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New online portal opens for SC small businesses to access capital

SCcrowdfund.com South Carolina entrepreneurs and small business owners looking for capital to start or grow a business have a new opportunity.  The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce begins taking business applications today for its new donation crowdfunding and private placement investment portal found at SCcrowdfund.com. “There is a…

Could climate change affect small businesses?

Continuous News Desk, Carolina Live The American Sustainable Business Council, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Winyah Rivers Foundation held a press conference at Prince Resort Thursday to address the threat of rising seas to local communities and call for a state and federal response. Speakers addressed the…

SC Small Biz Chamber Partners for Crowd-Funding Option

August 3, 2013 WLTX.com Derry London Columbia, SC (WLTX) — The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce has joined with an online “crowd-funding” portal. The Mission Markets online crowd-funding portal, part of the American Sustainable Business Council (http://asbcouncil.org/,) called “Invest In A New Economy” will give in-state businesses and…

Mission Markets Partners with American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) andSouth Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) to Create OnlineCrowd Funding Portal for Local Businesses and Investors

July 31, 2013 Mission Markets Community Portals Will Enable the Small Business Networks of ASBC and SCSBCC to Have Accessto Equity and Donation-Based Crowd Financing and Support Sustainable Entrepreneurship NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mission Markets™, which operates a portal network for impact and sustainability investments, announced today the launch of an online…

S.C. businesses have new financing option

July 31, 2013 Staff Report| GSA Business The S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce has joined a Mission Markets online crowd-funding portal that gives businesses access to financing and donation-based investment resources. Chamber President Frank Knapp said the portal gives businesses and non-profits conducting a business enterprise another avenue to…

Blue Tape Marks Climate Change Risks for Coastal Businesses

Bloomberg Businessweek July 25, 2013 By John Tozzi Sandy Bridges, the owner of Palmetto Hammock in Charleston’s historic market district, is accustomed to flooding in her gift shop, so she keeps the floor clear of the hammocks, clothing, and tourist knick-knacks she sells. The 150-year-old building she occupies is two blocks…

Sea Level Rise Education Project

Today was big day for the South Carolina Small Business Chamber in our efforts to protect our small business tourism industry from the coming impact of rising seas due to climate change. This morning we rolled out our new sea level rise education project at a press event in Charleston. …

Sign the Climate Change Declaration Today

Sign the Climate Change Declaration today  http://asbcouncil.org/campaigns/sign-climate-change-declaration-today UnConflicted is the small business advocacy blog of Frank Knapp, Jr., President & CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. Visit our website to join, subscribe to our newsletter, or follow the issues affecting small businesses in SC: http://www.scsbc.org

Take Two Minutes to Speak up for Small Businesses Today

American Sustainable Business Council supporters –  The fiscal showdown over the Bush-era tax cuts continues in Congress… and defenders of extra cuts for the top-tiers of incomes continue using lip service to small business as their leading excuse for opposing the tax cuts for the middle class. That’s not right.…