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April 18, 2022

From Here You Can Change the World – and We Can Help You Do It

“We collaborate, we cooperate, we support. Our city understands the mindset of the entrepreneur. We know they don’t just want to make money. They want to make a difference.”

-Greenville City Manager John McDonough

Michelle Willis
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April 1, 2022

Meet the Visionaries Behind a Newly Renovated Art Haven

“I have always been an entrepreneur at heart. Always thinking of the next big idea, and how we could find areas of opportunity that would prove financially beneficial while servicing the community.”

-Eric Skoloff

Ashley Minelli
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March 29, 2022

Celebrating Entrepreneurship in Greenville

“Startup Weeks are a blast, and there's really no better rallying cry for a region than when we all come out and play together.”

-NEXT Upstate Executive Director, Eric Weissmann

Michelle Willis
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March 23, 2022

Greenville Supports Female Founders

Greenville is growing a collaborative ecosystem to support entrepreneurs and innovators. Taking advantage of that network and the resources already in place can help turn dreams into reality.

Michelle Willis
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March 18, 2022

Business is Totally Personal

Just ask anyone in the GVL Starts entrepreneurship program. A recent assignment forced them to feel all the feelings.

Michelle Willis
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March 9, 2022

More Than a Minute with Marty

“To us, love (L.O.V.E.) is living our values everyday. When we love our employees, when we love our community, when we love our customers, how can you go wrong?”

Michelle Willis
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February 24, 2022

GVL Starts Class Rides an Emotional Rollercoaster with Assignment

For one of the first assignments, tying into Valentine’s Day, participants had to write a love letter and a break-up letter to their business.

Michelle Willis
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February 6, 2022

Meet Carl Sobocinski, founder and president of Table 301 Restaurant Group

His vision played a huge role in growing Greenville from a sleepy southern town into a vibrant, bustling community known around the world for its hospitality.

Michelle Willis
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