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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 […]

New program to offer translations for Latino biz owners

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 […]

Downtown Development District program to fund projects in Wilmington, Dover and Milford

Real estate development projects in Wilmington, Dover and Milford will share in a new round of funding announced Wednesday by Gov. John Carney and the Delaware State Housing Authority. The state’s Downtown Development District program will distribute a total of $4.6 million in rebates to eight projects in the three cities. The DDD program provides a rebate to developers […]

Could your Delaware company be the next $1 billion tech startup?

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 […]

Sec. Bullock: A New Focus on Serving Delaware’s Small Businesses

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 […]

UD looking for small business owners for focus group

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 […]

Apply for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses entrepreneurship course

Goldman Sachs is offering another series of training classes for small business owners starting May 8 at the Community College of Philadelphia. The 14-week 10,000 Small Businesses course is part of a national initiative supported by Goldman Sachs with curriculum developed by Babson College, to teach small business owners, provide them with access to capital and […]

Apply by Jan. 31 for Wilmington business loan program

First State Community Loan Fund is seeking applications for funding from  its Corridor Revitalization Fund. The program provides loans of up to $25,000 for eligible business projects along Market Street in Wilmington and in the surrounding area. The funding is in the form of a forgivable loan of up to five years. No payments are due […]

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