SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce

Health insurance industry targets Charleston’s hospitality workers during Obamacare launch

October 9, 2013 By Corey Hutchins | Charleston City Paper Nick Johnson is a 33-year-old Folly Beach bartender who hasn’t had health insurance since he was 18. He also hasn’t seen the inside of a hospital or a doctor’s office for more than a decade, but two weeks ago he injured…

Climate costs rise like sea levels with delayed action on climate change

September 18, 2013 By Sandra Bridges | The Hill’s Congress Blog Many of the readers have visited Charleston’s Market, just a couple blocks from the harbor, where my business is located.  Tourism is our lifeblood as it is for our city.  So when our low-lying area of Charleston is flooded…

Small Business Chamber joins financing source

August 9, 2013 Columbia Star 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. The portal allows S.C. businesses to seek capital through donation crowd-funding, which involves asking the public to make donations toward…

Less Than 50 Staffers? Your Four Main Obamacare Options

August 7, 2013 By Dinah Wisenberg Brin | Entrepreneur Small businesses with fewer than 50 full-time employees — or the equivalent — as defined by the U.S. Affordable Care Act may wonder what they should do to prepare for employee open enrollment on the new healthcare exchanges this October. If you’re among those…

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…

Internships.com Another New Benefit for Members and it’s Free!

Do you need an intern for your business? Don’t wait any longer! Now is the time to post your internship opportunities. It’s no secret that internships have become an invaluable way for businesses to recruit top student talent while providing an extended evaluation period for prospective entry-level employees. Now, South Carolina Small…

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…

Say goodbye to expensive deductibles and co-pays. Say hello to affordable healthcare.

New Membership Benefit Even with the Affordable Care Act, which should make health insurance more affordable, you will still have to pay deductibles and co-pays every time you go to a doctor or hospital. The average American family with insurance will continue every year to pay thousands of dollars out-of-pocket…

Free Social and Environmental Impact Assessment

Being profitable is an essential part of any successful business.  However, small business owners are also concerned about their local communities, employees and environment. The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with B Lab to provide our members the B Impact Assessment, a free tool to assess, compare and…