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Date Posted: Friday, July 12th, 2019

A dozen projects that will help strengthen downtown Wilmington, Smyrna and Milford will receive a total of $5.5 million in rebates under a state program administered by the Delaware State Housing Authority. The projects include construction of  48 condominium units on the Mispillion River in Milford and renovations to the former Metal Masters/Harris Manufacturing plant […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Companies are creating more than 330 new jobs in Delaware after the Council on Development Finance at its recent meetings recommended approval of multiple grants from the Delaware Strategic Fund. In April CDF recommended approving a $1.2 million Strategic Fund grant to Nationwide Healthcare Services, LLC, which is developing a healthcare complex on the former […]


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Date Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2019

As part of Small Business Week (May 5-11), the Division of Small Business held a workshop on how small business owners can use Google to grow their online presence and increase revenue. About thirty small business owners attended the event at Del Tech’s Terry Campus in Dover. Online marketing expert Kim Palmer, of Miles Partnership, […]


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Date Posted: Friday, May 17th, 2019

A report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation points out the difficulty many business owners have in accessing outside capital to start a business and the impact this has on the health of the business. Just 16.5 percent of business owners said they received a business loan from a bank or other financial institution when […]


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Check out the Division of Small Business website for the right help you need at the right time.
Date Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2019

When we asked small business owners in listening sessions across Delaware what they wanted to see from the new Division of Small Business, one of the things that came up most often was an online search tool to help them navigate through the hundreds of small business-related programs offered in Delaware. They asked, and we […]


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Date Posted: Friday, February 15th, 2019

Spanish-speaking business owners seeking assistance from the Delaware Division of Small Business will now be able to obtain free translation services thanks to a partnership between the Division and of Small Business and $tand By Me Negocios, a program of $tand By Me Delaware. Approximately 9 percent of people living in Delaware are Hispanic. And […]


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Date Posted: Friday, February 1st, 2019

This op-ed originally appeared in The News Journal. Small business plays an oversize part in Delaware’s economy, accounting for 98 percent of businesses and employing almost 220,000 of our friends, neighbors and loved ones. The Division of Small Business, an agency of the Department of State, is moving in an exciting new direction to help […]


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Date Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2019

Researchers at the University of Delaware are studying whether a new program for providing physical activities for disadvantaged youngsters would also benefit small business owners. They’re holding a focus group on Thursday afternoon to seek input from small business owners located in New Castle County. Participants receive a $20 Wawa gift card for taking part […]


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Image of the Council on Development Finance having a meeting at Buena Vista Conference Center
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Council on Development Finance and Strategic Fund COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENT FINANCE The Council on Development Finance (CDF) is a panel of nine members, appointed by the Governor, Senate President Pro Tempore and Speaker of the House, to advise the director of the Delaware Division of Small Business. On the fourth Monday of each month the […]


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