The First State Angels have made a personal and professional commitment to the ongoing development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the State of Delaware. This includes mentoring exciting local startup companies and lecturing and speaking on educational panels across the metropolitan area. It also includes deep relationships with the University of Delaware, Wilmington University, and Delaware State University. At these schools, First State Angels members participate in the annual business plan/pitch competitions.  Additionally, the Angels work with the growing number of incubators in the Mid-Atlantic Region.