The Charleston region provides an extensive network of support and resources for both startups and established companies. A spirit of collaboration sets Charleston’s business community apart. It’s welcoming. We want you to succeed. Our leaders are always willing to collaborate, contemplate, cooperate and are committed to pushing the region forward.
With a collaborative creative community, supportive entrepreneurial network, skilled talent pool, numerous colleges, startup incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, code education programs/camps, tech conferences, meetups and user groups, Charleston offers the ideal environment for entrepreneurs to thrive in a metro that consistently tops the World’s Best Cities lists.
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Nurtures and promotes the area’s knowledge economy by fostering a business, physical and social environment where technology companies can succeed. Support includes: incubation facilities, talent development, capital resources, and community events.
Located in Mount Pleasant near the Ravenel Bridge, it offers a variety of office spaces and business services for startups and established companies looking to minimize overhead.
Offers a 14-week business accelerator program that introduces entrepreneurs to high impact business concepts during an intense curriculum led by successful mentors. Offers four locations throughout the region for work space and conference services, and an array of events, retreats and forums.
A coworking space and technology hub located in Mt. Pleasant, SC. It's a community built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs to work on their businesses, learn new ideas, mentor one another, and grow to the next level.
Newest development located on Charleston’s upper peninsula. 8400 sqft available in a partnership between BoomTown and the Harbor Entrepreneur Center. Offers access to food hall, yoga studio, brew pub, and other amenities under development.
SCRA Applied Technologies Center in Summerville is a 10-acre location situated at Exit 199 off I-26. It offers flexible, modular office configurations, 24/7 security monitoring, administrative assistance, network access, parking, and meeting rooms.
Located in Charleston, the fund seeks new leaders of innovation in the Southeastern U.S., investing in a variety of sectors, including technology, consumer products & services, healthcare, industrial & materials technologies, and cleantech.
The Southeast U.S.’s interactive festival held annually in Charleston. 200+ presenters, 650 companies, and 5000+ attendees explore technology, entrepreneurship, media, marketing, and culture. Includes Conference, Show, DemoDay, HackCharleston, Wild Pitch, Shindigs and more.
A tech talent attraction campaign and website where tech professionals share all that’s amazing about working in Charleston. It’s a place to find your spot, make a connection, and land the tech job that fits you best.
Local Chapter of Google for Entrepreneurs’ global initiative. Educates, inspires and connects entrepreneurs during monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors.
"Charleston has provided my startup with mentoring, seed capital, and affordable office space that allowed my entrepreneurial dreams to become reality. In order to grow the entrepreneurial community, we must not overlook or underestimate the next generation of entrepreneurs."