Resources for Small Business Owners

Cooperative Extension provides some resources to help small business owners do their best. Below find some helpful websites:

The Delaware Small Business and Technology Development Center exists to strengthen Delaware's economic base by providing quality services such as management assistance, educational programs, and resources to Delaware's business community and potential entrepreneurs. The Delaware SBTDC, which operates in partnership with the University of Delaware and Delaware State University can turn to faculty, students, and state-of-the-art library facilities to answer business questions. In addition, the SBTDC can access a national network of over 4,000 professional business consultants as well as a national research clearinghouse to meet the unique needs of Delaware's businesses.

Small Business Association – at the national level the SBA has a website that provides information from start-up to financing to business opportunities

Service Corps of Retired Executives or SCORE – this Wilmington chapter provides workshops and counseling to those interested in starting or continuing a small business in Delaware

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Disclaimer: Reference to commercial products or trade names does not imply endorsement by University of Delaware Cooperative Extension or bias against those not mentioned.