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InnoVision Awards, a prestigious organization celebrating innovation and excellence, proudly announces the kickoff for applications and nominations for the highly anticipated 26th annual event. InnoVision Awards honors distinguished South Carolina organizations, individuals, educators, and students who set new standards for innovation and technology advancement. Three finalists will be chosen in each of six categories and […]

InnoVision Awards announces the return of Attorney Doug Kim to our Board. Kim is the founder of the Kim, Lahey & Killough Law Firm who serves as a business advocate and long-time entrepreneurship and innovation promoter in South Carolina. He first joined the InnoVision Awards Board in 2005 and chaired our organization from 2008 – […]

You’re invited to join NextGEN for a workshop focused on the mental health of founders. Let’s be honest; entrepreneurship is hard. It’s hard to disconnect. It’s hard to feel alone. It’s hard when you’re on a constant roller coaster. In this session, we’ll explore practical strategies for managing stress, overcoming burnout, and fostering resilience in […]

In October 2023, we celebrated our 35th anniversary. Although we formalized our Corporate Social Responsibility initiative over the past few years, I can proudly say we have practiced it since our founding. At Contec, we understand the importance of integrating the wellbeing of our associates and community, and our impact on the environment, into our […]

If you haven’t met them already, be on the lookout for new faces representing SCRA in the state’s startup community. Patrick Bailey brings his most recent expertise in investing and business development from Cincinnati and works within SC Launch, Inc., SCRA’s investment affiliate. Rob Moser brings several years of business, startup, and investing experience within […]

Susie Shannon, President and CEO of SC Competes, was inducted to the 50 Most Influential People Hall of Fame by Columbia Business Monthly, after making the annual 50 Most Influential list for the last five years. The influence and impact that Susie Shannon has had on the Palmetto State is profound. Susie’s early policy work […]

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