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Support your fellow small business owners on Small Business Saturday.
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Small business owners, Saturday is the day get out there and support your fellow small business owners. It’s Small Business Saturday! Here is a partial  list of municipalities and organizations holding events. Downtown Dover Partnership Downtown Historic New Castle Downtown Milford Inc. Downtown  Wilmington, including the Wilmington Jaycees 55th annual Christmas Parade. The Delaware Division of […]

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Learn how blockchain and cryptocurrencies are upending the fintech industry and what it could mean for your business at upcoming conference on Dec. 11.
Date Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

From blockchain to cryptocurrencies, new developments in the fintech industry could upend the way you do business. Learn what this could mean for your small business at a conference organized by the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. What: Fintech: Transforming the Future of Business When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dec. 11 Where: University […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 19th, 2018

What: Biden Institute at the University of Delaware School of Public Policy & Administration hosts a conference on Opportunity Zones in Delaware. When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Dec. 5 Where: University of Delaware STAR campus, The Tower at Star – Audion, 100 Discovery Boulevard, Newark Why go: Learn from business leaders, investors, developers, government […]

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Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24.
Date Posted: Friday, November 16th, 2018

The ninth annual Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24, and it’s a great time to get out and support the locally owned stores, restaurants and coffee shops that make Delaware such a great place to live. Since the first Small Business Saturday in 2010, consumers have spent an estimated $85 billion at independent retailers and restaurants nationwide on […]

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Business owners remain optimistic, new NFIB survey shows.
Date Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Business owners remain optimistic about the state of the economy and their own growth prospects, according to the latest monthly survey from the National Federation of Independent Business. The October reading of 107.4 in the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index continued a two-year trend of business owners feeling upbeat about where the economy is headed and […]

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Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 12-18
Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

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 […]

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Date Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2018

A new report from the Small Business Administration and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York finds veterans have a harder time getting financing for their business than do non-veteran business owners. Sixty percent of vets reported that when they sought financing for their business– either a loan, line of credit or cash advance — […]

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Celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week.
Date Posted: Monday, November 5th, 2018

It’s National Veterans Small Business Week (Nov. 5-9) and we salute the more than 7,200 veteran-owned businesses in Delaware. Veteran-owned businesses are an important part of Delaware’s small business environment. Indeed, a  larger percentage of businesses in Delaware are owned by veterans than in the United States as a whole. These five industries account for the […]

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Learn from women entrepreneurs and women in technology.
Date Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Are you a woman business owner, or are you a woman working in technology? This don’t-miss event is your chance to learn from successful women about how they built their business and to network with women in the technology field. What: Women in DE Innovation & Technology Day When: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. […]

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New Castle County Chamber of Commerce hosts 28th annual Women's Leadership Conference
Date Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Delaware has no shortage of successful women business owners, including ranking No. 4 in the U.S. when it comes to their increasing economic clout. At the annual Women’s Leadership Conference you’ll hear from some of the outstanding women in Delaware business who will offer advice on making your company even more successful. What: New Castle County Chamber of […]

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