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Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The U.S. Small Business Administration is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
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SCORE

SCORE Piedmont is a team of over 40 volunteers here to help entrepreneurs start a new business or grow an existing one. Part of a national network of small business mentors providing resources and education that foster thriving communities.
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South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA)

South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) is a public, non-profit corporation that fuels South Carolina’s innovation economy. SCRA remains self-sustaining through contributions to the Industry Partnership Fund (IPF), income generated from tenants in our SC
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Greenville Chamber

Our mission is to lead, convene and mobilize the business community to drive regional economic growth.
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Greer Chamber of Commerce

Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce · Championing Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community · New Members · Upcoming Events.
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Greater Travelers Rest Chamber

The Greater Travelers Rest Chamber of Commerce is instrumental in the ongoing growth that is taking place here in the Travelers Rest area.
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Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce

The Simpsonville Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to being a positive force in providing leadership and advocacy to unite and improve the local business community. We support our local, regional, and national businesses and serve as the City’s official Welcome Center.
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Spartanburg Chamber

The Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit organization supported through membership investment and strategic partnerships.
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The Anderson Chamber of Commerce

Provides services designed to enable the public and private sectors to improve productivity and promote Anderson as an economic, educational and recreation center.
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Greater Mauldin Chamber

The Chamber is here to serve the residents, businesses and visitors to the Greater Mauldin Area.
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Scribble SC

South Carolina’s content toolkit for the pursuit of innovation. Launch into inspirational sessions with innovators across the state and beyond. Videos. Podcasts. Blogs. Resources.
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DigSouth

DIG SOUTH is the South’s Tech Hub. We focus on emerging technology, business growth, digital marketing and culture, publishing the best of what’s happening across the region. DIG SOUTH produces DIG SOUTH Tech Summit, DIG NATION Executive Events, South Pod, and supports the DIG NATION Member Community.
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VentureSouth

VentureSouth is an early-stage venture firm that provides capital and expertise to Southeastern startups through our angel investment network and funds.
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SC Launch

SCRA’s Entrepreneurial Program, SC Launch, provides startups with mentoring, access to a network of business experts and grants. Companies may be eligible for an investment from SC Launch, Inc. The program is open to qualified South Carolina companies in the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Information Technology and Life Sciences sectors.
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Cultivation Capital

Cultivation Capital is a venture capital firm that manages a family of funds focused on early-stage investing. Most of our initial investments are during a startup’s Seed or Series A phase, and our initial checks range from $100k – $3.5M.
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Greenville Local Development Corp (GLDC)

The Greenville Local Development Corporation can offer a variety of financial assistance to key development projects and growing companies. Ranging from business loans to grants, financial support is carefully considered and distributed on a case-by-case basis.
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Community Works

CommunityWorks is a non-profit financial organization committed to building a brighter future for underserved families and communities through financial education, lending, and investing. Resources include coaching, lending, and Women's Business Center.
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Upstate LGBT+ Chamber

The Upstate SC LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce imagines a world where vibrant, successful LGBT+ businesses and professionals thrive at every level.
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Ten at the Top

Ten at the Top envisions an Upstate region where collaboration, coordination and cooperation across communities and business sectors make us stronger together.
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Tech After Five

Tech After Five we create meaningful connections through live, face to face networking events. Tech After Five is a series of after hours networking events for Tech Entrepreneurs, Startups and Professionals.
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The Platform at Greer

The Platform at Greer Business Summit is a curated experience designed to bring business owners, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders together.
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Village Launch

We provide training and resources to entrepreneurs. We enable individuals to contribute to loans to support under-resourced entrepreneurs.
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Greenville Chamber Minority Business Accelerator

The Minority Business Accelerator (MBA) is a program of the Greenville Chamber’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiative designed to advance economic inclusion.
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Clemson MBAe in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Clemson MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (MBAe) is designed to bring your ideas to fruition, whether you want to start your own company, innovate at your current job or address societal needs via the not-for-profit sector.
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Furman Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Developing innovative and entrepreneurially-minded leaders who are equipped to transform our communities and world.
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Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI)

The Greenville Technical College Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI) provides an engaging environment that gives students the tools needed to succeed in advanced manufacturing careers and employers the skilled workforce required for commercial success.
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The Founder’s Institute

The world's largest pre seed accelerator. Since 2009, over 5,000 companies have used the Founder Institute to build global businesses, solve big problems, raise over $975M in funding, recruit a team, transition from employee to entrepreneur, and more.
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LEAP by Community Loan Fund

The Local Entrepreneur Acceleration Program (LEAP) aims to support diversity in small business ownership across South Carolina by providing minority and women entrepreneurs with business plan development support, technical skills, and more.
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Furman GVL Starts

Furman Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the Sullivan Foundation are bringing together the most innovative faculty in higher education to provide an impactful and transformative experience.
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Atlas Local

Coworking is easy, building a real community is tough—and it’s what we do best.
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Venture X

Venture X provides high quality, flexible collaborative spaces to business professionals allowing our members to grow their companies and exceed their business goals. We provide a unique set of amenities and benefits that support business growth.
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Endeavor

Co-working in the Heart of Downtown Greenville SC. Private offices, desks, meeting rooms and open spaces to inspire your best work. Fast & Secure WiFi.
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Openworks

Since 2013, we’ve been a community run work and meetup space in the middle of downtown Greenville focused on starting and sustaining good work.
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Comradery

At COMRADERY you’ll discover a very cool environment with lots of great amenities. But more importantly, you’ll discover a community of creative types all dreaming big, collaborating, growing and just plain having fun. Plus, COMRADERY is home to
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Chapel GVL

A shared workspace and community center. Coming soon to Poe Mill. Coworking, kitchen coworking, events, and local food. A space to support and showcase growth.
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Eleos Co-op

In 2017, we restored a former warehouse in the Nicholtown neighborhood and repurposed it as a cooperative workspace for area professionals to conduct business and build community.
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Nectar Community

Nectar Community is two communities in ONE! We have a physical location in Greenville, SC, as well as a worldwide online community!
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NEXT

NEXT’s goal has been to connect innovative entrepreneurs to a rich network of support and to provide education and opportunities for growth.
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Synergy Mill

Synergy Mill is a 2500 square foot coworking makerspace located inside the NEXT Manufacturing building on Birnie Street in West Greenville. We have a shared workshop with woodworking tools, metalworking tools, electronics tools, welding equipment, 3d printers, and more.
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Kings Collective

Designated Work Station, High-Speed Internet, Full Kitchen Access, Shared Conference Room, Parking, Private Phone Booth, Coffee Partnership With Bridge City
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Imagine Kitchen

Imagine Kitchen is your space to create. Our purpose and passion is to offer a professional, SCDHEC permitted and Department of Agriculture approved kitchen for rent where chefs, bakers, and maker entrepreneurs can launch and grow your business.
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Society Hall

Society Hall is a facility specifically renovated to house purpose-driven companies whose main purpose is to impact society in a meaningful way. Up&Up is proud to be the anchor tenant of this remarkable new facility. The West End continues to thrive & grow.
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Bellamore

Bellamore has created a smarter way for local, independent, start-up and remote businesses to operate day to day. Our space was built in 2020 and designed to create a professional space for you, your co-workers and clients to be productive.
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City government office in Greenville, South Carolina

City of Greenville
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Greenville Area Development Corp (GADC)

The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC) is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of Greenville County, SC. Since its founding by Greenville County Council in 2001, GADC efforts have resulted in the creation of over 31,000 new jobs.
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SC Department of Commerce

From assisting with the location of new sites and buildings to offering grants for community development and infrastructure improvement, the South Carolina Department of Commerce is here to help grow new and existing businesses. SC Commerce promotes econo
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Upstate Alliance

Come discover what BMW, Michelin, Fuji, GE Power, and more than 2,000 other engineering and manufacturing companies already know. Upstate South Carolina is what a competitive advantage looks like. Home to more than 520 international companies,
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Godshall Staffing

Based in Greenville, SC, Godshall’s experts in professional staffing and recruiting will find your right fit every time.
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Find Great People

Find Great People offers staffing, search and consulting with one focus: great people. FGP is one of the best recruiting firms in SC and TN.
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HTI Employment Solutions

HTI began as a professional technical staffing agency, and this remains at our core. HTI has been helping unite job seekers with employers throughout the Southeast, providing staffing services for professional-level positions as well as temporary placemen
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Visit Greenville SC

Planning your trip to Greenville, SC? Explore hotels, restaurants, shopping and things to do while you are here.
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Clemson University

Clemson University is a leading public research institution located in Upstate South Carolina. Here, researchers create solutions that change the world.
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CU-ICAR

CU-ICAR
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Furman University

Furman University is a private liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina. Founded in 1826 and named for the clergyman Richard Furman, Furman University is the oldest private institution of higher learning in South Carolina.
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Greenville Tech

Greenville Technical College transforms students' lives and helps our community thrive by providing a world-class, affordable education to students.
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Bob Jones University

Bob Jones University is a private, non-denominational evangelical university in Greenville, South Carolina. It is known for its conservative cultural and religious positions.
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North Greenville University

North Greenville University is private Baptist university in Tigerville, South Carolina. It is associated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Wofford College

Wofford College is a private liberal arts college in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It was founded in 1854. The historic 175-acre campus is a national arboretum and one of the few four-year institutions in the southeastern
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University of SC Upstate

The USC Upstate Spartans are the seventeen sports teams representing the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, South Carolina in intercollegiate athletics.
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Liberal arts college in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Converse College
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Limestone College

Established in 1845, Limestone University is an accredited, independent, liberal arts college located in Gaffney, South Carolina
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Lander University

Lander University is a public university in Greenwood, South Carolina. It is the state's second-smallest publicly funded baccalaureate institution.
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ReWa

Since 1925, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has been committed to enhancing our community’s quality of life by transforming wastewater into renewable resources through responsible and innovative solutions. ReWa has nine water resource recovery facilities
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SC BIO

A statewide, not-for-profit, public/private life sciences industry association and economic development organization formed to actively promote, build, support, expand, and convene South Carolina's life sciences industry.
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South Carolina Technology and Aviation Center (SCTAC)

SCTAC is the Southeast's Only Business Park Dedicated to Serving the Dynamic Needs of Automotive, Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing.
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SC Manufacturers Alliance/ Automotive Council

The South Carolina Automotive Council is a Council of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) connecting South Carolina’s automotive industry. Driven by SCMA’s automotive members – from Original Equipment Makers to all levels of the supply chain
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