Dover (pop. 38,000) is the state capital and a hotbed for higher education. Delaware State University, Wilmington University, Wesley College and Delaware Technical Community College are all located here. The city is part of the Downtown Delaware program and its downtown is designated a Downtown Development District. Several large manufacturers, including Kraft Heinz and Edgewell Personal Care maintain facilities here.
The Delaware Division of Small Business, part of the Delaware Department of State, is a service-focused agency committed to supporting businesses starting and growing in Delaware. Small businesses can reach out to the Division for assistance in connecting to the resources and advice to succeed. The Division is a champion for Delaware small businesses and is here to help take companies to the next level.