Entrepreneurship 2018-10-23T17:31:56+00:00

SUPPORTING STARTUPS THROUGH SC LAUNCH

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Launch & Learns
These 45-minute sessions are hosted with SCRA Resource Partners. They provide curated content on a variety of topics of interest to startups, such as incorporation, intellectual property, accounting, sales and marketing strategies, etc.

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HOW SC LAUNCH WORKS

Are you ready for Launch?
SCRA's Entrepreneurial Program,
SC Launch, connects startups to the capital and resources they need to scale and grow. Learn more about how to apply.

LAUNCH

APPLY FOR FUNDING

Opportunities for Funding
Companies in the SC Launch Program may be eligible for grant funding or
SC Launch, Inc. investments. Funding is used to advance research, commercialize technology, expand product offerings and more.

SCALE

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Network of Business Experts
SCRA's Resource Partner Network provides access to business collaborations, executive mentors and meaningful support in key business areas.

GROW

SCRA’s Entrepreneurial Program, SC Launch, provides startups with mentoring, access to a network of business experts and grants. Companies may be eligible for an investment from SC Launch, Inc. The program is open to qualified South Carolina companies in the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Information Technology and Life Sciences sectors.

“The investment that we received from SC Launch, Inc. really enabled us to grow and expand. The diligence process was helpful because it gave our investors a high level of comfort that we have gone through a very professional diligence process.”

Lanford Holloway
CEO

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

“SCRA matched our federal SBIR Grant, increasing the impact of the grant and accelerating clinical trials of our lead product Granexin® gel.”

Dr. Gautam Ghatnekar, Founder and CEO, FirstString Research

“It is because of the SC Launch program at SCRA that KIYATEC is the company we are today – Cutting edge technology, attracting national attention, creating a better future for cancer patients. All of that right here in South Carolina.”

Matt Gevaert, Founder and CEO, KIYATEC

“I had people at SC Launch who listened to my story and they believed in it.”

Chris Brunson, Founder, PEC 360

HOW SC LAUNCH WORKS

The SC Launch Program creates the framework to fuel South Carolina’s innovation economy by providing the resources necessary to successfully launch startups.

MENTORING

Our team works with entrepreneurs and startups to provide mentoring and support at each step in the growth process.