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Date Posted: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Millennial Summit at the Chase Center in Wilmington brought together hundreds of young people with a passion to lead and to learn. The second day of the event focused on entrepreneurship, which included a panel called “I have an idea – now what?” For those who couldn’t be there, here […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

A recent New York Times article takes a look at how the next generation of billion dollar tech startups will differ from their predecessors. CB Insights crunched the numbers for the Times and came up with a list of what the venture capital analytics firm thinks could be 50 startups with the potential to reach […]

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Wilmington Skyline
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Division of Small Business staff accomplished a lot during FY 2018. As the Division transitioned to its new role, the desire and effort to support the state’s economy in a multitude of ways continued strong.   Small Business and Special Projects Units HELPING NAVIGATE THE REGULATORY PROCESS In order to assist business owners in overcoming […]

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Damian DeStefano, Division of Small Business Director
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Delaware is creating a new way of looking at economic development – giving big attention to small business. Providing a laser-focus on the entrepreneurs who are such a key part of the state’s economy is part of an exciting vision that my team and I are proud to help define and strengthen. It is the […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Click the link below to read the full FY 2018 Annual Report from the Division of Small Business. If you have questions about the report or about how our staff can help you start or grow a small business, click here to contact us. Division of Small Business FY 18 Annual Report

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New Castle County Chamber of Commerce hosts 28th annual Women's Leadership Conference
Date Posted: Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Delaware has no shortage of successful women business owners, including ranking No. 4 in the U.S. when it comes to their increasing economic clout. At the annual Women’s Leadership Conference you’ll hear from some of the outstanding women in Delaware business who will offer advice on making your company even more successful. What: New Castle County Chamber of […]

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Division of Small Business Director Damian DeStefano speaks at Latino Summit 2018.
Date Posted: Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

The state of Delaware spent $314.3 million in the last fiscal year on contracts with small and diverse businesses, including those owned by women, minorities and veterans. The large spending figure — a 9.4 percent increase from FY 2017 — presents a huge opportunity for small businesses. That was a key takeaway from a panel […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

What: Small Business Development Center hosts a workshop on how to launch a business in Delaware When: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 Where: Delaware Small Business Development Center, Delaware Technology Park, 1 Innovation Way, Suite 300, Newark Why go: Learn about business plans, business licenses and other things you need or should have to […]

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