Business

Preventing Child Abuse Has Multiple Benefits

April 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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You may be aware that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, but what you may not know is that the cost of child abuse and neglect is estimated to be at least $1 billion in our state alone. Our next guest says that this issue is something the business community should pay...

SC Commerce Continues "Premium" Growth

April 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Bobby Hitt

According to "Area Development" magazine, our state consistently ranks as one of the top five states to do business in the nation. Maybe that’s why new business and expansion announcements seem to be released by our commerce department almost weekly. Mike Switzer interviews...

Innovation Summit Coming to Charleston

April 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Dirk Brown

Our state’s colleges and universities continue to grow their support for our entrepreneurial community through the development of new programs, degrees, conferences and more. Our next guest’s institution has been on the forefront of this movement for quite some time. Mike...

Local Prognosticator Not Concerned With Market Volatility

April 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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After an unusual two-year period of calm in the stock market, 2018 has seen a return to volatility. Our next guest says that as a result, he has a lot of investors asking where do we go from here. Mike Switzer interviews Doug English, a certified financial planner with ACT...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

April 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Vocation Rehab Partnering with Businesses to Help Students With Jobs

April 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Daniel Broucek and Jessica Pooser.

Daniel Broucek and Jessica Pooser. Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Most people know our guests’ state agency through their efforts to help dislocated employees learn new skills. But you may not know that that they also work with our schools to help students be better...

Lowcountry Firm Using 3D Printing to Help Amputees

April 11, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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SC Launch, the entrepreneurial program from SCRA, recently decided to invest in our next guest’s company because of their unique way of helping lower limb amputees with prosthetics through 3-D printing, Mike Switzer interviews Barry Hand, co-founder and CEO of Extremiti3D...

The Early Outlook for Our State's Economy

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joey Von Nessen

The US economy continues to experience healthy gains as we move into the 2nd quarter of 2018. Employment and wage growth have been stronger and in South Carolina, GDP growth is currently outpacing the national average. Yet our next guest warns that new tariffs, a volatile...

Marlboro County Economic Development

April 9, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Marlboro County Courthouse

Located in northeastern South Carolina, Marlboro County Economic Development Partnership works with businesses and industries to create the best work environment. Bennetsville, the county seat, is centrally located within the Carolinas with access to interstate, rail and...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

April 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder and CEO of Swampfox , an entrepreneur-centric social media company, based in Greenville, S.C.

Oyster Conservation Launches New Business

April 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Casey Davidson

As coastal populations increase, a greater strain is put on the marine ecosystem which can cause more habitat and species to be lost each year because of poor water quality. But our next guest says that if we just had more oysters out there, their toxin-filtering ability...

New Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program Begins in SC

April 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Agriculture is big business in our state and our next guest’s state agency wants to make it even bigger. That’s why they’ve launched a brand new entrepreneurship program. Mike Switzer interviews Jack Shuler, executive director of the Agribusiness Center for Research and...

Celebrating SC's Cultural and Ethnic Diversity

April 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Raj Aluri

You are probably already aware that we live in a diverse, multicultural state. And once a year, businesses, organizations, and individuals come together in the Midlands to celebrate the music, culture, food and performing arts of the various cultures, nationalities, races...

Union County Development

April 3, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Union County Development

Union County is easily counted as a prized location for industry, boasting easy access to area interstates, an ethical workforce, and available land with incentives. With a quaint downtown area, Union offers a superior quality of life with a rich and culturally diverse...

Has the Investment Tide Turned Toward High Risk?

April 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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One day this past February, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped over 1500 points and has seen some fairly volatile days since then. Our next guest says he believes this is a sign that after many years of growth, the tide has turned and that there currently exists much...

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