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Greenville film house the 1st campaign for S.C. crowd funding website

January 9, 2014  GSA Business By Ashley Boncimino  South Carolina’s first state-exclusive crowd funding website SCCrowdfund.com locked in its first campaign, rallying around local entrepreneur Daryn Zongrone and her business plan for Greenville’s first indie-movie theater, The Film House. SCCrowdFund.com is a portal that gives businesses and nonprofits access to capital through crowd…

Businesses Lead on Sea Level Rise and Climate Change

December 2nd, 2013 › Clean Energy, Climate Action › Chris Carnevale › This post is part four of a blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and…

SEC to throw open the doors to everyman investing

On the heels of our launch last week of SCcrowdfund.com, which will allow businesses and non-profits to post their business ideas and projects on a public online portal to encourage people to donate (donation crowdfunding) or invest (private placement investment for those with high incomes), more good news is expected…

New website is like Kickstarter for SC businesses

WCIV-TV October 16, 2013 COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) – A new website is helping small businesses in South Carolina raise capital through crowdfunding and investments. The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday began taking applications for its two new web portals. “There is a growing demand for small…

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…

City Wants Help Planning Vista’s Future

October 9, 2013 By Eva Moore | Free Times Often cited as one of the city’s revitalization successes, the Congaree Vista used to be a run-down, dangerous warehouse district. After 20 years of streetscaping, utility improvements and public and private investment, it’s filled with restaurants, upscale shops and art galleries. But…