Category Archives: Local Business

Pet Bow-Tique: Groomed for Success

When Marcia Iacono turned 18 she got her first apartment and her first pet, a Yorkie named Daisy.  Daisy, of course, needed grooming.  After a series of unsatisfactory experiences with different dog groomers, Iacono decided to look into taking a class to do it herself. Her initial curiosity evolved into enrollment in the Pet Smart…

#1 Craft Brewery in US is….

The answer is no surprise to those of us lucky enough to have watched this crazy little business grow. Lauren Gordon, managing editor at The Daily Meal, spearheaded the project of asking readers to select the Nation’s best craft brewery. “It’s like asking folks to choose their favorite star in the sky or their favorite…

It Is Not A Question of If A Cyber Attack Will Occur, But When

Is your small business prepared for a cyber attack? In fact, small businesses are actually at a higher risk of cyber attacks than larger businesses because they often have fewer resources dedicated to cyber security. The Delaware Small Business Development Center is engaging with partners all across the state, including the Delaware Department of Technology…

Congrats to Po’ Boys Creole and Fresh Catch on Winning Top Chef Showdown

Long-time SBDC client Chef Mike Clampitt, owner of Po’ Boys Creole and Fresh Catch, took home first place in the Top Chef of the Culinary Coast competition on June 11. In addition to winning the first prize, he also won the Food We Couldn’t Live Without category. Awards were not chosen by a panel, but by the…

Wilmington-Based Digital Health Company Wins First Place Award At Doctors 2.0 & You Conference

Source: CanSurround (TM) WILMINGTON, DEL. (June 11, 2015) – CanSurround, a Wilmington-based startup that has created a technology enabled solution that reduces distress and creates emotional well being for people living with cancer, won first place June 5, 2015 in the prestigious start-up competition at the Doctors 2.0 & You conference on the campus of…