-block Market Street Corridor to include […]


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