Category: Startup

Drone Workforce Solutions prepares next generation of drone professionals

When Kevin Edwards of Dover left the Marine Corps Reserve last August, he was on the lookout for an opportunity. After hearing about a presentation by Wilmington drone entrepreneur Theo Nix at a Rotary Club meeting, his interest was piqued. “I got into his class at the last minute and discovered it was something I…

Delaware companies are able to provide immediate solutions to clients’ problems while making sure their internal procedures are preserved — and improved — thanks to greater technological protocols. Take Extreme Scale Solutions, which helps customers standardize and combine their data into more manageable bundles that eliminate hardware, focus on best practices and allow for a…

New Castle County today announced the finalists for NCC Innovates, an effort launched in 2018 to support local entrepreneurs. The winner will get a one-year membership to the Resident Incubator Program at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Emerging Enterprise Center. New Castle County-based entrepreneurs submitted their applications throughout May. Members of the Emerging Enterprise…

Mobile app puts campus security in students’ palms

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times Green Line Business Group’s first commercial product was Danio Diary, a mobile platform for friends and family members of patients to track medical updates in real time. Now the Newark-based startup is experimenting with another tool for closing the distance between those in need and the people…

Gov. John Carney on Thursday signed bill establishing a refundable tax credit for angel investors who support innovative startups. “We should do everything we can to support Delaware’s innovators and entrepreneurs who are leading Delaware’s new economy, and this law will help connect our most talented entrepreneurs with the resources they need to be successful,”…

The Delaware BioScience Association (Delaware Bio) applauded the Job Creation and Innovation Act for Small Technology Companies that is expected to pass Gov. John Carney’s desk this month. The bill establishes a 25 percent tax credit of up to $125,000 for angel investors that support early-stage companies engaged in innovative technology or scientific work. With…

The University of Delaware’s startup funding competition, Hen Hatch, yesterday announced 12 semifinalists from its student track and 10 from its alumni, faculty and staff track. This mix of new apps, tools and storefronts beat out more than 70 applications from all seven of UD’s colleges.The semifinalists are competing for $100,00 in cash and in-kind…

Dual School gives students mentorship and opportunity

By Larry Nagengast Special to Delaware Business Times Paul McConnell believes that education and economic development are inextricably interconnected. So it’s only natural that the Delaware real estate entrepreneur, whose firm manages Hercules Plaza in downtown Wilmington, would find space in the building for an innovative pilot program that enables high school students to create…