1313 Innovation

Phone:(302) 407-0420
Address:1313 Innovation, 1313 N. Market Street, Suite 110A, Wilmington, Delaware

Shared work space and private offices for entrepreneurs, start-ups and driven professionals.

Angel Venture Fair (annually)

Address:"140 S Broad St Philadelphia, PA 19102"

The Angel Venture Fair (AVF brings together the largest gathering of Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs in the Mid-Atlantic region and has showcased over 500 companies in the last 19 years.

App-IT-Up (UPenn-affiliated, bi-annual)


A mobile application idea challenge designed to gather the best app ideas from the Penn community and connect them with the funding and technical expertise necessary to make them a reality. 

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Southeastern Pennsylvania)

Phone:(215) 972-6700
Address:4800 S. 13th Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19112

Ben Franklin connects people focused on innovation, investments and technology-and making a difference-to achieve their purpose to seed innovation and economic growth in the Greater Philadelphia region. Through its Capital, Counsel & Connections Ben Franklin works to accelerate the formation and growth of technology-driven enterprises and spur the development, commercialization and adoption of advanced technologies.

Benjamin's Desk

Phone:(267) 765-2070
Address:1701 Walnut Street, 7th & 8th Floors, Philadelphia, PA 19103

A diverse coworking community for mobile professionals, entrepreneurs & startups. An experiential event venue for meet-ups, workshops & celebrations. A media platform showcasing innovators, disruptors & instigators.


Phone:(610) 230-0544
Address:3711 Market Street, Suite 8, Philadelphia PA 19104

BioAdvance does early stage life sciences investing. They work closely with entrepreneurs to build strong companies in the mid-Atlantic region that are focused on improving human health.


Address:1901 S. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Bok is a commercial property located in South Philadelphia and home to a thriving and growing community of innovators, businesses, entrepreneurs and creatives.

Broad Street Angels

Email:info@broadstreetangels.com submit@gabriel-investments.com

Broad Street Angels is a Union League affinity club. It is a member-led investors network focusing on early stage, high-growth businesses in the Mid-Atlantic region, as a means of growing the region’s economy, retaining and attracting talent and fostering innovations that strengthen our civic infrastructure.

Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship



Phone:(215) 278-2400
Address:2401 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

A co-working space for sustainability professionals and professionals that care about sustainability.

Close School of Entrepreneurship

Phone:(215) 895-2566
Address:"Suite 402 Pearlstein Business Learning Center 3230 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104"

Today's global workforce demands initiative, independence, and innovation. The Close School has pioneered an approach to education that addresses this need by teaching students to be entrepreneurial thinkers and doers, preparing them to meet the world market on solid footing and to create their own opportunities.

Comcast Ventures

Address:"One Comcast Center 55th Floor 1701 John F. Kennedy Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19103-2838"

"At Comcast Ventures, we love working with entrepreneurs who have ideas that will shift industries and impact the way people interact with their worlds. And we thrive on helping take those ideas big.

By combining the best characteristics of traditional venture funds with the technical insight, scale and experience of a strategic investor, CV offers a best-in-class value proposition for entrepreneurs, portfolio companies, partnering investors, and the Comcast family of companies."


Phone:(267) 597 3809
Address:1315 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19107

Providing affordable shared management resources to the arts, heritage, and creative communities of Greater Philadelphia.

Delaware BioScience Association

Phone:(302) 452-1103
Address:Delaware Technology Park, One Innovation Way, Suite 300, Newark, DE 19711

The mission of the Delaware BioScience Association is to become the catalyst to ensure Delaware becomes a global leader in life sciences by developing a cohesive community that unites the region's biotechnology, pharmaceutical, research, financial and agricultural strengths.

Delaware Biotechnology Institute CAT Grants

Phone:(302) 831-4888
Address:15 Innovation Way, Newark, DE 19711

The Bioscience CAT's mission is to support and grow Delaware's economy and bioscience community by fostering innovative research and development activities, as well as research collaborations among members of the Delaware bioscience community.

Delaware County Office of Workforce Development

Phone:(610) 723-1220
Address:901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063

The Office of Workforce Development is a PA CareerLink® Partner that works in collaboration with other county and state agencies to provide and implement a myriad of workforce development programs in accordance with the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

Delaware County Workforce Development Board

Phone:(610) 713-2200
Address:1570 Garrett Road, Suite A, Upper Darby, PA 19082

Services include job counseling, testing and assessment; resume preparation assistance, interview training and other prejob guidance services; job matching and referral; unemployment insurance and job registration; labor market and career information; information on financial aid for education and training; and referral for job training, transportation, child care, personal and financial counseling, health care and other human services resources in the community.

Delaware Crossing Investor Group


Delaware Crossing Investor Group (DCIG) is a network of former and current executives and entrepreneurs who provide counsel and capital to early-stage and other growth-oriented companies. Our members back entrepreneurs and their companies by contributing investment capital and important domain expertise in a wide array of industries.

Delaware Economic Development Office

Phone:(302) 739-4271
Address:99 Kings Hwy SW, Dover, DE 19901

The Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO) is responsible for attracting new business and investment to the First State, for promoting the expansion of existing industry, for assisting small and minority-owned businesses, for promoting and developing tourism, and for creating new and improved employment opportunities for all citizens in Delaware.

Delaware Innovation Space

Address:200 Powder Mill Road, E500, Wilmington, Delaware

Delaware Innovation Space is a nonprofit that credits the State of Delaware, DuPont and the University of Delaware as its founding partners. 100,000 square feet of multi-use, laboratory space for the industrial biotech, advanced materials, chemical ingredients, renewable energy, nutrition and healthcare fields. Fee-based private laboratory suites, shared open laboratory space, premium lab equipment, hands-on support services, shared-use conference rooms, networking events, education, training, networking, mentoring and more.

Delaware Innovation Week


Delaware Innovation Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation

Delaware SBDC

Phone:(302) 831-1555
Address:1 Innovation Way, Suite 301 Newark, DE 19711

Operating since 1984, the SBDC is dedicated to helping new and scaling businesses grow and prosper within Delaware and the region by providing no or low-cost advisory and training services.

By capitalizing on its position within University of Delaware’s Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships as well as our network of public and private partners, the SBDC’s expert services are focused on, but are not limited to: identifying and accessing capital, targeting and developing markets, business continuation, and assessing and improving strategic and operation performance.

Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance

Phone:(302) 697-1623
Address:One Innovation Way, Suite 300, Newark, DE 19711

Formed in 2010, the Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance is dedicated to encouraging sustainable innovation through chemistry throughout the greater Delaware and Northeast region. It's mission is to foster clean tech innovation through chemistry among key stakeholders in the public and private sectors. Working with thought leaders in industry, government and academia, the Sustainable Chemistry Alliance helps link resources in ways that can both optimize the funding essential for R&D and translate the benefits of new and sustainable technology into commercial opportunities.

Delaware Technology Park - University of Delaware

Phone:(302) 452-1100
Address:One Innovation Way, Suite 300, Newark, DE 19711

The mission of the Delaware Technology Park is to stimulate economic growth and create high-value jobs in the Mid-Atlantic region by providing affordable state-of-the-art facilities, access to necessary resources and connections to the region’s industry, government and academic leaders.

Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC))

Phone:(215) 464-8550
Address:2905 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154

DVIRC focuses exclusively on the region’s manufacturing community to grow business value through consulting services, talent development, training and education and networking. We believe growing business value improves the standard of living and quality of life for those who live and or work in the region.

DreamIT Ventures

Address:"3401 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104"

"Dreamit offers programs that provide startups with direct access to customers, investors, executives, and thought leaders in two verticals. DREAMIT HEALTH
Our top-ranked health accelerator, now in its 5th year, has established the largest customer network in health tech and offers startups a chance to integrate products into payers providers, and pharma companies. DREAMIT URBANTECH
Our urban tech program gives real estate tech, construction tech, IoT, and other urban tech startups a chance to gain customers and integrate into the second largest development project in the US. "

Edison Partners

Phone:(609) 896-1900
Address:"281 Witherspoon Street Princeton, NJ 08540"

Edison Partners is a growth equity firm that focuses on technology-enabled solutions in the Eastern United States.

Emerging Enterprise center; A New Castle Chamber of Commerce Initiative

Phone:(302) 294-2056
Address:12 Penns Way, New Castle, DE 19720

The EEC provides affordable office space and support services to start-up companies, connecting businesses with a comprehensive network of partners, mentors, bankers, attorneys, accountants and other business professionals, so that these early stage businesses can focus on Growing their Business, Developing Business Skills, and Graduating with a sustainable and scalable business model.

EnerTech Capital

Phone:(484) 539-1872
Address:"One Tower Bridge 100 Front Street, Suite 1225 West Conshohocken, PA 19428"

We invest in early to growth stage companies that offer products or services that dramatically improve the profitability of producing or consuming energy.

Entrepreneurs Forum of Greater Phila.

Phone: (610) 660-7733
Address:"Two Bala Plaza, Suite 300 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004"

The Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia supports the creation and development of high growth firms by delivering essential resources, education and networking opportunities to help entrepreneurs achieve their dreams.

First Round Capital

Address:"4040 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19104"

First Round is a seed-stage venture firm focused on building a vibrant community of technology entrepreneurs and companies.

First State Angels

Phone:(302) 777-1616
Address:1601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803

First State Angels was formed to bring together the knowledge and experience of its investor members with the competitive advantage of today’s leading emerging companies. Using our diverse skills and experiences along with our efficient, collaborative-based approach we seek to invest in a broad base of industries that includes high growth and innovation.

First State Community Loan Fund

Phone:(302) 652-6774
Address:100 West 10th Street, Suite 1005, Wilmington, DE 19801

The mission of First State CLF is to educate, empower, and elevate business owners, and entrepreneurs, by augmenting technical expertise, increasing access to capital and stimulating business growth throughout Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania.

First State Innovation

Phone:(302) 888-5756
Address:1201 North Market Street, Suite 1404, Wilmington, DE 19801

First State Innovation (FSI) is a privately led initiative that focuses on dramatically accelerating the growth of Delaware's entrepreneurial economy. Organized as a not for profit corporation, it was created to help grow wealth and the workforce of Delaware's Innovation Economy by growing, attracting, retaining, and connecting high growth technology-based businesses and supporting infrastructure in the state. Its primary goal is to help create an environment that makes it easy for emerging companies to locate the resources that will enable them to incubate, grow or relocate to the state and the surrounding region.

Fox School/Innovation & Entrepreneruship

Address:1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) proactively promotes an entrepreneurial spirit throughout all 17 schools and colleges of Temple University. We emphasize integrated, applied, hands-on learning, bringing together students, entrepreneurs, mentors, alumni, faculty, staff, and business advisors from diverse backgrounds to work on real-time projects and new ventures.

Gabriel Investments

Address:"The Mellon Building 1735 Market Street, Suite 2501 Philadelphia, PA 19103"

Gabriel Investments is an early-stage investment group that supports companies in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas by providing capital for high-potential business opportunities.

Genacast Ventures

Address:"One Comcast Center, 55th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103"

Genacast Ventures focuses on technology centric internet companies and is a seed fund that invests in B2B startups.

Good Company Ventures

Address:"601 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19122"

We offer a bold new approach to business that's about anchoring global impact with real traction; about scaling this impact by refining transformative business models; about launching dreamers by giving them the tools to do.

Hen Hatch

Address:Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics, 303 Alfred Lerner Hall, Newark, DE 19716

Hen Hatch is the University of Delaware’s premier startup funding competition. It provides entrepreneurial students, alumni, faculty, and staff with the opportunity to make connections and collect feedback on their ideas while competing for startup cash and prizes totaling $100,000.

Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

Phone:(302) 831-4393
Address:" Venture Development Center (VDC) 132 East Delaware Avenue, Suite 100 Newark, DE 19711"

The University of Delaware Horn Program in Entrepreneurship ignites imaginations and empowers world changers through entrepreneurial education. Our offerings emphasize experiential learning, evidence-based entrepreneurship and active engagement with entrepreneurs, business leaders and others interested in entrepreneurship.

ICE Institute

Phone:(610) 519-4500
Address:"800 Lancaster Avenue Villanova, PA 19085"

ICE is an innovative driver of scholastic, educational, and professional development opportunities in the related areas of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship within the Villanova community. ICE has a multi-disciplinary and cross-college focus and seeks to advance the University's strategy by fostering cross-college learning and embedding entrepreneurial thinking more deeply in the Villanova culture. ICE has hosted guest speakers from notable startup ventures such as Evil Genius Beer Company, The Man Registry, and Zipz Wine.

Industrious Philadelphia

Phone:(267) 308-5131
Address:230 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102

Co-working office space in Philadelphia that provides an energizing community that spans more than a dozen industries.

Indy Hall

Phone:(844) 687-4639
Address:399 Market Street, Suite 360 Philadelphia, PA 19106

Indy Hall is a co-working space with a community of people who choose to work together to make their lives, cities and communities better.

Joynture Work Habitat

Phone:(215) 279-9221
Address:417 South Street,Philadelphia PA 19147

Joynture is a co-working space and home to a thriving community of startups, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and creatives who put available resources to optimal use.

Jumpstart NJ Angel Network

Address:96 Albany Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08054

Jumpstart NJ Angel Network is a member-led, angel group of successful serial entrepreneurs, business executives and venture capitalists which actively invests in early-stage technology ventures in the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

Keiretsu Forum (Mid-Atlantic)


"Keiretsu Forum is a conglomeration of serious investors, business leaders, venture capitalists, corporate/institutional investors and serial entrepreneurs bound by two overlapping and codependent goals:

To work together for each other’s mutual benefit, forming strategic partnerships, enhancing each other’s knowledge and building an angel network of diverse skills
To access promising angel investment opportunities around the world"

Kutztown University SBDC

Phone:(484) 646-4003
Address:15155 Kutztown Road Kutztown, PA 19530

The Kutztown University SBDC provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training in proven management fundamentals helping small business owners and potential entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. The Kutztown University SBDC serves businesses located in Berks, Chester, Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon Counties.

Leading Edge Ventures

Address:Delaware Technology Park, One Innovation Way, Suite 301, Newark DE 19711

Leading Edge Ventures provides seed and early stage venture capital financing and guidance to exceptional entrepreneurs whose innovative companies are transforming their markets.

MakeOffices in Center City

Phone:(571) 335-8237
Address:2001 Market Street, Suite #2500, Philadelphia, PA 19103

MakeOffices in Center City is a co-working space providing affordable, flexible workspaces, a community of creators, state-of-the-art amenities, and events and networking opportunities.

MentorTech Ventures

Email: mba@mentortechventures.com 

MentorTech Ventures is a privately owned and operated, seed- and early-stage venture capital fund that invests in companies from the University of Pennsylvania ecosystem. MentorTech Ventures is wholly independent of and not affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures

Phone:(215) 204-3082
Address:503 Alter Hall, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083

Located at the Temple University Fox School of Business, Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures (MADV) is an independent organization that assists emerging, technology-based companies in their effort to build sustainable businesses by better positioning their firms for funding while increasing value at an early and crucial stage.

Mission OG


MissionOG provides capital to early and growth stage B2B technology companies. We apply our experience and capabilities to a group of highly skilled and passionate entrepreneurs whose businesses are on the cusp of exponential growth.

Newark CoWork

Phone:(302) 533-8562
Address:276 E Main St., Newark, DE 19711

A community endeavor for entrepreneurs, small business owners, freelancers, and creative professionals to share space, ideas, visions, dreams, and more. CoWorking is a fresh and innovative way to work that encourages both creativity & productivity.

Newspring Capital

Phone:(610) 567-2380
Address:"555 E. Lancaster Ave, Suite 444 Radnor, PA 19087 "

NewSpring Capital is focused on leveraging operational expertise and capital to build market leading companies

Next Stage Capital

Address:"2570 Blvd. of the Generals Building 100 Second Floor Audubon, Pennsylvania 19403"

Headquartered just outside of Philadelphia, NextStage Capital focuses on finding undiscovered early stage investment opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region. With an emphasis on technology software, hardware and services, NextStage Capital's goal is to find talented entrepreneurs with a compelling and validated technology offering and help them build company value.

NextFab (Philadelphia)

Phone:(215) 921-3649
Address:2025 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

NextFab is a network of membership-based maker spaces that provide access to tools, technology, education, events, and services for makers of any skill level.

NextFab (Wilmington)

Phone:(302) 477-7330
Address:503 N. Tatnall Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

NextFab is a network of membership-based maker spaces that provide access to tools, technology, education, events, and services for makers of any skill level.

NJ Tech Council

Phone:(732) 456-5700

The New Jersey Tech Council provides business development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state and region‘s technology businesses.

NJ Tech Council

Phone:(732) 456-5700

The New Jersey Tech Council provides business development, education, networking and recognition opportunities as well as advocacy for the state and region‘s technology businesses.

NSF I-Corps Site at University of Delaware

Address:Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics 303 Alfred Lerner Hall Newark, DE 19716

UD’s NSF I-Corps Sites training program is a series of four workshop sessions aimed at introducing teams to lean startup methodology and guiding them through the initial phase of customer discovery research – problem, customer and value proposition validation.

Old City Collective

Phone:(609) 954-0488
Address:222B Race Street, Old City Philadelphia, 19106

Old City Collective (formerly Soiree Philadelphia, est. 2006) is a co-working space which offers a unique approach to the shared space concept. Entrepreneurs occupy the entire space as their own during their reserved time. They get all of the benefits of having a Philadelphia address, without the expense that traditionally comes with rent, insurance, furnishings, etc. A low monthly fee allows key access to the space, convenient online scheduling and storage at the space.

Osage Partners

Phone:(484) 434-2255
Address:"50 Monument Road, Suite 201 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004"

Osage Venture Partners (OVP) invests in early stage, business-to-business (B2B) software companies headquartered on the East Coast from its offices just outside of Philadelphia, PA.

Pennovation Center - University of Pennsylvania

Phone:(215) 898-9591
Address:3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Pennovation Works is a unique blend of offices, labs, and production space being developed by The University of Pennsylvania to bridge the intellectual and entrepreneurial initiatives for advancing knowledge and generating economic development. The master plan articulates a phased approach, with initial activity focused on site improvements and renovating existing buildings, beginning with the creation of the Pennovation Center.

Pennsylvania Angel Network


Pennsylvania Angel Network (PAN) provides resources and support to the angel community throughout Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. PAN's mission is to improve the overall investment environment for investors, increase the number of investors and increase investment dollars in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas.

Pennsylvania CareerLink (Delaware County - Media, PA)

Phone:(610) 723-1220
Address:901 Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063

The Pennsylvania CareerLink is a one-stop job center that provides an array of employment and training services in a convenient, easily accessible location. There are many locations throughout the southeast region of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania DCED - Southeast Regional Office

Phone:(215) 560-5830
Address:801 Arch Street, Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107

DCED provides assistance with starting, expanding, and relocating businesses to Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

Phone:(866) 466-3972
Address:400 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120

DCED provides assistance with starting, expanding, and relocating businesses to Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Innovation Partnership

Phone:(717) 948-4318
Address:1010 N. 7th Street, Suite 307, Harrisburg, PA 17102

The Innovation Partnership is a consortium of economic development and business assistance organizations located throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Its goal is to help early-stage technology companies in Pennsylvania secure federal funding opportunities.

Phila. Bootstrappers Breakfast


"Bootstrappers Breakfasts® meetings are for founders of early stage technology startups. It is a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers. These breakfasts were designed for entrepreneurs to share ideas and leverage thoughts with other folks who are serious about growing their business.

Our focus is on issues for growing a business, not on VC fundraising. We promote the bootstrap business model."

Phila. New Tech Meetup


Philly New Technology Meetup supports the vibrant and growing Philadelphia tech community. Our goal is to help build a sustainable technology industry that drives innovation, economic growth, and creates positive change for our local communities and the world. We bring the innovation community together - technologists, entrepreneurs, academia, investors, service providers, and thought leaders - to learn and share. Each monthly meeting features speakers, technology demos, new company presentations, a tremendous amount of high-value networking - with food!

Phila. Tech Breakfast

Address:3220 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

A monthly breakfast in Philadelphia (modeled after the existing ones in DC, Columbia, Baltimore, and Northern Virginia -- check out http://www.meetup.com/techbreakfast for that...) where entrepreneurs, techies, developers, designers, business people, and interested people see showcases on cool new technology in a demo format and interact with each other .

Philly Tech Week


Philly Tech Week 2017 is an annual week-long celebration of technology and innovation happening throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.


Phone:(215) 496-8020
Address:"1500 Market Street Suite 2600 West Philadelphia, PA 19102"

PIDC spurs investments that create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, and drive growth to every corner of Philadelphia. PIDC is a non-profit founded by the City of Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in 1958. We offer flexible financing tools, a targeted portfolio of industrial and commercial real estate, and decades of Philadelphia-based knowledge to help our clients invest, develop, and grow. We also structure and invest in public-private partnerships for key City policy areas and development priorities.

Quaker Partners

Phone:(215) 988-6800
Address:"Cira Centre 2929 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-2868"

Quaker Partners Management, L.P. is an East Coast-focused healthcare investment firm.


Phone:(215) 925-3657
Address:701 S 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Rally is a neighborhood coffee shop, event space, co-working space, and creative agency in the Bella Vista neighborhood of Philadelphia.

Rittenhouse Ventures

Phone:(215) 972-1502
Address:"The Navy Yard 100 Innovation Center 4801 South Broad Street Suite 400 Philadelphia, PA 19112 "

Rittenhouse Ventures is a Philadelphia-based, emerging-growth venture capital firm. We partner with entrepreneurs to deliver right-sized investments, deep expertise, regional relationships, and successful financial outcomes.

Robin Hood Ventures

Phone:(215) 966-6220
Address:3711 Market Street, 8th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104

Since 1999, Robin Hood Ventures has invested in over 60 early-stage, high-growth startups, en route to building great companies. Our investments generally range from $250,000 to $1 million, and we syndicate with venture capitalists, institutions, and other angels in our network. We are passionate about using our expertise to build great companies. Our members boast a wealth of experience in a range of industries from IT to financial services to healthcare, and they are able to leverage their knowledge and networks to add real value to our companies.

SafeGuard Scientifics

Phone:(610) 293-0600

Safeguard Scientifics provides capital and operational support to growth-stage health care and technology companies.

SBA Delaware District Office

Phone:(302) 573-6294
Address:1007 N. Orange Street, Suite 1120, Wilmington, PA 19801

SBA’s Delaware District Office serves the entire state of Delaware. Their mission to provide prospective, new or established persons in the small business community with financial, procurement, management and technical assistance. In addition, special emphasis is made to assist women, minorities, the handicapped and veterans get into and stay in business.

SBA Eastern Pennsylvania (Philadelphia District Region III)

Phone:(610) 382-3062
Address:1150 First Avenue, Suite 1001, King of Prussia, PA

SBA’s District Office serves the 40 counties of eastern Pennsylvania. Their mission to provide prospective, new or established persons in the small business community with financial, procurement, management and technical assistance. In addition, special emphasis is made to assist women, minorities, the handicapped and veterans get into and stay in business.


Phone:(302) 831-1555
Address:1 Innovation Way, Suite 301, Newark, Delaware 19711

The Delaware SBIResource program is designed to provide entrepreneurs and early-stage research and development companies with education and tools to help them apply to and win SBIR/STTR grants/contracts.

Science Center QED Program

Address:3711 Market Street, Suite 800 Philadelphia, PA 19104

The QED Program helps to design projects that are milestone-driven and focused on answering key questions that will help move technologies from the lab into the marketplace. QED provides funding and business advice to help academic researchers commercialize promising technologies.


Phone:(610) 344-6910
Address:"601 WESTTOWN ROAD #281 WEST CHESTER, PA, 19380"

We provide free professional guidance to entrepreneurs and small business owners

Sixers Innovation Lab


At the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball we help you move as quickly as possible. We offer a flexible, individualized program with day-to-day operational support for each company in the Lab.

Start with a simple application. We operate with rolling admissions, so we are ready to start when the fit is right. You are not joining a preset program. We will address your personalized needs and make the connections that best suit you. Innovation Lab spots are limited so we can give you the most valuable resource we have – our time.

Through a combination of powerful assets, we’ll help with strategy, growth, financing and the basics to help you navigate your path to success. And we will support you after you graduate for as long as you exist.

Smart Invest Ventures

Address:"37 West Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087"

SmartBase selects and nurtures world class entrepreneurial talent and their innovative ideas. We mould this talent into viable businesses.

SmartStart selects high potential emerging and growing businesses and accelerates these through mentorship, executive development and angel investment through the SmartStart syndicated angel network.

SmartInvest graduation capital will guide its portfolio companies from inception, through R&D, international market penetration, and fundraising SmartStart mentorship, advice and Venture Capital investment.

Southeast Pennsylvania Procurement Technical Assitance Centers

Phone:(215) 898-1219
Address:3819-33 Chestnut Street, Suite 325, Philadelphia, PA 19104

The SE PA PTACs are part of a national program authorized by Congress in 1985 to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in the government marketplace. Through cooperative agreements with DoD, PTACs are administered nationally by a variety of entities, and are staffed with counselors experienced in government contracting, and all participate in ongoing professional training required to keep pace with continually evolving acquisition procedures and policies.

SPARK Challenge

Phone:(267) 417-4778
Address:37 West Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087

The Spark Challenge works with entrepreneurial teams that have technically and commercially validated concepts (typically post accelerator stage). Their final stage interventions encourage these teams towards investor readiness.

Start It Up Delaware

Phone:(302) 660-2402
Address:Wilmington Coworking, 605 N. Market Street, 2nd Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801

Our goal is to be a catalyst for all dreamers and build a vibrant startup community in Delaware through partnerships with the State government, private industry and early-stage entrepreneurs.  

Startup PHL Fund (Mayor’s Office)


The StartupPHL Funds are an effort by the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) to increase the availability of investment capital for Philadelphia-based startups.

TechAdvance Fund (Office of Research & Commercialization)

Email: TechAdvance-Manager@ored.rutgers.edu.

TechAdvance is an early-stage-technology fund that provides financial support and business expertise for Rutgers faculty and students to advance promising technologies toward commercialization.

Technology Forum of Delaware

Phone:(302) 384-9775
Address:2002 West 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806

The Technology Forum of Delaware is a not-for-profit association that provides a dynamic environment for identifying business opportunities and building profitable relationships with key leaders in high technology businesses throughout the region. The Forum provides a business environment that embraces entrepreneurial and established technology businesses by supporting, promoting, and connecting entrepreneurial activities in the region.

Temple SBDC

Phone:(215) 204-7282
Address:1510 Cecil B. Moore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121

The Temple University SBDC provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training in proven management fundamentals helping small business owners and potential entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. The Temple University SBDC serves businesses located in Philadelphia, Lower Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

The Entrepreneurs Network

Address:799 Godfrey Road Villanova, PA 19085

Meetings of The Entrepreneurs Network (TEN) are expressly for those who are fanatically focused on starting, buying or turning around businesses. In addition to serial and aspiring entrepreneurs, meeting participants include angel investors, venture capital funds, family offices and preferred service providers who may be of help in various transactions.

The Middletown Business Incubator & Collaborative Workspace

Phone:(302) 378-7545
Address:402 North Cass Street, Middletown, DE 19709

The Middletown Business Incubator and Collaborative Workspace (MBI) will serve as an enterprise business center that provides resources for businesses and entrepreneurs. By inspiring entrepreneurship through opportunity, the MBI will foster economic growth for the MOT and surrounding areas.

The Mill

Phone:(302) 751-MILL
Address:1007 N Orange St, 4th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801

The Mill provides a shared, community-driven workspace for location-independent workers, entrepreneurs and early-stage startups.


Phone:(267) 282-1377
Address:444 N 3rd St, Philadelphia PA 19123

THRIVE Philly is a shared workspace in the heart of Philadelphia’s rapidly growing tech community. Our goal is to provide established companies with modern work amenities, an energetic co-working community and straight-forward payment plans.

University of Delaware Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships

Phone:(302) 831-7140
Address:One Innovation Way, Suite 500, Newark,DE 19711

The Office was established in July of 2008. Its mission is to develop and deploy the University’s knowledge-based assets for the benefit of the University, the community, the state and the region

University Science Center Funds

Address:Philadelphia, PA

The Science Center is a mission-driven nonprofit organization that helps innovators and entrepreneurs bring world-changing technologies to market. We provide innovators, entrepreneurs and companies at any stage of the business lifecycle with support and access to resources, programming, capital, and space – helping move innovation from idea to IPO, and beyond.


Phone:(215) 995-6889
Address:417 N 8th St, Ste 201, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA 19123

Venturef0rth is a collaborative work space that is membership based.


Phone:(855) 593-9675
Address:1900 Market Street, Philadelphia PA 19103

Philadelphia is home to a tight-knit community of entrepreneurs, and WeWork’s coworking spaces give them opportunities to create and collaborate. Fellowship is a value that’s run deep here for centuries, and WeWork’s locations are homes for building new connections through the rewards of hard work. If you’re looking for a coworking space that feels like a family reunion every Monday morning, it’s WeWork.

Wharton SBDC

Phone:(215) 898-4861
Address:3819 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Wharton SBDC provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training in proven management fundamentals helping small business owners and potential entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. The Wharton SBDC serves businesses located in Philadelphia County.

Widener University SBDC

Phone:(610) 619-8490
Address:Technology Park II 1350 Edgmont Avenue Chester, PA 19013

The Widener University SBDC provides no-cost confidential consulting and low cost training in proven management fundamentals helping small business owners and potential entrepreneurs make sound decisions for the successful operation of their business. The Widener University SBDC serves businesses located in Delaware County.