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.
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.
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
Our mission is to lead, convene and mobilize the business community to drive regional economic growth.
GREER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce · Championing Economic Prosperity for our members and the greater Greer community.
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.
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.
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.
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
UPSTATE LGBT+ CHAMBER
The Upstate SC LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce imagines a world where vibrant, successful LGBT+ businesses and professionals thrive at every level.
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.
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.
THE PLATFORM AT GREER
The Platform at Greer Business Summit is a curated experience designed to bring business owners, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders together.
Village Launch is a nonprofit organization that supports entrepreneurs. They provide education, mentorship, and market access for minority and women-owned startups. Village Launch also offers personal and business financial training for emerging entrepreneurs.
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.
CLEMSON MBA 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
FURMAN INSTITUTE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION
Developing innovative and entrepreneurially-minded leaders who are equipped to transform our communities and world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A shared workspace and community center in Poe Mill. Coworking, kitchen coworking, events, and local food. A space to support and showcase growth.
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.
Nectar Community is two communities in ONE! We have a physical location in Greenville, SC, as well as a worldwide online community!
NEXT's goal has been to connect innovative entrepreneurs to a rich network of support and to provide education and opportunities for growth. Sydney Cooke, Startup Community Engagement Manager | email@example.com
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
Designated Work Station, High-Speed Internet, Full Kitchen Access, Shared Conference Room, Parking, Private Phone Booth, Coffee Partnership With Bridge City
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Clemson University is a leading public research institution located in Upstate South Carolina. Here, researchers create solutions that change the world.
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.
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.
Greenville Technical College transforms students' lives and helps our community thrive by providing a world-class, affordable education to students.
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.
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.
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
VentureSouth is an early-stage venture firm that provides capital and expertise to Southeastern startups through our angel investment network and funds.
Tech is growing in South Carolina and #StartupGVL is producing the talent. Build Carolina is a #greenvillesc based non-profit educating a tech-based workforce.
Upstate Warrior Solution
The Upstate Warrior Solution seeks to connect veterans and their family members to resources and opportunities, lead them through the process of self-empowerment, and inspire the community to embrace local warriors and their family members as valued neighbors and friends. The group's Entrepreneurship Program seeks to create a resource-rich environment where veteran entrepreneurs have the resources they need to start, grow, and thrive in their business goals.