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Innovation Space’s new entrepreneurs council is full of nationwide leaders

The Delaware Innovation Space, located in former DuPont Experimental Station, has created an Entrepreneurial Advisory Council. The council will help DIS enhance its offerings through keeping abreast of industry trends and the specific needs of the scientific small business community. “I am excited to partner with the EAC and their diverse wisdom and perspectives to […]





Study finds optimism among business owners

A Feb. 2018 survey of almost 3,000 business owners found most are optimistic about how they expect their business will do in 2019.| Seventy seven percent of owners of businesses in existence five years or more said they expect to increase profits this year, according to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation report, “Breaking Barriers: The […]





Make Me a Match

  Looking to increase your sales to large Delaware companies and the state of Delaware? The Division of Small Business, New Castle County, the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, the NCCCC Emerging Enterprise Center and YWCA Delaware are offering a series of day-long seminars where small business owners can connect with procurement officers from large […]





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How We Can Help

Whether you are a would-be entrepreneur with just the seed of an idea or an experienced business owner looking to expand, our team of Regional Business Managers can provide you one-on-one assistance and counseling to help you succeed. The regionally-focused Regional Business Managers have decades of experience between them and can assist with a variety […]





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Not sure what business to start? Here are 29 ideas

Sometimes the hardest part about starting your own business is actually coming up with an idea for what that business should be. USA Today has 29 suggestions for you. There are possibilities for so many types of entrepreneur with a wide variety of skills, including: Online dating profile writer Personal chef IT specialist for seniors […]





Delaware tops in U.S. when it comes to wage growth

Wages grew at a faster pace in Delaware than in any other state between 2013 and 2018, says a new report from Atlanta-based site selection firm Garner Economics. The average hourly wage in Delaware climbed 11.2 percent, adjusted for inflation, to $25.81 per hour in August 2018 up from $23.20 in August 2013, according to […]





Small business owners, learn how drones can help with your construction projects

What: Technology Forum of Delaware program on using drones for construction projects When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17 Where: Wilmington University, 5 Beaver Valley Road, Wilmington Why go: Learn how small business owners can use drones for construction projects Cost: $25 for Technology Forum of Delaware members, $40 for non-members, $5 additional for walk-ins. Register online.





Don’t miss one of the biggest business networking events in Delaware

Looking to make connections for your Delaware small business? Then you’ll want to attend the Delaware Networking Station on Thursday. What: Delaware Networking Station sponsored by Better Business Bureau of Delaware and Delaware State Chamber of Commerce When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 Where: Chase Center on the Riverfront, 815 Justison Street, Wilmington […]







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