Delaware Small Business announces two summer webinars

Terry RogersBusiness, Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

For businesses looking for retirement programs for their employees, Delaware EARNS is an option that can allow them to create such programs. Delaware EARNS is a retirement savings program for private-sector workers who don’t have access to a plan through their employer. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17 from 12 Noon until 1 PM. “This is a webinar …

Milford sees business growth

Terry RogersBusiness, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

  Milford has been named the third fastest growing city in the state and with recent business openings, it is clear that more companies are looking at the town to either open a new business or add an additional location for their existing company. Much of this has to do with a population explosion in the area. In 2022, Milford’s …

Women-owned

State programs like EDGE help women-owned businesses grow

Peter OsborneBusiness, Headlines

WILMINGTON — When Ashlee Cooper was offered the opportunity to return to the teaching job she lost during the pandemic, she declined because her toddler’s school hadn’t reopened yet. She opted instead to open an event-planning company. Her “ah-ha” moment came when someone saw her standing on a chair to photograph a balloon sculpture and suggested she use a drone …

EDGE Grant webinar series offered

Terry RogersBusiness, Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Delaware Division of Small Business will offer two webinars to assist businesses in applying for the Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Program which will reopen on September 1. The program provides grants to five STEM-based companies who could receive up to $100,000 for eligible expenses while five Entrepreneur Class (non-STEM) companies could receive $50,000. The first webinar is …