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Listen to the SC Launch CEO Podcast featuring Viatec
Listen as Mark Ferri, CEO, and Neeraj Chirmulay, Chief Technology Officer, discuss the history of Viatec and their experience with SC Launch.

Viatec has developed an affordable, green solution for commercial vehicles in the utility, telephone, construction and delivery industries. Their fully electric product, SmartPTO, is equipped to save fuel, reduce maintenance costs and lower noise while commercial vehicles are idling. Through national partnerships, Viatec delivers these products in a modular, flexible, scalable manner to meet customer needs. Listen to the podcast.
Ameris Bank Donates $150K to SCRA’s Industry Partnership Fund
Ameris Bank, which operates nine full-service banking locations throughout the Palmetto State, announced Aug. 9 that it donated $150,000 to SCRA’s Industry Partnership Fund. SCRA will use this funding towards the Industry Partner Fund’s mission to sustain and grow the state’s technology-based economy. Read more.
Apply for NEXT Venture Pitch 2021
Application deadline is quickly approaching for NEXT Venture Pitch 2021. All Southeastern startups are eligible to apply, the deadline for all applications is August 15.
NEXT Venture Pitch brings together top principal VCs, angel investors, and community leaders to hear pitches from entrepreneurs and innovators, fireside chats, CEO workshops, keynote speakers, and more. Learn more and apply. 
AUG 18 @11:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge Webinar: Cyber Security Awareness Training for Small Businesses.
AUG 25-26
2021 South Carolina Leadership Exchange.
SEPT 7 @11:00 a.m
Building Software MVP’s (Minimum Viable Products). Following the Lean Startup Method for your App or Web-App. Learn more.
SEPT 16 @8:00 a.m
NEXT Venture Pitch 2021 Confrence. SCRA is a proud sponsor of this event. Learn more.
SEPT 20-22
RevTech Healthtech Summit. Learn more.
Resource Partner Network Spotlight: Patrick Marketing & Communications, Inc.
PM&C provides strategic marketing and communications services, coupled with results-proven expertise, to help emerging and rapidly-growing organizations achieve their business goals. They offer executive level consultation, strategic planning and program implementation to clients who wish to deploy innovative marketing and communications as a means of accelerating profitable growth. Learn more.
Thank You to
our Diamond, Platinum, & Gold IPF Contributors
  • Accounting Systems Inc. 
  • Ameris Bank
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Carolinas Dermatology & Plastic Surgery
  • Comporium, Inc. 
  • Dominion Energy
  • Home Telecom 
  • McCullough Khan, LLC 
  • Oonaco LLC 
  • Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Trident Construction, LLC