Click to View in Browser | October 29, 2021
SCRA Co-Sponsors Entrepreneurship Webinar for HBCU Students
SCRA is a proud co-sponsor of the Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility's (C2M2) panel discussion hosted by Dr. Mashrur Ahmed of Clemson University, on Wednesday, November 3 at 2:00pm. This “Path to Entrepreneurship for HBCU Students” webinar will feature a welcome from Shelby M. Scales, Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and t.Talks from Hebrew Dixon IIIMid South Atlantic Region, Small Business Transportation Resource CenterEric Saint-MarcThinkAhead, and Matt Bell, SC Launch Director. A panel discussion moderated by Will Cruz, SC Launch Investment Manager, that features minority and female-owned business founders and HBCU students. Learn more & register.
Annual InnoVision Awards Celebration Announced
InnoVision Awards will recognize the 2021 award winners at its annual InnoVision Awards Celebration. After a rigorous independent judging process and a month of Meet the Finalists virtual receptions, InnoVision is ready to reveal the winners! The InnoVision Awards Celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, November 9th, 4:00-5:00. Learn more & register.
Hartness Development Announces Crescent Startup Community
Hartness Development announced on Wednesday Oct. 27, 2021, that it is creating Crescent Startup Community, an innovation district in partnership with Flywheel, Furman University, South Carolina Research Authority, and the investment company VentureSouth.

The new project, which Hartness officials say is the first innovation district in the Upstate, is designed to foster and support entrepreneurs and startup companies. Read more.
NOV 9 @4:00 p.m
InnoVision Awards Celebration.
NOV 10-12
SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo.
NOV 16 @11:00 a.m
SCRA Webinar: Grow Beyond Startup.
Develop a business plan to accelerate graduation from SCRA. Learn more.
NOV 18
Growth Summit hosted by GrowCo. Learn more.
DEC 7 @12:00 p.m
UofSC 2021 Economic Outlook Conference
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
  • Charleston ENT Associates
  • Comporium, Inc. 
  • Dominion Energy
  • Home Telecom 
  • McCullough Khan, LLC 
  • Oonaco LLC 
  • Southeastern Freight Lines
  • Trident Construction, LLC
  • United Community Bank