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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Small businesses in Dover may be able to defer their utility bill payments under a progam introduced by the city. The program is open to businesses with 35 employees or fewer whose revenue has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The utility bills must be repaid in full, interest-free by Jan. 31, 2023. Apply by […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Delaware Innovation Space issued the following press release First virtual cohort comprised of 10 science-based startups from across the US and Canada February 09, 2021 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Delaware Innovation Space, a multi-dimensional, non-profit entrepreneurial support organization and ecosystem for science-based startup companies, announced today that it has fully launched its […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

Press release from U.S. Small Business Administration U.S. SBA Delaware Office to Host Twice-Per-Week Call In/Microsoft Teams Sessions Outlining the Re-Opened Paycheck Protection Program Open-to-the-Public Virtual Sessions to Include Overview of Economic Aid Act Small Biz Support, Question-and-Answer Period for Session Participants WILMINGTON, Del. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Delaware Office will host twice […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Press Release from U.S. Department of Commerce WASHINGTON – Today,(Feb. 4, 202i)  the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Delaware Division of Small Business, Dover, Delaware, to establish and administer a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) that will provide critical gap financing […]

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Date Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2021

Press release from Delaware Prosperity Partnership Delaware launches pilot program to expand availability of ready-to-go laboratory space   WILMINGTON, Del. (Jan. 29, 2021) — Delaware has launched a pilot grant program designed to spur private sector-led projects that will help the state attract and retain science and tech companies by expanding its inventory of ready-to-go lab space. […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

The following press release was issued by the US Small Business Administration. U.S. SBA Delaware Office to Host Twice-Per-Week Zoom Sessions Outlining the Re-Opened Paycheck Protection Program Open-to-the-Public Zoom Sessions to Include PPP Program Overview and Question-and-Answer Period for Session Participants   WILMINGTON, Del. – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Delaware Office will host twice-per-week Zoom sessions […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration, Delaware regional office,  issued the following press release: Shopping Small® Finds New Footing this Holiday Season Last year, American consumers spent $19.6 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday. Behind that total spend were a 3 million year-over-year increase in number of consumers participating in Small Business Saturday and […]

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Date Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2020

WSFS Bank and Delmarva Power are each making donations to support small businesses in Delaware, the companies announced this week. WSFS is donating a total of $200,000 to four organizations in the region including Wilmington-based True Access Capital, a nonprofit lender which runs the Women’s Business Center, among other small business programs. Delmarva Power announced […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 10th, 2020

A new program that starts on Friday will make it easier than ever to shop and dine in downtown Wilmington. Free valet parking will be offered at three intersections on Market Street — 5th, 7th and 9th streets – and parking spaces will be designated for curbside pickup from downtown restaurants and shops, as part […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Fifteen small businesses on Wilmington’s Wast Side have been awarded grants of $500 each through a program run by the West Side Grows coalition. The program assists small businesses in the West Side neighborhood that have experienced a drop in business as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The organization is accepting applications for a […]

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