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SBA offers online guide for business taxes

Confused about which taxes to file as a small business owner? The U.S. Small Business Administration offers an online guide to business taxes. Generally, there are five types of business taxes, according to the guide: Income tax Self-employment tax Estimated tax Employer tax Excise tax One thing business owners will need to do, SBA says, is […]





Financial services firm opening office in Wilmington, hiring up to 50 people

A financial services firm whose investors include NBA superstar Kevin Durant, actor Ashton Kutcher, NBC Universal and Comcast’s venture capital unit, is opening an office in The Mill co-working space in downtown Wilmington and hiring as many as 50 people, Delaware Business Times reports. Acorns, which is based in Irvine, California, offers various portfolios of exchange traded funds […]





Gallup poll: Delaware ranks No. 8 in U.S. for well-being

Small business owners already know Delaware is a great place to live. A new survey from Gallup Inc. shows that lots of other people agree. A new Gallup National Health and Well-Being Index ranks Delaware #8 in the U.S. It was the only state in the Mid-Atlantic region to place in the top 10. Gallup surveyed […]





Delaware chef, restaurant up for prestigious award

A Wilmington restaurant and a chef from a restaurant in Lewes are contenders for the prestigious James Beard Awards, it was announced Wednesday. Bardea Food & Drink on Market Street in downtown Wilmington is a semifinalist for Best New Restaurant. Matthew Kern of Heirloom in Lewes is a semifinalist in the Best Chef, Mid-Atlantic category. The finalists […]





Sign up for Wilmington’s Small Business Success series

Looking to find out what you need to know to start and grow a successful small business? Then sign up for the Small Business Success course offered by Wilmington’s Office of Economic Development. The eight-week course will be held Tuesday evenings starting March 19 at Hercules Plaza, 1313 N. Market Street in Wilmington. The program is open to […]





Workshop covers the basics of crowdfunding your business

Karen Igou has run several successful crowdfunding campaigns to grow her business. She shared the secrets of a winning campaign Wednesday as part of the Small Business Assistance workshop series presented by Delaware Libraries. When people donate to your crowdfunding campaign it’s because they believe in you and your idea and not necessarily because of the perk you’re offering, said […]





Make Me a Match helps connect small businesses and big businesses in Delaware

Looking to increase your sales to large Delaware companies? Then attend an upcoming Make Me a Match session. On Tuesday, the Delaware Division of Small Business, New Castle County, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, NCCCC Emerging Enterprise Center and YWCA Delaware offered the first in a series of daylong programs where small business owners connect with representatives […]





U.S. News ranks Delaware No. 6 for business

U.S. News & World report says Delaware is among the 10 best states in the nation for business, coming it at No. 6. In determining which states offer the best environment for business, the magazine looked at a number of factors including the patents issued per capita, tax burden and rate of new business formation. The […]





Win tickets to BIO convention in Philadelphia

Delaware Bio and the Delaware Innovation Space are sponsoring a competition to win tickets to the 2019 BIO International convention in Philadelphia in June. Participants will produce a pitch video and receive pitch training from Mike Rinkunas, director of business acceleration and client development at the Delaware Innovation Space. The voting starts March 18. Visit […]





Check out the Division of Small Business’s new website

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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