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10 Delaware tech leaders featured in our entrepreneurs’ playbook

Learn from business leaders across the country in our Tomorrow Toolkit.

The Tomorrow Toolkit, found on an internet near you. (Illustrations by Mike Jackson)

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Today, Delaware knows The Mill founder Robert Herrera for the community he’s cultivated in his downtown Wilmington coworking space. It wasn’t all that long ago that Herrera had to fail in order to learn how to create a productive company culture.
Herrera’s advice on culture are just one of many business tips to be found in the Tomorrow Toolkit, an ebook on building a company produced last year by and Comcast NBCUniversal.
The ebook contains business advice from folks across the country, from Detroit to Atlanta to Austin — and, of course, right here in Delaware. The Toolkit features a bevy of leaders in Delaware’s startup scene, including:

  • Frank DeSantis, manager at Emerging Enterprise Center
  • Mike Bowman, associate director for the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships at the University of Delaware (and, well, a lot of other things).
  • Greg Shelton, ‎Digital Vikings cofounder
  • Bob Downing, Delaware Sports League cofounder
  • Mona Parikh, community liaison at UD’s Horn Program for Entrepreneurship
  • John Himics, First Ascent Design cofounder
  • Nat Measley, COO at The Fun Dept. 
  • Megan Anthony, community manager at 1313 Innovation
  • Ryan Harrington, Open Data Delaware cofounder
Read the Tomorrow Toolkit
Companies: First Ascent Design / 1313 Innovation

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