Partnership Fund

The Industry Partnership Fund was established to fund coaching, grants, investments, and other types of support for technology startups and academic research and development. Contributions made by individuals and organizations provide a dollar-for-dollar tax credit.

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SC Launch Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with SCRA, which provides loans and investments to selected South Carolina-based companies participating in the SC Launch program.

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SCRA Member Benefits

Discounted Services for SCRA Member and SC Launch Inc. Portfolio Companies. SCRA’s Member Benefits give our companies access to numerous offers from our robust alliance partner network.

Members can login to the SCRA Member Portal to access their exclusive benefits.

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Latest News

SC Launch Inc. Announces Third Investment in Bubble Paper

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested $250,000 in Bubble Paper as part of a $10 million Series A funding round. The Greenville-based company is revolutionizing the packaging industry with its higher-performing, eco-friendly replacement for the plastic shipping solutions of yesterday. Bubble Paper became an SCRA Member Company in 2018 and received a $25,000 […]

SCRA Opens New Greenville Office

Greenville, SC — South Carolina Research Authority recently held a ribbon-cutting and open house to celebrate its new office. Its Upstate region staff is now located in the heart of Downtown Greenville, where they can easily work and collaborate to help tech startups grow, support academic research and development, and meet the needs of the state’s […]

SC Launch Inc. Announces Investment in CADchat

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested $200,000 in CADchat. The Mt. Pleasant-based company provides immersive, 3D, digital product development workspaces that enable advanced collaboration while reducing work. Revaly Inc., dba CADchat, became an SCRA Member Company in 2023, successfully matured through the SC Launch Program, and became an SC Launch Inc. Portfolio Company with this […]

SCRA Announces New Member Companies and Grant Funding

Summerville, S.C. – Imagine Home Digital Inc. and Treblehook were accepted as South Carolina Research Authority Member Companies. FRD Accel and ThreatCaptain received new grant funding. All SCRA Member Companies receive coaching and access to SCRA’s Member Benefits, Startup Resources, can apply for grant funding, and have the potential to be considered for investment from SCRA’s investment affiliate, SC […]

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