small business

FREE SHOP Information Sessions, Chester and Lancaster Counties

Small businesses in Chester and Lancaster counties have a special opportunity on January 7, 2015 to hear from an expert on health insurance options available to them and their employees through the federal health insurance marketplace. The sessions are scheduled for: 12:00 p.m. – Native American Studies Center 5:30 p.m.…

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. “There is a growing demand for small…

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…

Nation’s small business owners split on whether the government should shut down

By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post Published: September 27 | Updated: Monday, September 30, 6:00 AM Down to the final days of the nation’s current spending plan, with negotiations over a new one at a standstill, nearly half of small business owners are in favor of shutting the government down, according to a new poll. Researchers…

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…