US Senate Close To Deal on Additional PPP Funding

The SC Chamber of Commerce released a statement Monday night, April, 20th, informing business owners that US Senate Democrats and Republicans are close to a deal for additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The package, expected to be passed today...

Three COVID-19 Health Insurance Facts You Should Know

Thank you Brandi Hymel for providing these three COVID-19 health insurance facts everyone should know. If you have any questions, visit her website to book a free 15 – 30 minute call or call her directly at 864.380.3916.   For anyone who is uninsured in SC:...

SCRA Announces Three New Client Companies

Summerville, S.C.—South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) announced the recent acceptance of three Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies are provided mentoring and grants and may be eligible for investments from SC Launch,...

All-Star Lineup Set for Entrepreneurship Day

Calling all start-ups and small business owners… Entrepreneurship Day 2020 is less than two weeks away. This one-day event, held at the impressive Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing & Technology (SiMT) in Florence, SC, attracts attendees from across...

Attend an Employee Recruiting Workshop

Everyone is talking about workforce, and Upstate companies are looking for creative ways to recruit and attract talent. When choosing whether or not to accept a position, employees are considering cost of living, quality of life, the community in which they’ll...

SCRA Grows SC Innovation Economy with $694M Impact

Columbia, S.C. — In Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) played a major role in boosting jobs and technology-related businesses in South Carolina, with 2.9% technology sector job growth—close to double that of general statewide...