Click to View in Browser | October 23, 2020
Student Pitch Competition Encourages Ingenuity and Entrepreneurship
The South Carolina Department of Commerce has teamed up with the SCRA and 15 universities and colleges from across the state to launch SC Innovates, a program aimed at promoting entrepreneurism through a student pitch competition. The inaugural SC Innovates pitch challenge will take place in tandem with Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on November 16-22. GEW is a weeklong campaign that celebrates the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life and drive economic growth. Read more.
ZillionInfo, an SCRA Client Company, began hosting a 2020 Election Twitter Sentiment Analysis Site in September. This service collects real-time geo-tagged tweets from Twitter Data API, calculates sentiment for each tweet, and saves the data in the database. This database is integrated with ZillionInfo GeoAI platform. Users can search for one or more topics to show map distribution of the tweets or visualize/compare tweet sentiment patterns across space and time. It can be used for market analysis or tracking of public opinions on various topics. Read more.
OCT 27 @12:00 p.m.
FocalPoint Business Advantage Webinar: The Life Cycle of a Business. Learn more.
NOV 4 @11:00 a.m.
SC Launch & Learn: Blockchain Basics.
NOV 9-10
INTEGR8 2020 virtual conference. Catherine Hayes, SCRA Industry Manager, will be presenting. Learn more.
NOV 9-13
AdvanSE Conference. Learn more.
NOV 17 @3:30 p.m.
InnoVision Awards Celebration: The Finalists will be showcased and award winners will be announced. Learn more.
The SCRA is a proud Conference Partner of the 2020 South Carolina Manufacturing Conference & Expo. The conference will include 14 hours of streamed content, keynote speakers, and conversation with manufacturing CEOs about hot topics, such as Industry 4.0 and workforce challenges. There is no cost to attend.