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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Small business owners stand to benefit from a new pilot program in which Delaware will be one of only five states to work with the National Governors Association and The Pew Charitable Trusts on developing innovative strategies to improve the state’s business regulatory environment to promote economic growth. Delaware’s effort in the two-year program will […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

WORKING WITH BUSINESSES Regional Business Managers The Small Business Unit, which is comprised of four Regional Business Managers (one four each county and Wilmington), is on the front lines of the Division’s business assistance efforts. Through direct outreach, phone calls, website contacts, social media and more, small business owners inside and outside Delaware connect with […]



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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

This past fiscal year was one of growth for the Division of Small Business (DSB) as a resource for Delaware’s small business community. The Division worked to turn its vision of making Delaware the best state for starting and growing a small business into concrete programs that are benefiting Delawareans. The Division’s Regional Business Managers, […]


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Date Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2019

The University of Delaware plans to open a $38 million center for financial technology in 2021, the university announced last week. The six-story, 100,000 square foot building on UD’s STAR Campus in Newark will bring together researchers in the university’s business and engineering schools, as well as offer space for fintech startups. “We’re working hard […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Delaware businesses in industries including bioscience, fintech and advanced engineering may benefit from an agreement the Delaware Prosperity Partnership signed recently with an economic development group in England’s North East region. Under the agreement, DPP and the North East Local Enterprise Partnership will each promote the other’s region to companies looking for foreign growth opportunities. […]


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Small Business Saturday 2019
Date Posted: Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Small Business Saturday (Nov. 30, 2019) is a great time to visit Delaware’s Main Street downtowns and see everything they have to offer. Here are some of the exciting deals available and activities scheduled: Wilmington Small Business Saturday specials offered all day long, including: Buy One Adult Entrée, Get a Kids Entrée Free at Chelsea […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

W7 Energy, a Wilmington-based company that is a recipient of a Division of Small Business EDGE Grant, has been awarded $3.4 million from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency- Energy (ARPA-E) to help with research and bring to market the company’s polymer membranes. The company is developing a membrane for use in fuel […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, November 14th, 2019

While venture capitalists and the media lavish attention on younger entrepreneurs, like Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who founded the social media platform while a student at Harvard, most company founders are considerably older. And seasoned entrepreneurs may actually have an advantage when it comes to starting and growing successful companies, a new study finds. The […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

More loans for small businesses in Wilmington will be available as part of a partnership backed by JPMorgan Chase and a trio of nonprofits. The bank, one of Delaware’s largest employers, is making a $4 million investment in Equitable Wilmington, a collboration with nonprofit lenders Cinnaire Lending, True Access Capital and NCALL Loan Fund, to […]


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Date Posted: Friday, October 25th, 2019

Before investing your time, effort and finances into building a business, it’s important to determine first whether your idea will fly with your target market. In a column in Entrepreneur.com, contributor Adam Bernstein offers some important suggestions that would-be business owners shouldn’t overlook. Identify your core consumers and come up with a product or service that […]


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