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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
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Startup302 deadline extended

The deadline  to enter Startup302 has been extended to  Feb. 22. Applicants who submitted before the original deadline may revise their entries and resubmit by the new deadline. “As applications continue to be submitted, we are excited to...
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Chemours reports higher earnings in 2020

Chemours Company, Wilmington, reported higher net income in 2020. Sales declined as the company felt the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights Net Sales of $5  billion Net Income of $219 million with earnings per...
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Dover Downs owner betting on turnaround for AC’s Bally’s

Good afternoon, Dover Downs' owner is placing a bet on Atlantic City with a casino that carries its new corporate name. Casino.org reports that the Bally's next week will shut down the casino floor for 30...
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Delaware Innovation Space announces accelerator program cohort

Delaware Innovation Space has fully launched its Science Inc. accelerator program. Over the next 5 months, a cohort of 10 startups looking to grow their companies in the United States will participate in weekly programming...
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Carney signs bill that raises the renewable power standard to 40% by 2035

On Wednesday, Gov.  John Carney signed Senate Bill 33, raising Delaware’s Renewable energy standard to 40 percent by 2035.  The previous mandate had called for 25 percent of the state's power to come from renewables...
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Labor Dept. gets nearly $9.2 million grant aimed at meeting demand for info tech...

The Delaware Department of Labor  has received a nearly  $9.2  million H1B One Workforce Grant in meeting demand for information technology positions. The grant came from the U.S. Department of Labor.  According to available information...
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From the Public Archives: Oliver Evans – Newport’s prolific inventor

Editor's note: While Evans took a backseat to Lancaster's Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat, he was the inspiration for the name of the Grain Delaware restaurant group, thanks to his advancements in...
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Verizon reports Internet service disruptions on East Coast

Verizon reported that a fiber cable-optic  cut has led to service disruptions along East Coast areas that include Delaware. Verizon confirmed the cable cut via cut via Twitter, with reports indicating the accident took place...
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Green hydrogen start-up based near Wilmington now known as Versogen

W7energy, a polymer startup based near Wilmington that has raised $5 million in funding has undergone a rebranding   and is now known as  Versogen. The new name reflects the company’s expanded vision and business...
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JPMorgan Chase hires 30 grads from the Zip Code Wilmington bootcamp

  Zip Code Wilmington, announced a milestone in its   collaboration with JPMorgan Chase. The program helps Delaware job seekers move  into the technology field and secure full-time employment after completing the 12-week coding "bootcamp." In 2020,...