Category: Startup

It all began in 2009 when I invited some business owners to breakfast. Nothing fancy, just some baked oatmeal and coffee, a whiteboard and some handouts. We spent a couple of hours together discussing small business marketing strategies. Entrepreneurs, creatives and hopefuls — all were welcome. I hadn’t thought it all the way through. All…

There’s a storm brewing in the business community. It’s building around technology, and Delaware just may be in the forefront. Delaware Innovation Week held last week, encompassed 20-plus events across Wilmington and New Castle County. It brought together entrepreneurs, technologists, civic leaders and investors. Two years ago, at the Economic Development Council luncheon, presented by the…

CanSurround, a Wilmington-based startup that has created a technology enabled solution that reduces distress and creates emotional well being for people living with cancer, won top honors last month at the Doctors 2.0 & You conference on the campus of Cité Universitaire Internationale in Paris. CanSurround was one of seven digital health start-up finalists competing…

By Matt Sullivan Special to Delaware Business Times The Delaware Economic Summit will welcome serial entrepreneur Jen Groover as the keynote speaker for the summit on Wednesday, April 23. Groover skyrocketed into entrepreneurial success with the creation of the Butler Bag, a compartmentalized handbag. From there, she developed a lifestyle brand that has sold products…