Month: December 2015

The U.S. Small Business Administration is accepting nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Week Awards. You may nominate yourself. Nominations are currently being accepted online at http://awards.sba.gov. All nominations must be submitted online, postmarked or hand delivered to the nearest SBA District Office no later than 3p.m. on January 11.  Winners will be announced during National…

If you’re wondering whether to rush out to the mall today or sit back til the after-holiday sales, Fat Wallet. com has a guide to what to buy and what to wait for. Here’s their lowdown: TV deals — Wait. Although there are good deals on select models right now, selection gets bigger for higher quality…

Dover, Del. — The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) announced its selection of three Delaware entrepreneurs in the first round of the DEDO partnership with One Million by One Million (1M/1M). 1M/1M is a global virtual accelerator that aims to nurture a million entrepreneurs to reach a million dollars each in annual revenue and beyond,…

MILLVILLE, DELAWARE – Mercantile Processing, Inc. (MPI) was named Small Business Leader of the Year by the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards luncheon last month. MPI is a locally owned Delaware company that serves the Delmarva area by providing credit card processing, payroll solutions, point of sale systems, compliant credit card…

ab+c Creative Intelligence celebrated its new Center City office with a ribbon cutting and cocktail party. ab+c is the largest marketing agency in Delaware and is making a huge commitment to Philadelphia, taking over a whole floor at 1429 Walnut Street, which will serve as its Philly headquarters. Guests at the party included local business people and…

The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) mentors high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry’s fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually. The program recently brought more than 60 students, 10 mentors and teachers from Delaware Vo-Tech to tour Courtyard…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 400 guests crowded into the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building earlier this month for a chance to sample the best hospitality, food and drinks from some of Delaware’s top eateries at the fifth annual Taste of Delaware celebration. Co-hosted by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce…

Dow Chemical and the DuPont Co. announced earlier this month that they are merging in a $130 billion chemical industry megadeal. The merger would combine two companies that sell agricultural products to millions of farmers around the world, and make a variety of chemicals for consumer and industrial products ranging from electronics, automobiles, and household…

Tom Sager receives Lifetime Achievement Award Tom Sager, a Ballard Spahr partner and former General Counsel of DuPont Co., received the Louis L. Redding Lifetime Achievement Honorarium from the Delaware Barristers Association. The award recognizes Sager’s dedication to diversity in the legal profession and it is given annually to “an individual who has made a…