Delaware's solutions integrator is looking for rural innovators to join FedTech - Technical.ly Delaware

Business

Aug. 16, 2019 7:51 am

Delaware’s solutions integrator is looking for rural innovators to join FedTech

The D.C.-based but nationally facing startup program has multiple local ties, but no local cohort member — yet.
Cartanza farm, Dover.

Cartanza farm, Dover.

(Photo by Holly Quinn)

Rob Nicholson, solutions integrator for the Delaware Department of Technology and Information, wants to get a Delaware company — especially a downstate “rural innovation” company — into FedTech, the D.C. startup studio that pairs cohorts of entrepreneurs and inventors with new technology and mentorships.

Nicholson will be a mentor for this year’s cohort, but he’s not the only Delaware connection to FedTech: Its founder, Ben Solomon, sits on the Entrepreneurial Advisory Council for the Delaware Innovation Space.

“As you know, I’ve been waving the Sussex County flag for some time now and building awareness around rural innovation,” Nicholson told Technical.ly. “With that, my recent Navy Reserve assignment with Office of Naval Research has allowed me to tap the federal innovation networks and connect more dots.  Now with my new state job, I serve in an innovation role which has allowed me to dedicate more time to these types of efforts.”

The goal is to get the word out in Delaware about FedTech so that a Delaware company is in position to participate in the intensive 10-week program next year.

That said, the deadline for this year is Aug. 20. Click here for more info.

-30-
BECOME A CONTRIBUTOR TO THE JOURNALISM FUND TO COMMENT
Already a contributor? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Need help with your elevator pitch? The ‘Pitch Doctor’ is coming to The Mill

How the ‘Blockchain Czarina’ became a networking app founder

Sussex County is launching the Economic Gardening Initiative for growth companies

SPONSORED

Delaware

Verizon is looking for the brightest ideas on how to use its 5G technology

Philadelphia, PA - Center City

Odessa

Business Architect

Apply Now

Offsite

Philadelphia Home

Social Media Catalyst

Apply Now

Baltimore, Brooklyn, D.C., Delaware, Philadelphia

Vistar Media

Software Engineer

Apply Now

How do you create a job that doesn’t exist?

Sussex Tech’s new district logo is student designed

Veterans-serving nonprofit Heroic Gardens comes to Delaware

SPONSORED

Delaware

Escape the August heat with cool AI tech

Malvern, PA

Vanguard

Senior Front End Engineer – CX Journey Lab

Apply Now

Wilmington

Marlette Funding

Production Support Analyst

Apply Now

Wilmington,DE

CSC

Associate Marketing Specialist

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Delaware

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!