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Technology Forum of Delaware to hold program on using drones in construction.
Date Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2018

What: Technology Forum of Delaware program on using drones for construction projects When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17 Where: Wilmington University, 5 Beaver Valley Road, Wilmington Why go: Learn how small business owners can use drones for construction projects Cost: $25 for Technology Forum of Delaware members, $40 for non-members, $5 additional for walk-ins. Register online.

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4 taleaways on using technology in your small business
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Delaware Technical Community College held its 10th annual Kent County Economic Summit on Tuesday. The event included a panel discussion on “The Digital Transformation in Business.” Delaware Tourism Office Director Liz Keller was one of the panelists. The others were Sean Mace, vice president and chief operating officer, Eden Hill Medical Center; Don Chupp, CEO […]

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5 things you need to do to get a small business loan.
Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

At some point in their history, many small businesses will need a loan to expand. Maybe it’s for adding equipment, launching a new product line, or marketing your product or service. Financial website NerdWallet offers five things small business owners need to do to successfully apply for the funding. Here’s a summary: Think about whether you […]

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Apply by Sept. 19 for Delaware Startup Launchpad
Date Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2018

Have a new technology you want help in deciding whether it is worth bringing to market? Then you’ll want to sign up for Delaware Startup Launchpad, a four-session accelerator program offered by the Delaware Small Business Development Center, the Horn Entrepreneurship program at UD and the Delaware Founders Initiative. You’ll receive training and mentorship to […]

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Network at the Delaware Networking Station.
Date Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2018

Looking to make connections for your Delaware small business? Then you’ll want to attend the Delaware Networking Station on Thursday. What: Delaware Networking Station sponsored by Better Business Bureau of Delaware and Delaware State Chamber of Commerce When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison Street, Wilmington […]

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Wilmington ranked a top 20 best small city to start a small business.
Date Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018

A new report from Verizon ranks Wilmington among the 20 best small cities in the U.S. to launch a business. The city ranked #17 in the study, which looked at 300 cities between 50,000 and 75,000 in population. The study looked at the following factors: the percentage of the population with a bachelor’s degree or […]

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U.S. Senator Chris Coons speaks at export conference in Wilmington.
Date Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018

U.S. Senator Chris Coons will be the keynote speaker at a conference on how the U.S. Export-Import Bank can help your company reduce the cost of doing international business. The Export-Import Bank is a federal agency, 90 percent of whose transactions serve U.S. small businesses. What: Exporter and Financial Services Forum organized by World Trade […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Looking to open or expand a business in New Castle County? New Castle County has launched an interactive online portal, NCCInnovates.com, with the information you need to make that decision, from economic trends to major industries to available incentives. “We want to help businesses innovate and grow so they can win the future,” County Executive Matt […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

NextFab, a maker space for small business owners and hobbyists, is celebrating its first year in Wilmington. Come out on Oct. 11 to learn about all NextFab has to offer including spaces and tools for electronics, woodworking, 3D printing, and more. Enjoy music, food and a beer garden. What: NextFab Wilmington celebrates its first anniversary When: 4 p.m. to 9 […]

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Register for SCORE Delaware workshop
Date Posted: Thursday, September 6th, 2018

What: SBA and SCORE Delaware present a workshop on access to capital When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 Where: Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Drive, Newark Why go: Learn about loan options available to entrepreneurs, including Small Business Administration loan programs. Hear from SCORE Delaware mentors about how to draft a business plan. Cost: Free Registration: […]

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