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Delaware Innovation Space launches program to help fund scientific startups

Delaware Innovation Space, a public-private partnership that runs an incubator and accelerator for science companies at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, is starting a program to provide funding to early-stage companies. The First Fund Program will invest up to $75,000 in Delaware Innovation Space tenants that are less than three years old, have raised less than $500,000 […]





Delaware a top state for small business financing

If you’re a Delaware small business in search of capital, you’ll be happy to know that Delaware ranks among the best in the U.S. when it comes to business financing, according to a new report. Delaware businesses received the most financing from lenders and paid the lowest average annual percentage rate (APR), according to Fundera, […]





Delaware a top 10 state for innovation

Think innovation, think Delaware. The state is one of the most innovative in the U.S., a new report from WalletHub, a financial services website, says, ranking Delaware No. 9 overall among the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Delaware’s ranking puts it ahead of neighboring New Jersey (No. 12) and Pennsylvania (No. 29). The report considered […]





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 […]






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