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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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Date Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

The Delaware Innovation Space, located in former DuPont Experimental Station, has created an Entrepreneurial Advisory Council. The council will help DIS enhance its offerings through keeping abreast of industry trends and the specific needs of the scientific small business community. “I am excited to partner with the EAC and their diverse wisdom and perspectives to […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Delaware is number three in the nation for fastest Internet speed in the U.S., according to an analysis by HighSpeedInternet.com, a website that posts consumer reviews of Internet Service Providers. The average Internet speed in Delaware is 59.08 megabits per second (mbps), the analysis said. That’s after only New Jersey (59.58 mbps) and Maryland (65.02 mbps). Alaska […]


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Date Posted: Monday, July 8th, 2019

Downtown Dover is experiencing a retail boom, with four new stores opening and another moving to a larger location, the Delaware State News reports. Here are the most recent changes to the city’s downtown retail scene, according to the newspaper: Sweets & Treats bakery opened at 147 S. Governors Avenue. Tina’s Timeless Threads, which sells vintage […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

If you’re a Delaware produce farmer, you’ll want to take note of new rules issued recently by the Delaware Department of Agriculture. Delaware farms that grow produce are required to register with the Delaware Department of Agriculture under the new regulations, which also give DDA personnel the right to inspect, take samples from or review […]


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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

Financial technology (fintech) is a huge part of Delaware’s economy and has the potential to grow even larger, a new report says. The financial services sector employs more than 37,000 people in Delaware at companies ranging from JPMorgan Chase to PayPal, Fair Square Financial and Marlette Funding. Fintech, which the U.S. Government Accounting Office defines as “the use […]


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Date Posted: Monday, June 17th, 2019

Prelude Therapeutics, a Wilmington-based, clinical-stage pharmaceutical company, raised $60 million in a recently closed Series B funding round, the company announced. The $60 million raised brings to $90 million the amount the company has raised to date, Prelude Therapeutics said in a press release. Prelude Therapeutics develops small molecule drugs that target the growth of cancer cells. The […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2019

In case you missed it, the News Journal recently ran an op-ed from Gov. John Carney discussing the benefits of the new EDGE Grant program for small businesses and how the program came to be. Here’s the text of the Governor’s op-ed: On a recent visit to AgroLab in Harrington, I watched robots test soil samples while […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2019

First Founders Accelerator, a 12-week program that trains entrepreneurs of color and people from underrepresented communities how to build a business, graduated its first class recently. The program is a collaboration between New Castle County Office of Economic Development, the Emerging Enterprise Center at New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, co-working space 1313 Innovation and Wilmington-based entrepreneur Garry […]


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Date Posted: Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Southern Delaware has a new tool in its economic development arsenal. ExciteSussex now gives small business owners free access to market data and demographic information useful in starting or growing a business. The Sussex County Office of Economic Development added SizeUp’s Local Business Intelligence database to the ExciteSussex website, to increase the odds of small […]


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