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North American LTL Motor Carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Continues to Choose Delaware to Grow Its Operations
One of the largest less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carriers in North America is choosing to grow its operations in Delaware.

May 31, 2021

Air Filtration Market Disrupter ThruPore Technologies Chooses Delaware for Growth, Continued Innovation
Woman-led Chemistry Company is First Recipient of Funding from Delaware’s Pilot Grant Program for Wet Lab Space

May 27, 2021

DPP Promoting Delaware’s Value Proposition and Statewide Partners During Economic Development Week 2021
Economic developers statewide are joining Delaware Prosperity Partnership to celebrate Economic Development Week 2021 from May 9 to 15 by spotlighting some of Delaware’s biggest selling points and economic developers.

May 18, 2021

New Report Ranks Delaware #3 for Most Favorable Corporate Tax Climate in U.S.
Delaware ranks among the top three states nationwide for corporate tax favorability, according to a new report by the Tax Foundation and KPMG.

May 6, 2021

Delaware Prosperity Partnership Launches LiveLoveDelaware.com
A New, Easy-to-use Website Showcasing Why Delaware is a Great Place to Work, Live and Play

April 23, 2021

Delaware Prosperity Partnership and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Partner to Launch Webpage focused on Healthcare Careers in Delaware
Physicians and healthcare providers looking for more choices of lifestyle – from pristine coastal communities, rural, small-town Americana or vibrant city life – are discovering their options in Delaware.

March 30, 2021

DPP Announces Plan to Create a More Inclusive Tech Talent Pipeline for Delaware
Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) has completed a strategic plan to support a more diverse tech talent pipeline in Delaware, with support from JPMorgan Chase.

March 15, 2021

Kurt Foreman, DPP President and CEO Recognized as One of Top 50 Economic Developers in North America
Kurt Foreman, president and CEO of Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP), has been recognized by Consultant Connect as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers.

February 18, 2021

Delaware Launches Pilot Program to Expand Availability of Ready-to-go Laboratory Space
Delaware has launched a pilot grant program designed to spur private sector-led projects that will help the state attract and retain science and tech companies by expanding its inventory of ready-to-go lab space.

February 8, 2021

Repayment Forgiveness Program Announced for Grantees that Did Not Experience Reduced Revenue in 2020
The Division of Small Business is pleased to announce that its DE Relief Grants portal will begin accepting new applications on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.

January 26, 2021

Delaware Prosperity Partnership Global Innovation Program Helps Companies Incorporate with Ease and Speed
Through the Global Delaware Innovation Program in partnership with CSC, Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) is providing hands-on support to international companies looking to incorporate in the First State.

January 20, 2021

Delaware Day: Top 10 Reasons Why People Love Delaware
It’s Delaware Day – commemorating a chilly day back in 1787 when Delaware delegates ratified the Federal Constitution ahead of those in the other 12 original states.

December 7, 2020

Underrepresented Founders of Early-stage, Tech-enabled Companies Will Compete in Revamped Startup 302 Funding Competition
Delaware’s revamped Startup302 pitch competition will focus on these underrepresented founders to tackle such funding inequities and strengthen the regional startup community.

November 23, 2020

U.S. Corrugated Closer to Choosing Dover for $80M ‘Super Plant,’ bringing more than 150 Manufacturing Jobs to Central Delaware
U.S. Corrugated of Delaware has chosen Dover, Delaware, as the “location of preference” for its new 457,000-square-foot manufacturing facility.

October 28, 2020

TEDx Salon GBC Aligns Sports Psychology with Lessons for Life and Business
Sports have always served as an apt metaphor for life. Likewise, lessons learned on the fields, courts and athletic training rooms often inspire the business world.

October 22, 2020

Delaware’s Innovative Partnerships Drive Health and Scientific Advances for More Personalized, Equitable Care
Delaware Prosperity Partnership sponsors insightful ‘Innovations in Health Sciences’ discussion with academic, healthcare and business visionaries

October 21, 2020

DESCA Session Provides Keys for Startups to Open Door to Capital
Business-friendly Delaware provides a nurturing environment for young companies in a wide range of sectors, from fintech to biopharmaceuticals. Most startups, however, share a common concern: access to capital and funding.

October 16, 2020

From Startup to Takeover: Patient Sortal Aims to Streamline Healthcare Data
Delaware acted as a launch pad for Patient Sortal – a revolutionary healthcare data management company – in two important ways. First, founder Kenny Eck discovered the need for the company while working with 1,500 Delawareans with chronic conditions.

August 25, 2020

State of Delaware, New Castle County Launch $100M Grant Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Statewide
Governor John Carney, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Wednesday announced grant program of at least $100 million to assist Delaware small businesses.

August 21, 2020

Delaware Focuses on Creating a Diverse Tech Talent Pipeline with JPMorgan Chase Foundation Grant
Delaware Prosperity Partnership has completed the first step in developing an intentional strategy to support a more diverse tech talent pipeline across an array of industry sectors for IT jobs at all levels in Delaware.

August 17, 2020

Delaware Audio Company Set to Crank Up the Volume
If you’ve enjoyed live music at the Freeman Stage in Selbyville, you’ve likely observed the handiwork of homegrown event production company Mid South Audio (MSA).

August 11, 2020

NorthPoint Development Staying on Course
Nathanial Hagedorn was an energetic entrepreneur in 2012 when he founded NorthPoint Development in Kansas City, Missouri. In short order, the management team moved to the fast lane.

August 10, 2020

Dart Container is First Tenant in Delaware Logistics Center
For many Americans, no backyard barbecue or holiday celebration is complete without a stack of red Solo cups. Now Dart Container, the manufacturer of this popular product, will have a presence in Delaware’s own backyard.

July 27, 2020

Baltimore Manufacturer Relocating to Dover
For Linda Parkowski, executive director of the Kent Economic Partnership, casting a wide net is starting to pay dividends.

July 9, 2020

Barclays US Consumer Bank adding new jobs in Delaware
Company plans $6.9 million capital investment as it expands customer service operations in Wilmington

July 6, 2020

Delaware-based Credit Card Leverages High-tech Methods to Serve Untapped Markets
The bipartisan legislation, which Gov. Pete du Pont signed in 1981, attracted some of the world’s largest banks to the state. But in the nearly 40 years since the act’s passing, there has been nothing quite like Ollo.

June 29, 2020

Sustaining the Supply Chain
If it has been a while since you drove by the old General Motors plant in Newport, Delaware, you’re in for a surprise. The landmark, which closed in 2009, has been razed.

June 23, 2020

Halosil Helping to Slow the Spread of Covid-19
Headquartered in a New Castle office park near the Delaware Memorial Bridge, one small Delaware business has been making some very big headlines. Halosil International was featured on NBC’s Today Show, NBC 10 Philadelphia and radio programs.

June 19, 2020

Pandemic Spurs Innovation at ILC Dover
ILC Dover, one of Delaware’s most iconic manufactures, has once again used its formidable material science expertise to fill a desperate need in the nation.

June 17, 2020

Delaware’s Triple-A Bond Ratings Reaffirmed
The State of Delaware has announced the successful refunding of $33 million of debt at a record low Total Interest Cost of 0.79%.

June 16, 2020

Supporting Science: Delaware Biotechnology Institute Remains on the Cutting Edge
Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI) has exceeded expectations. Currently housed in 72,000 square feet at Delaware Technology Park, DBI will manage the new 220,000-square-foot Ammon Pinizzotto Biopharmaceutical Innovation Building.

June 12, 2020

Six Steps Towards Economic Recovery
Delaware consultant Kirsten McGregor helps economies rebound after a disaster. Here are her tips for government and business leaders in the wake of COVID-19.

June 4, 2020