Charleston’s Tech Fest Gains Traction

Photo credit | David Frantz This month marked the second year of the Southeast’s first and only interactive tech event, DIG SOUTH in Charleston | South Carolina | USA. The five-day festival welcomed 650 companies this year, including A-list presenters from Facebook, BuzzFeed, TIME, Billboard, LinkedIn, Kickstarter and more. Officially born on July 4, 2012, […]

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Southern Spirits (and Craft Beer) on the Rise in Charleston | SC | USA

Photo Credit | Chrys Rynearson and CHSbeer.org The Charleston region is home to innovative products, savvy startups, record-setting structures and some of the best food in America—but did you know the region is now also becoming a cluster for more “spirited” products? Charleston’s spirits and craft beer culture may have gotten its official start in […]

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Top 10 Charleston Moments That Made 2013

As this year comes to a close, we’d like to take a look back at a significant year of economic growth, industry expansions, and notable rankings for our region. In case you weren’t able to catch all the great news from 2013, here’s a recap of the Charleston region’s ten most memorable moments: Soaring to […]

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Charleston | South Carolina | USA at the Forefront of Global Energy Testing

Yesterday, the Charleston region officially became home to the world’s most advanced drivetrain testing facility, and the first-of-its-kind smart grid simulator. Dubbed the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center, this state-of-the-art research center will play a big role in shaping the world’s energy future. More than 1,000 people came to witness yesterday’s official dedication of this game-changing […]

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Made in the Lowcountry

Charleston |South Carolina | USA has been dubbed the “World’s Best City,” for our quality of place and culture, and “Silicon Harbor”, for our burgeoning tech scene. But did you also know that we’re a manufacturing hot bed as well? Here are just some of the innovative products crafted in the Lowcountry: Airplanes—The Charleston region […]

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Climbing the Ranks: 15 Charleston Companies Make Inc. 500/5000

Charleston-based companies have earned prime spots once again on the Inc. 500/5000 list, the definitive annual ranking of America’s fastest growing companies based on revenue growth. From software to manufacturing, the businesses showcased on the list represent a wide range of industries in our region. Here are just a few of the Lowcountry companies that got […]

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Charleston | South Carolina | USA: In the Driver’s Seat

Since 2011, South Carolina’s auto industry has attracted over $5 billion in capital investment and created nearly 8,000 related jobs. The Charleston region, with its heavy concentration of engineering talent, deepwater port, and strategic location along the eastern seaboard, is establishing itself as a major contributor to the Southeast’s rapidly expanding auto sector. The Charleston […]

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List Love for Charleston

This summer season isn’t the only thing that’s hot, these days it seems the Charleston region is topping lists left and right. Case in point:   This month, Charleston claimed the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards 2013” for the Top 10 Cities in the U.S. and Canada, edging outmajor metros […]

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