COLUMBIA, S.C. – DeepBD, a developer and operator of artificial intelligence platforms, today announced new operations in Charleston County. The company’s $1.6 million investment is projected to create 30 new jobs.
DeepBD’s technology is a comprehensive software system for the acquisition, absorption and curation of large-scale datasets integrated with data analytics, using the latest advancements in artificial intelligence. The company’s platform uses cutting-edge technology to remove physical computing limitations, allowing DeepBD to inspect and analyze vast amounts of data as it is collected.
The company has established its offices at the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) / Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Innovation Center, located at 645 Meeting Street in Charleston, S.C. Hiring for the new positions is already underway, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online for more information.
“Our decision to relocate all technical development to Charleston, S.C. was an easy one thanks to the tremendous support we have received from the great people at the Charleston Regional Development Alliance, SCRA, Charleston County and many others. DeepBD greatly appreciates the support it continues to receive from everyone in the state of South Carolina. Our company is committed to being a great partner to support this incredible community and invest in the future of this great city and state.” –DeepBD, Inc. Chairman Patrick McCollum
“DeepBD is a welcome addition to our burgeoning tech economy in South Carolina. In a field where a company can locate anywhere in the world, their decision to locate operations in Charleston is proof that we’re succeeding in making South Carolina the best state in the nation to live, work and play. I wish them the best and look forward to watching them thrive in the Lowcountry.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“South Carolina is blazing a trail and remains at the very forefront of technological development, and today’s announcement by DeepBD is further proof of that. I congratulate this innovative company on their new operations and wish them years of success in Charleston County.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“DeepBD’s decision to locate in Charleston County is a great win for our community. It demonstrates how entrepreneurship, the tech skills and educational offerings available and the support we can provide our growing businesses, can combine to attract the brightest and most innovative companies. We wish them a long and successful presence in our county.” – Charleston County Council Chairman Victor Rawl
“DeepBD is a natural fit for the city of Charleston’s vibrant and growing tech sector. We wish the company great success in the years ahead, and appreciate the high-wage, high skill jobs it will bring to our area.” –Charleston Mayor John J. Tecklenburg
“DeepBD’s decision to locate in the Charleston region demonstrates that this global market offers the competitive advantages which innovative companies and entrepreneurs need to succeed – a highly-skilled talent pool, engaged education institutions, access to capital, a world-class lifestyle and the available space to locate or expand. Charleston is a robust and growing technology hub, offering tremendous opportunities for career mobility, and we look forward to DeepBD’s continued success and impact here.” – Charleston Regional Development Alliance Board Chair Robert Pratt
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About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State ranked No. 1 in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment on a per capita basis in 2018 – extending its streak of top three finishes since 2011. Additionally, in five of seven years, the state has won the Gold Shovel Award from Area Development magazine; and, in 2017, the state was recognized as Business Facilities’ State of the Year. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.
Adrienne R. Fairwell, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce