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Thursday, July 29, 2021
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PNC closing Greenville branch

PNC  plans to close its  Greenville branch at 3840 Kennett Pike in Wilmington. The branch will be  combined with the Talleyville office at  4111 Concord Pike in Wilmington, less than 3.5 miles away. In addition to...
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Frontier credit card from Wilmington-based Barclaycard adds fee-free year for new customers

Barclays and low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines are offering new credit card customers a year without an annual fee.  Barclays has credit card operations in Wilmington. Frontier offers flights from New Castle Airport to Orlando. three...
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Business cybersecurity webinar comes at the right time

Good afternoon, With the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack  dominating the headlines, it's a good time to get a refresher on  cybersecurity "hygiene." As this piece was being written Colonial Pipeline issued a statement indicating that it plans...
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Tech early stage companies share $275,000 in funding from Startup302 competition

Ten tech startups with at least one team member from an underrepresented demographic shared $275,000 in funding from Delaware’s first Startup302 competition, organized by Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) local partners. Twenty-two finalists competed in nine...
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Deluxe adding payment processing jobs at Newark site

Payment processor Deluxe is hiring at its Newark site.  As of earlier in the month, the company's remittance processing business was seeking 50 employees for its 63,000 square foot site at the White Clay Center...
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Updated: New toll app offers alternative to E-ZPass transponder

 A Washington, D.C. area company is now offering an alternative to battery-powered transponders. The Uproad app for IOS and Google  aims to give drivers the ability to use all toll systems around the country. Uproad...
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Delaware Small Business Division reboots EDGE Grant program

The Delaware Division of Small Business is re-starting EDGE Grants, a program to provide young Delaware companies with funds for growth. EDGE (Encouraging Development, Growth, and Expansion)  is aimed at early-stage businesses that can use...
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Chase, Wilmington Alliance launch effort to give ex-offenders a chance ...

The  Wilmington Alliance and JPMorgan Chase launched the Second Chance Employment Collaborative to connect those who have been in the criminal justice system with career pathways in high-growth sectors like IT and healthcare.   The collaborative...
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M&T to acquire Connecticut-based Peoples in a $7.6 billion stock deal

M&T Bank Corporation is slated to become a bigger player in New England, and the Mid-Atlantic will the $7.6 billion all-stock deal to acquiring People's United Financial, Inc. M&T became the largest full-service bank in...
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Bank of America opens Advanced Center in Newark

Bank of America has opened a Main Street-Newark Advanced Center that uses teleconferencing measures. The center, the first of its kind in Delaware, is located at 148 E. Main Street. The office is  one of six...