Category: Technology

Trevor Brown has no grandiose dreams of solving the nation’s opioid epidemic single-handedly with his company’s drug disposal pouches. Instead, the CEO of DEact Medical Solutions is interested in being part of a broad-based approach to ending the deaths and addiction. As his company moves into its second year of existence, that vision is getting…

The biosciences climate in Delaware is robust and making a significant difference in finding cures for the most aggressive diseases and conditions. Eighty percent of the U.S. pharmaceuticals industry is headquartered in the First State and the surrounding states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to Delaware Prosperity Partnership. Global bioscience giants with significant operations…

When some people think about LiteCure, they focus on the Newark-based company’s affiliations with professional and college teams across the country. Its laser wand is capable of relieving pain, stimulating healing and helping athletes get back to competition more quickly than other therapies. But LiteCure CEO Brian Pryor is much more interested in describing the…

Better Business Bureau Delaware is holding an hour-long webinar on fraud prevention with the Federal Trade Commission, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the Delaware Attorney General. The webinar is designed to keep businesses abreast of new methods to fraud, both online and off. “There are constantly new twists on old…

It’s been around for less than two years, but OpenBracket has already become a Delaware institution. In the fall of 2016, and again in 2017, the nonprofit’s annual conference attracted talented coders from all over the country to show off their skills. “It’s funny because people think we’ve been around a long time — and…

Two years ago, Steve Boerner spun HeliumIQ off of a previous concern that he operated, Hatch House Ventures, which helped universities develop entrepreneurial programs. Hatch House helped schools develop curriculum components and faculty training and even ran live-work accelerator programs. HeliumIQ helps higher education institutions and their surrounding regions cultivate and support entrepreneurs by providing…

During his time as Delaware’s chief information officer, James Collins has worked to improve the quality and scope of the state’s broadband internet service, developed cybersecurity partnerships and implemented cloud strategies to increase the efficiency of IT solutions. He took some time to speak about how Delaware’s Department of Technology & Information is trying to…

Rishi Khan understands that every business thinks its information and systems are unique entities that must be given special, individualized treatment. He also knows that those perceptions are often incorrect. “People say to me, ‘My database is a snowflake. It has to be left alone,’” Khan says. “We help businesses figure out how to put…

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…

Blockchain effort doubles down on state-led pilot

By Dan Metz Special to Delaware Business Times In February 2018, top executives from IBM and members of Delaware’s business and regulatory communities gathered in one room for a workshop on how the state should push ahead with blockchain. Their plan: create a series of state-run pilot programs to help ease companies into embracing the…