Delaware Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Centers (DSBDC) will answer your questions about managing a small business and provide information about small business issues. The DSBDC provides information, training and free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners and those interested in starting a business. The SBDC can obtain a market feasibility study for your business. It contains data such as a detailed demographic profile of your market area and a great amount of other information.
Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership
The Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) is a non-profit resource organization offering affordable, confidential technical and business solutions to the small and medium sized manufacturers of Delaware. DEMEP provides sound technical field agents and consultants who specialize in solving problems that are unique to manufacturers.
Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)
SCORE provides one on one counseling for small business people thinking about starting a small business and for current business owners from retired executive volunteers. The organization also offers low-cost business skills workshops throughout the state.
Delaware Innovation Fund
The Delaware Innovation Fund is a seed and early-stage venture capital firm established as a public/private sector initiative to assist Delaware companies in the critical pre-seed and early stages of formation. The fund provides financial and technical assistance to Delaware-area based businesses which have the potential to launch innovative products and processes into national markets, to create new jobs, and to make a significant contribution to the economic diversity and the technology base of Delaware’s communities.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The mission of the U.S. Small Business Administration Delaware District Office is to aid, counsel, assist and advocate the interests of the state’s small business community, utilizing various financial, investment, procurement, as well as business development programs and resources.
Delaware Division of Corporations (DE Secretary of State)
The Delaware Division of Corporations within the Secretary of State Department is the official site for forming your business in Delaware. It contains a process flow chart with appropriate live links and information on different business entity types.
Delaware Division of Small Business
This site is provide by the State of Delaware and provides resources from across the State including governmental and nonprofit agencies dedicated to assisting and promoting small business success in Delaware. Various business event calendars are also available as well as individual contacts at the State level.