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Date Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Commercial and industrial property owners in New Castle County have a new way of financing energy-efficient and renewable energy projects. New Castle County has become the first county in Delaware to join the Delaware Property Assessed Clean Energy program (D-PACE). The county’s participation “will be good for the economy and good for the environment,” New Castle County […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

White Dog Labs, a New Castle-based biotech company, has inked a deal with Cargill Inc. to provide White Dog’s ProTyton single-cell protein for use in aquaculture. Cargill, which is based in Minneapolis, plans to use ProTyton in salmon feed, and possibly in the future as feed for shrimp and other species, the companies said in a press release. […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Do you want to take your small business up a notch? Apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, a free, 13-week business skills course offered at the Community College of Philadelphia. The program uses curriculum developed by Babson College, one of the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship. Participants work one-on-one with business advisers […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Here’s another reason for small businesses from Kent County to apply for a Division of Small Business EDGE Grant. EDGE Grant winners from Kent County will get up to an additional $10,000 to use for their business under a measure approved recently by Kent County Levy Court. Commissioners OK’d awarding $10,000 to each Kent County-based business that […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Gov. John Carney on Monday announced that Clayton, Delaware City, Middletown and New Castle have been designated Downtown Development Districts which is intended to encourage redevelopment by making property owners in those areas eligible for a rebate of up to 20 percent on what they spend for improving their properties. Eight cities and towns in Delaware already […]


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Date Posted: Monday, August 12th, 2019

Lots of people ease into entrepreneurship. Before quitting a job, they try out their side hustle for awhile to see whether it has the makings of a full-time business. Steve Strauss, small business columnist for the Asbury Park Press, poses four questions any budding entrepreneur should ask themselves before taking the leap. Have you tried […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Millennial Summit at the Chase Center in Wilmington brought together hundreds of young people with a passion to lead and to learn. The second day of the event focused on entrepreneurship, which included a panel called “I have an idea – now what?” For those who couldn’t be there, here […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Delaware Innovation Space has named MCET Technologies and Veramorph winners of the DuPont FastPass competition. The two startup companies will receive a year of free laboratory and office space at the Delaware Innovation Space at the DuPont Experimental Station research facility outside Wilmington. The two companies will also be able to get advice from experts […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Sussex County businesses ready to grow have a potential new source of capital. The county has launched a program to assist established, growing businesses located in Sussex County with $5,000 grants as well as customized data to help them grow. The program is targeted at so-called “second-stage companies,” which typically employ 10 to 99 workers and have […]


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Date Posted: Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Looking to increase your business? Consider selling your goods or services to customers overseas. A new report from the Business Roundtable highlights the importance of international trade to Delaware, whose companies exported $8 billion in goods and services in 2017. That accounted for 11 percent of the state’s Gross Domestic Product, according to a new report from the […]


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