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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Southeast’s First Tech Festival Coming to Charleston

Let the countdown begin—this April 12-14 the first and only event celebrating the Southeast’s burgeoning tech scene,  DIG SOUTH Festival, will be launched here in the Charleston region. The three-day conference lineup will feature leading voices from Facebook, Twitter, Coca-Cola, AOL Ventures alongside Charleston’s very own TwitPic, Blackbaud and PeopleMatter, BlueIon, Benefitfocus, SPARC and more. […]

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Charleston Ranks in Top 10 for U.S. Job Recovery and Economic Growth

The reports are in and it’s official: Charleston is a top ten metro for job recovery and economic growth, according to the latest reports from The Milken Institute and The Brookings Institution. Stacked up against technology hub rock stars Silicon Valley, Austin and Raleigh, the Charleston region ranked 4th in the country for high-tech industry […]

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Survey Shows Charleston’s Tech Talent

  No doubt about it. Technology companies are red hot in Charleston, South Carolina. In the 2012 Wage and Growth Survey recently released by the Charleston Digital Corridor, a remarkable 100% of the corridor’s participating companies reported job additions and 73% anticipated continuing to hire throughout the year. Equally important, the survey found that the […]

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