Extensive Military Talent
High-tech systems and installations developed by the U.S. military often find a home in private industry. As such, Charleston sustains strong, innovative software development and information technology industries, and a talent pool of 18,000+ ex-military, civilian and government employees, many with high-level security clearances.
Charleston offers a host of advanced computer science, engineering degrees, and coding programs for talent to continue growing their skills. We are nurturing innovation and addressing skills gaps with 40,000+ students enrolled in area colleges and universities. And our world-class lifestyle ensures we can successfully recruit the talent companies need to succeed.
Resources & Support
A spirit of collaboration sets Charleston’s tech community apart. It’s welcoming. We want you to succeed. Our top tech leaders are always willing to collaborate, contemplate, cooperate and are committed to pushing the industry forward. Charleston offers an extensive network of support and resources for both startups and established companies.