Delaware Valley Innovation

 

Responding to frequent corporate layoffs of highly skilled employees across the region, the Delaware SBDC and Pennsylvania SBDC work together to re-purpose and grow the enormous technology talent available in the region. The two SBDCs leverage unique, complementing services and expertise into a powerful economic recovery program that spurs the growth of new and established small firms, based primarily on leveraging technology development and innovation.

We’ve developed specific resources to help innovators, particularly those new to entrepreneurship, navigate the often confusing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Delaware Valley Innovation Resource Map

The Delaware Valley Innovation Resource Map enables entrepreneurs to view the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem in both DE and South-Eastern PA.

What can you find on the Delaware Valley Innovation Corridor Resource Map? 

  • Industry-specific trade organizations that are great for professional development, cost sharing, and building out your network
  • Regional entrepreneurial competitions
  • Consulting services (such as the PA SBDC and DE SBDC)
  • Funding opportunities for tech-based businesses
  • Co-working spaces and scientific incubators
  • State and federal government resources
  • Upcoming events
  • And more!

Tips for Transitioning from Corporate Employee to Entrepreneur

Is this your first time considering entrepreneurship?  Here are ten tips to consider before taking the leap (click image to enlarge). Also available as PDF.

 

Interested in SBIR?

Check out our SBIResource­­ Program page

Have questions? Contact the Delaware SBDC today: delaware-sbdc@udel.edu

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