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Listen to the SC Launch CEO Podcast featuring Boyd Cycling
Listen as Boyd and Nicole Johnson, founders of Boyd Cycling, discuss the history of Boyd Cycling and their experience with SC Launch. Boyd Cycling is a craft wheel manufacturer dedicated to producing the highest quality bicycle wheels. All wheels are hand-built in Greenville, SC to exacting standards. Listen to the podcast.
SCRA's Bob Quinn Featured on PBS’ Carolina Business Review
Bob Quinn, SCRA Executive Director, sat down with the Carolina Business Review to discuss post-pandemic job recovery, the future of economic development in South Carolina, and the success of Proterra, an SCRA Graduate Company. Bob and the panelists also discussed lessons learned and the future of North Carolina Ports with Brian Clark, Director of North Carolina Ports. Watch the segment.
GVL STARTS: New Program to Spark Greenville’s Next High-Impact Ventures
In partnership with the City of Greenville, Greenville Local Development Corporation (GLDC), and the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Furman University’s Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is launching a new program this fall called GVL STARTS. The program is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs move from idea to action by connecting them with a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and teaching them the skills they need to fund and grow their ventures. SCRA is a proud strategic partner of the GVL STARTS program. Read more.
JUL 27 @8:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge: Tech Tuesday. Socialize, brainstorm, and network to connect common goal minded groups in an informal environment. 
JULY 28-30
DIG South Tech Summit.
AUG 4 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar, The Path to a Patent, Part IV: Learn How to Draft Patent Claims with the US Patent Office.
AUG 10 @11:00 a.m
Palmetto Tech Bridge Webinar: Understanding OTAs. Stacey Lindbergh, Program Manager at Advanced Technology International, will be guiding the discussion on OTAs; What they are? How to get them? What are the benefits of a consortia? Learn more.
AUG 19 @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.
Resource Partner Network Spotlight: Nexsen Pruet
Nexsen Pruet is a multi-specialty law firm headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. We have more than 170 attorneys and offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Hilton Head and Myrtle Beach, SC as well as Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh, NC. Our attorneys understand that innovation is what sparks emerging businesses, and that entrepreneurial success is driven by vision, commitment, and a unique kind of energy. Learn more.
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