Category: Special Edition

By Larry Nagengast Sometimes prompted by adversity or perhaps a commitment to adaptability, innovation means not only creating something that’s new, but also something that adds value and makes our lives better. Dennis Assanis, Ph.D., president of the University of Delaware, described innovation as “the continual process of finding solutions to complex problems, and translating…

Innovation Delaware Magazine

VIEW THE DIGITAL EDITION An introduction from Gov. John Carney Welcome to Innovation Delaware, a guide showcasing a wide variety of our state’s creative companies that are leading the nation in their industries. They are the next generation of financial services, biotech, pharma, agricultural sciences, technology and more. The economic landscape across the country and…

DBT 40 Class of 2015

In a class of their own These rising stars are all unique, but see what they have in common: they accept guidance, they give back, and they set boundaries between work and life. Welcome to the DBT40 Class of 2015, a group of influential young achievers and innovators selected annually by Delaware Business Times. They…

By Michael J Mika Family businesses play an important role in the social and business fabric of Delaware. And the finalists in this year’s Family Owned Business Awards competition prove that fact. They represent a variety of business segments—from business and residential services to high tech and restaurants. As we reviewed the nominations, we discovered…

By Christi Milligan The Delaware Business Times hosted its first event last month, honoring 40 of the state’s young achievers and innovators who comprise the 2014 class of DBT40. Nearly 250 people attended the evening reception at the Delaware Art Museum, including parents, spouses and coworkers of the honorees, who were selected based on their…

When I was contacted about some freelance work for the newly launched Delaware Business Times, I was excited about the opportunity and eager to get to work. Little did I know the first project would be quite the undertaking. The task? To scour the state and find nominees for their first 40 Under 40 class,…

By Robert Kalesse Special to Delaware Business Times At first glance, residents of neighboring states like Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey might look upon Delaware and think the First State is nothing more than a place where sales tax goes to die and corporations go to thrive. While both are true (and rather good attributes,…