Industry 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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South Carolina-based Land Intelligence Inc. Successfully Raises $3.25 Million in Seed Round

Columbia, SC – Land Intelligence, Inc. a software and services business for commercial real estate, focused on the land development sector, has successfully raised a $3.25 Million seed round. The round includes venture and angel financing. Notable investors are Second Century Ventures, SC Launch Inc., Kiwi-Tech, Angel Star Ventures, and AGSM. This fresh funding will […]

SC Launch Inc. Announces Investment in BILDIT

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested in BILDIT.  The $200,000 investment will help the startup continue excelling in the e-commerce market where they’ve created a mobile app that gives customers a premium shopping experience and retailers the flexibility to grow quickly. BILDIT became an SCRA Member Company […]

SC Launch Inc. Announces Investment in MitoChem Therapeutics

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested in MitoChem Therapeutics. The $200,000 investment will help the startup continue developing solutions that show promise in the treatment of several eye disorders. MitoChem Therapeutics became an SCRA Member Company in 2019 and received a $25,000 Academic Startup Grant. It became an SC Launch […]

SC Launch Inc. Announces Investment in AICG

Columbia, SC – South Carolina Research Authority’s investment affiliate, SC Launch Inc., has invested in AICG. The $250,000 investment will help the startup continue excelling as a leader in machine learning, data integration, and business analytic solutions. AICG Inc. became an SCRA Member Company in 2021 and received a $25,000 Project Development Fund Grant. It […]

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