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...

Furman University to Host VentureSouth Summit

Furman’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hosting the VentureSouth Summit, an educational conference to help entrepreneurs, investors, economic developers, higher education, financial sector professionals, and others understand the unique intricacies...

MoveUpstateSC.com Receives International Recognition

MoveUpstateSC.com, the regional talent attraction website for South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate, receives international recognition. The site received a Gold Award in the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Excellence in Economic Development Awards,...

Furman Climbs Five Spots to No. 46 U.S. News National Rankings

Furman climbs five spots to No. 46 in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges,” released September 9, 2019. Among such universities, Furman also rose significantly in the “Most Innovative Schools” ranking, climbing 16...

Join SCRA Launch & Learn Webinars for Start-ups

  Principles of Accounting   September 19 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Register Here for Webinar Part 2 of the 4 part series on: Life Cycle of a Company Join us to discuss the essential principles of accounting, that can set a company up for success. In this...