Resource Partners

The road to startup success doesn’t have to be a lonely one. StartupGVL resource partners can help founders every step of the way. From accelerators and training programs to networking and venture capital, Greenville has professional resources for all stages of growth.

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


Furman University, a private liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina, is the oldest private institution of higher learning in the state. The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, one of Furman’s programs that help develop entrepreneurs, provides entrepreneurs with the resources and support they need to launch and grow their own businesses.


CU-ICAR, or Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, is a 250-acre automotive and motorsports research campus in Greenville, South Carolina. It is home to the nation’s only graduate Department of Automotive Engineering, where over 200 students are pursuing Master of Science and/or Ph. D. degrees in Automotive Engineering. CU-ICAR also houses 17 resident partners, multiple research laboratories, and event spaces.


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


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.


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.