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Home Telecom Contributes $200,000 to SC Innovation
Home Telecom, a Charleston-area leader and innovator in the telecommunications industry, has contributed $200,000 to SCRA’s Industry Partnership Fund (IPF). The IPF funds SCRA’s programs, including grants to eligible SCRA Member Companies, and to academic research projects that are producing industry solutions. Read more.
SCRA Member Company Wins DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch Event
SCRA Member Company, SealCath took first place at this year’s DIG SOUTH Wild Pitch event. SealCath Founder & CEO, Cephus Simmons, made the winning pitch alongside 20 other startups who pitched to the panel of judges. SealCath is a medical device company with a unique patented double balloon catheter known as the Cephus Catheter. The catheter can improve the process for a variety of gastrointestinal procedures. The innovative technology allows for greater effectiveness and efficiency in medical procedures. Learn more about SealCath.
SCRA Announces New Member Companies and Grant Funding
ADOH Scientific, LLC, GeoGraph Technologies, LLC, Infintium Fuel Cell Systems, Inc., and LifeTagger LLC have been accepted as SCRA Member Companies. As Member Companies, they will receive coaching, access to experts in SCRA’s Resource Partner Network, and the potential to be considered for an investment from SCRA’s affiliate, SC Launch, Inc. Existing Member Company, Hirodika Biosciences, Inc., has been approved for additional grant funding. Read more.
AUG 10 @11:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge Webinar: Understanding OTAs. Learn more.
AUG 7 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar, The Path to a Patent, Part V: Electronic filing in DOCX using Patent Center with the US Patent Office.
AUG 18 @11:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge Webinar: Cyber Security Awareness Training for Small Businesses.
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.
Resource Partner Network Spotlight: Strategic Marketing Solutions 
Headquartered in historic Charleston, SC and serving the Southeast, Strategic Marketing International (SMI) creates, activates and manages marketing services for small and medium-sized businesses by developing a customized, fully-integrated marketing plan at an economical cost. Learn more about SMI.
Thank You to
our Diamond, Platinum, & Gold IPF Contributors
  • Accounting Systems Inc. 
  • 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