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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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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Downtown Wilmington small businesses will offer special promotions during Made on Market, which runs June 22-30. The specials include the $2 German Chocolate latte at LOMA Coffee, $7 Wilmington Destroyer burger at Chelsea Tavern and buy-one-get-one admission to the Delaware History Museum. Click here for more information about retailers and restaurants participating in Made on Market. […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2019

A new apprenticeship program will train cooks to work in the restaurant industry by providing them with on-the-job training and classroom instruction. The program, which launched this week with an announcement at Bluecoast Seafood Grill & Raw Bar in Rehoboth Beach, is a partnership between the Delaware Restaurant Association and the Delaware Department of Labor. The […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 24th, 2019

Small business owners in Delaware will have access to additional types of business loans and services under a new partnership among three nonprofits announced this week. Under the partnership among West End Neighborhood House, SeedcoDE and FINANTA, Delaware small business owners will have access to the following financial products, according to a news release from the […]


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