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Jan 30, 2019

SCRA accepts 3 Midlands companies into SC Launch

An agricultural services startup, a payroll and human resources services provider and a developer of wireless license plate technology are among the entrepreneurial program's new client companies.

Nov 6, 2018

SCRA awards $150,000 in matching grants to 3 companies

The funding matches federal grants for Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Tech Transfer companies.

Nov 2, 2018

Ritedose Corp. opens new facility at MTC

The 150,000-square-foot facility is the anchor tenant of Midlands Technical College's Enterprise Campus, a 130-acre industrial park that provides partnerships with companies looking for development space and workforce training.

Nov 1, 2018

S.C. Chamber of Commerce recognizes 3 companies for innovation

The Chamber presented its annual Workforce Innovator award to Columbia-based Dennis Corp., Berkeley County-based Volvo Car US Operations Inc. and MAU Workforce Solutions, which has locations throughout S.C.

Sep 27, 2018

USC opens new digital research lab

The 15,000-square-foot facility is part of the university's Innovista research district and will house projects being developed in conjunction with corporate partners including Samsung and Siemens.

Aug 24, 2018

Parrish & Partners is state’s fastest-growing private company

The Columbia-based engineering firm was ranked the fastest-growing private company in South Carolina in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list. It reported 3,422% growth over three years and $18.6 million in revenue.

Aug 14, 2018

Five companies join SC Launch

Two Midlands businesses, Carolina Diagnostic Solutions and WedTexts, are among the additions to SCRA's entrepreneurial support program.

Jul 19, 2018

SC Launch invests $200,000 in Cliently

The Myrtle Beach-based lead generation and retention platform became of member of SCRA's entrepreneurial program last July and received a $50,000 acceleration grant in September.

Jul 10, 2018

REsimplifi receives $200,000 investment from SCRA

The investment is the second round of SC Launch funding for the Columbia-based IT company. Founded in 2015, REsimplifi is a commercial real estate transaction management system.

Jun 14, 2018

SCRA awards $600,000 for collaboration centers

The centers will encourage collaboration between academic institutions and industry partners in South Carolina. The grants aim to create jobs and engage industry leaders.

Jun 14, 2018

USC again among top patent producers

For the sixth straight year, the University of South Carolina has made the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association's "Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patentsâ€_x009d_ list.

Jun 12, 2018

Recleim named SCRA Company of the Year

SCRA recognized Recleim LLC as its 2018 SC Launch Company of the Year. In March, the appliance recycling company received a second investment from SC Launch to grow its flagship facility in Graniteville.