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For Innovators: SPARK Challenge Coming to Delaware

Are you a startup with Global Ambition? The SPARK program is an intensive, specialized 9 day program for globally focused startups who require the skills, advice and support to bring their business to the world stage. The SPARK program brings the support, advice and funding to get the attention of Angels & Venture Capitalists from Ireland, Israel…

Phil Clemens: Turning a Family Business into a “Business Family”

Phil Clemens on what makes a “business family” Kathy Canavan | March 8th, 2017 | Delaware Business Times WILMINGTON – Philip A. Clemens, retired CEO of a hyper-successful sixth-generation family business, gave family-business owners tips on minding their own businesses on March 7. Clemens’ secret to longevity: He suggested owners begin by thinking of themselves…

In the News: Thumbs Up for the SBDC!

The News Journal’s editorial board gave the SBDC its thumbs up for the week: Read more here

In the News: SBDC’s Record Year Helps Delaware’s Economy Recover from Dow-DuPont Merger Fallout

The Delaware Small Business Development Center has prevented about 600 former DuPont workers from leaving Delaware to pursue jobs in other states, said J. Michael Bowman, the organization’s director. Bowman made the remarks Tuesday afternoon at a hearing before the Joint Finance Committee in Dover. He said the SBDC’s job fairs led to nearly 600…

Small Business Saturday

The Delaware Small Business Development Center is proud to announce that we’ve joined the Small Business Saturday Coalition. We want to celebrate Small Business Saturday with you! It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses like the ones we work with. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without businesses like…