SCRA Announces New SC Launch Client Companies 

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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 grants, matching funds and investments.

Midlands Companies

ERG Payroll & HR is a comprehensive HR solution helping small to mid-sized businesses maintain compliance, remove the administrative burden of HR and be a better place to work. The technology is used by more than 75,000 companies nationwide and provides an easy-to-use platform to manage payroll and HR functions. ERG donates 3% of all revenue to charity.

TCO Toolkit, located in York County, provides user-friendly, vendor-neutral, online digital total cost of ownership (TCO) calculator tools that are customizable, adaptable and scalable to various products and services a business-to-business sourcing and purchasing manager needs to evaluate.  Independent research finds that over 68% of sourcing professionals cite TCO as top criterion in purchasing decisions. is a patented technology developed by Insignia Group. The technology dynamically displays the customization of products, and has been used in the automotive industry to provide personalization during the car-purchasing process. The company is expanding to the mass-market and recently graduated from The Technology Incubator at Knowledge Park located in Rock Hill.

Coastal Companies

Citibot connects citizens to their local government by integrating text messaging and messenger apps into an interactive customer service experience. With Citibot, citizens report city issues and get answers to their questions, and the city saves time and money by quickly and efficiently solving problems.

in/PACT is a unique cloud-based giving platform that connects brands to their customers around causes they both care about. With over one million causes and a strong set of programming interfaces, in/PACT’s platform eliminates time consuming processes, streamlines workflows and provides robust enterprise features designed for high volume transactions.


About SCRA

Chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina as a public, non-profit corporation, SCRA fosters South Carolina’s Innovation Economy by supporting entrepreneurs, enabling academic research and its commercialization, and connecting industry to innovators.