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  Category: Small Business


Study Gives Delaware A+ for Small Business Friendliness

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism hosting listening sessions statewide WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware received an A+ rating and ranked #2 out of 50 states in the 2017 Small Business Friendliness Survey released on Thursday by Thumbtack, a web and phone application for small businesses. Thumbtack awarded the state A+ ratings in 9 of […]




State Asking For Input on Direction of Business Development

Small Business | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (October 23, 2017) – The state of Delaware wants to hear from small business owners, community leaders and interested citizens as the new Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism charts a path forward. There will be three listening sessions this week – one in each county – to allow the public to […]




Scientist behind Incyte’s Jakafi Ready to Strike Big in Delaware Again

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New Castle, Del. – A founding scientist and previous vice president of the pharmaceutical company Incyte is growing his next venture in Delaware. Dr. Kris Vaddi started Prelude Therapeutics in July 2016 with the vision of creating a leading cancer drug discovery-based biotech company. Prelude currently has about a dozen people working for it at […]




UPDATE: Council on Development Finance Hears Sallie Mae Proposal to Create 285 More Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 24, 2017) – The Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism and Sallie Mae are working to find new jobs in the state for people recently displaced from HSBC and Barclays in the Wilmington area. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new positions in northern Delaware bringing its total employment in […]




Sallie Mae to Add 285 New Customer Service Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 17, 2017) – Working with the Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism, Sallie Mae is preparing to grow its customer service operation in New Castle County. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new jobs with this expansion. That would bring the company’s total employment in the county to more than […]







  Category: Small Business


Study Gives Delaware A+ for Small Business Friendliness

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism hosting listening sessions statewide WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware received an A+ rating and ranked #2 out of 50 states in the 2017 Small Business Friendliness Survey released on Thursday by Thumbtack, a web and phone application for small businesses. Thumbtack awarded the state A+ ratings in 9 of […]




State Asking For Input on Direction of Business Development

Small Business | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (October 23, 2017) – The state of Delaware wants to hear from small business owners, community leaders and interested citizens as the new Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism charts a path forward. There will be three listening sessions this week – one in each county – to allow the public to […]




Scientist behind Incyte’s Jakafi Ready to Strike Big in Delaware Again

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New Castle, Del. – A founding scientist and previous vice president of the pharmaceutical company Incyte is growing his next venture in Delaware. Dr. Kris Vaddi started Prelude Therapeutics in July 2016 with the vision of creating a leading cancer drug discovery-based biotech company. Prelude currently has about a dozen people working for it at […]




UPDATE: Council on Development Finance Hears Sallie Mae Proposal to Create 285 More Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 24, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 24, 2017) – The Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism and Sallie Mae are working to find new jobs in the state for people recently displaced from HSBC and Barclays in the Wilmington area. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new positions in northern Delaware bringing its total employment in […]




Sallie Mae to Add 285 New Customer Service Jobs in Delaware

Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Small Business | The Economy | Date Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017

Dover, Del. (July 17, 2017) – Working with the Delaware Division of Small Business, Development & Tourism, Sallie Mae is preparing to grow its customer service operation in New Castle County. Sallie Mae plans to create 285 new jobs with this expansion. That would bring the company’s total employment in the county to more than […]