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Charleston’s Galloping Gazelles

The Economist recently reported that while overall  business formation is down nationwide, fast-growing startups are in high gear. These fast-growth new businesses or “gazelles” have disproportionately positive impact on employment & economic growth, and are no longer limited to Silicon Valley,…

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Call for Startups Announced by DIG SOUTH Tech Conference

Early- to Growth-Stage Companies Invited to Present to the South’s Top Investors April 27 at Charleston Gaillard Center DIG SOUTH Tech Conference has announced its call for startups to join DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch 2018, sponsored by SCRA, on Friday,…

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From Gaming to Saving Lives: ZIAN CEO Mark Semler on Moving Medical Products to Market

A creator at heart, Mark Semler, CEO of ZIAN at Medical University of South Carolina, thrives on creating what’s missing. His team moves ideas “out of surgeons’ heads into product creation,” including an “uncheatable” concussion diagnostic device that’s already saved…

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Hey, Alexa: Will Amazon’s New HQ2 Roost in the South?

Nine southern metros sailed through the first round of Amazon’s selection process in a highly public and fiercely competitive bid for their second headquarters. Dubbed “HQ2”, the move by Amazon will bring enormous changes to the winning metro, with an…

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Learn to Code at These 10 Southern Bootcamps

Last week, Greenville, SC-based programming school The Iron Yard announced plans to shutter operations after its summer courses wrap up. The news came as a bit of a surprise to folks who have followed their success. Since launching in 2013,…

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How Southern Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are Addressing the Diversity Gap

The Kauffman Foundation just released their annual State of Entrepreneurship report, outlining three “mega trends” that will shape the future of entrepreneurship. Along with shifting trends in geography and the nature and frequency of job creation, demographics will play an…

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