SCRA and SC Launch help entrepreneurs grow the Innovation Economy in South Carolina. Our team mentors innovative companies and fills the funding gap through loans and grant matching.
SCRA also builds and manages Innovation Centers - labs, offices and manufacturing facilities where research is conducted and new technologies are commercialized.
Graduate Company based in Greenville, SCTheir Story
Portfolio Company based in North Charleston, SCTheir Story
Portfolio Company based in Lake City, SCTheir Story
ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPANY GROWTH
South Carolina-based entrepreneurial start-up companies turn to SC Launch for guidance in the development of their business plans and access to a network of business services providers.
Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO
TerraStride has two product lines that use their proprietary mapping technology to help people enjoy, manage and market land.
Mark Mauhar, President and CEO
Carbon Conversions offers recycling solutions to companies that need to dispose of excess carbon form decommissioned parts.
The federal government issues SBIR/STTR grants to help small and emerging companies bring innovative technologies to market. SC Launch matches these grants to SC-based companies.
COMMERCIALIZING ACADEMIC RESEARCH
SC Launch supports the formation of companies based on intellectual property derived from research at academic institutions.
SCRA builds and manages offices, labs and manufacturing facilities where research generates useful technologies and entrepreneurs form companies.