Category: Startup

Delaware BioScience Association opens new HQ

By Jon Hurdle Special to Delaware Business Times If you’re trying to promote the growth of one of Delaware’s most promising industries, it helps to have a space where budding entrepreneurs and startups can learn and collaborate together. That’s the experience of the Delaware BioScience Association, a trade group that recently moved its headquarters to…

By Ken Mammarella Special to Delaware Business Times A sensor-enabled chest model and a throwable robot were among the array of products featured at the first Tech Innovation Showcase put on by the University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship program The showcase on Thursday also included a keynote and panel discussion on bringing ideas from the…

SAS Nanotechnologies beat out eleven other startup companies in the Emerging Enterprise Center’s Swim with the Sharks Pitch Competition—which offers a grand prize of $16,000 in cash and services. The Newark-based firm took home the award for its anticorrosive coating technology. The proprietary method prevents corrosion and “heals and protects” metals from corrosion caused by surface scratches…

The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. Thursday announced the launch of WilminGO, an app-based golf cart taxi service founded by fellows of the BPG-Horn program. The service is now available across a 39-block area in Wilmington for a flat-fee of $3 for one or two people and $5 for more than three passengers. The app is available…

New Castle County on Thursday introduced NCC Innovates, a business portal (NCCinnovates.com) and grant program to assist start-ups and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Statewide and local economic development officials gathered at The Mill in downtown Wilmington to hear both County Executive Matt Meyer and County Economic Development Director Tamarra Morris make the case that NCCinnovates…

(AP) — A specialty chemicals company is seeking almost $4 million in taxpayer money from Delaware officials. Solenis LLC is asking for $3.9 million from the Delaware Strategic Fund for retaining and growing its headquarters and research and development operations in New Castle County. The Council on Development Finance will consider the request Monday. Solenis…

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…