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SimpliPhy Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Summerville, S.C. – Greenville-based SimpliPhy, Inc. recently received a $200,000 SC Launch, Inc. investment. This is the first [...]

DeepBD Establishes Office at the SCRA/MUSC Innovation Center in Charleston

News Release SC Department of Commerce COLUMBIA, S.C. – DeepBD, a developer and operator of artificial intelligence platforms, today [...]

Global Transplant Solutions Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces an SC Launch, Inc. investment in upstate company, Global Transplant Solutions. The company [...]

SimpliPhy Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Summerville, S.C. – Greenville-based SimpliPhy, Inc. recently received a $200,000 SC Launch, Inc. investment. This is the first investment for the company that was accepted into SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC Launch, in early 2017. SimpliPhy is a cloud-based [...]

December 11th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Federal Grant Matching Awards

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces $150,000 in matching grant awards for Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) Phase I awardees. The matching grants enable companies to further research crucial to positioning the [...]

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Six New Client Companies

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of six Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies receive mentoring and support services and may also be eligible for funding. Coastal Company Latett has created a social sharing [...]

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Six New Client Companies

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of six Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies receive mentoring and support services and may also be eligible for funding. Lowcountry Companies Procertas has developed the Legal Technology [...]

August 28th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces New Client Companies

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of five Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies receive mentoring and support services and may also be eligible for funding. Lowcountry Companies Vizbii Technologies, located in Charleston, [...]

August 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Viatec Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces an SC Launch, Inc. investment in upstate company, Viatec. The Greenville-based company was accepted into SCRA’s Entrepreneurial Programs as a Client Company in 2016. Viatec, Inc.  has developed an affordable, green solution for commercial vehicles [...]

July 31st, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Awards Acceleration Grants 

Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announces six Acceleration Grants that have been awarded to high-tech startups in South Carolina. The grants, which can total up to $50,000 per company, are designed to prepare companies for a future SC Launch, Inc. [...]

July 26th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

Cliently Receives SC Launch, Inc. Investment

Summerville, S.C. – SC Launch, Inc. recently finalized an investment for Cliently, based in Myrtle Beach, SC. The company was accepted into SCRA’s Entrepreneurial Programs as a Client Company in July 2017. Cliently is a lead generation and retention platform [...]

July 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Collaboration Center Awards

Summerville, S.C. – Today, South Carolina Research Authority’s SCRA-Academia Collaboration Team (SACT) announces nearly $600,000 in feasibility grants for six projects. The awarded projects encourage collaboration between academic institutions and industry partners to advance commercially relevant research and establish [...]

June 14th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SBA and SCRA Sign Alliance Agreement 

SBA and SCRA Sign Alliance Agreement May  19, 2018   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SC Launch, Inc. recently finalized an investment for Cliently, based in Myrtle Beach, SC. The company was accepted into SCRA’s Entrepreneurial [...]

May 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in ZVERSE

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in ZVERSE APRIL  17, 2018   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SCRA recently finalized an SC Launch, Inc. investment in Columbia-based ZVERSE. The company was accepted into SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC [...]

April 17th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces New SC Launch Client Companies 

SCRA Announces New SC Launch Client Companies FEBRUARY  20, 2018   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SCRA announced the recent acceptance of five Client Companies into its entrepreneurial program, SC Launch. Client Companies receive mentoring and [...]

February 20th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in SterAssure

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in SterAssure JANUARY  23, 2018   |    PRESS RELEASES Greenville-based Life Science Company Receives $200,000 Summerville, S.C. –SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC Launch, Inc., recently finalized an investment for SterAssure Solutions, based in [...]

January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in Extremiti3D

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in Extremiti3D JANUARY  18, 2018   |    PRESS RELEASES Mt. Pleasant-based Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Company Receives $200,000 Summerville, S.C. – SCRA’s entrepreneurial program, SC Launch, Inc., recently finalized an investment for Extremiti3D LLC, [...]

January 18th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in Sovi

SC Launch, Inc. Finalizes Investment in Sovi NOVEMBER 15, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Charleston-based IT Company Receives $200,000 Summerville, S.C. – SCRA’s SC Launch Program recently finalized a $200,000 investment in Charleston-based Sovi, an online marketplace built [...]

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Academic Grant Matches 

SCRA Announces Academic Grant Matches NOVEMBER  7, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Academic Programs Awards Two Matching Grants  Summerville, S.C. – Today, SCRA announces recipients of the Academic Programs Grant Matching Awards. Columbia-based Senex Biotechnology and Charleston-based [...]

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch Announces New Board Member 

SC Launch Announces New Board Member SEPTEMBER  28, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SC Launch, Inc. announces the appointment of Andrea Marshall to the SC Launch Board of Directors. The SC Launch program is [...]

September 28th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch Company Partners with SCDNR

SC Launch Company Partners with SCDNR APRIL  13, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – Fatsack Outdoors, Inc., located in Greenville, South Carolina, has partnered with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) to create [...]

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces SC Launch, Inc. Investments 

SCRA Announces SC Launch, Inc. Investments APRIL  4, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SCRA’s SC Launch Board finalized three investments for SC Launch Client Companies. Fort Mill-based P2Ops as well as Charleston-based Good Done [...]

April 4th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA’s Government Affiliate is Acquired

SCRA's Government Affiliate is Acquired JANUARY  30, 2017   |    PRESS RELEASES Virginia-Based Analytic Services Inc. to Purchase Advanced Technology International Summerville, S.C. – SCRA today announced that it will sell its private, non-profit affiliate, Advanced Technology [...]

January 30th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces SC Launch, Inc. Investments

SCRA Announces SC Launch, Inc. Investments DECEMBER  14, 2016   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SCRA, a state-chartered organization that fosters job creation and grows South Carolina’s Innovation Economy, announced investments in SC Launch Companies Booster [...]

December 14th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

SC Launch Company Announces Milestone Growth

SC Launch Company Announces Milestone Growth DECEMBER  5, 2016   |    PRESS RELEASES Summerville, S.C. – SC Launch Portfolio company, TerraStride announces milestone growth for the company’s HuntStand App. HuntStand has surpassed the one million download mark putting it [...]

December 5th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces New SC Launch Companies

SCRA Announces New SC Launch Companies JULY  20, 2016   |    PRESS RELEASES Lowcountry and Midlands-based Organizations Accepted into the Program Columbia, S.C. – SCRA, a state-chartered organization that furthers South Carolina’s technology economy, today announced the [...]

July 20th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|

SCRA Announces Executive Director

SCRA Announces Executive Director JULY  15, 2016   |    PRESS RELEASES Columbia, S.C. – SCRA, a state-chartered organization that promotes job creation in South Carolina’s technology economy, today announced its new executive director. Robert “Bob” Quinn will [...]

July 15th, 2016|Categories: Press Releases|