Marina Ziehe

Q&A | A Conversation with Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO of TerraStride Inc.

July 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Lanford Holloway, Founder and CEO of TerraStride Inc.

Founded in 2012, TerraStride is a company based in Columbia, S.C. TerraStride designs and produces map-based software for high-value niche markets. They currently have two distinct product lines: TerraStride Pro, a land brokerage software, and HuntStand, a next generation...

Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

July 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Richland Public Library Hosts Youth Business Camp

Every year the Richland Public Library in Columbia, South Carolina, hosts the Youth Business Camp. This free camp is open to rising 6th-12th graders who have an interest in entrepreneurship, business and finance. The workshop is a partnership between Palmetto Citizens...

TWITTER CHAT | Entrepreneur & Innovator Gregory Hilton Talks Startups

July 14, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Twitter Chat poster

Twitter Chat hosted by @Carolina_Money with featured guest and entrepreneur Gregory Hilton, on July 21, 2015 at 7pm ET: https://storify.com/SCETV/twitter-chat-ceo-hal-turner-on-entrepreneurship-bu

Q&A | Blake DuBose, Owner of DuBose Web Group

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Blake DuBose, Owner of DuBose Web Group

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Blake DuBose graduated from Newberry College’s Schools of Business and Psychology and is president of DuBose Web Group . In 2007, father-son team Mike and Blake DuBose partnered to form DuBose Web Group , a full-service, turnkey website design and...

Seen and Heard at State House Flag Rally: June 23

June 23, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Marina Ziehe
Flag

Several people protested in front of the South Carolina State House yesterday, June 23, asking for the removal of the Confederate battle flag. Senators and leaders, including Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, joined the push to remove the flag. “Take it down now,” said...

Q&A | A Conversation with Mike DuBose, Business Owner

June 16, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
 Mike DuBose, Business Owner

Mike DuBose was born into a family with an entrepreneurial streak dating back to the early 1900s. Despite a potential genetic predisposition to lead, however, DuBose’s family never directly taught him how to start, manage, or own a business. He earned his knowledge through...

Q&A | Anthony Ambler, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at USC

June 10, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Anthony Ambler, Dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at USC

A native of the United Kingdom, Dr. Anthony Ambler is the dean of the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina . Ambler has earned his undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and...

The Success Story of Sara Oswald, from Midlands Tech to Harvard University

May 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Sara Oswaldo smiling at the camera

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Once upon a time there was a girl who lived in Blythewood, South Carolina. Daughter of a farmer and granddaughter of a well driller, she never imagined herself having an office in the same college that would pave the way for her future career. Sara Oswald...

Q&A | A Conversation with Edson Munekata, Owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

May 26, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Edson Munekata, Owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

Photo courtesy of Edson Munekata COLUMBIA, S.C. – Edson Munekata is the owner of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse , located in the heart of Downtown Columbia. The restaurant is an authentic “Churrascaria,” a place where meat is cooked in “churrasco” style, which translates...

Former "Shark Tank" Contestant is Revolutionizing the Bow Tie with Beaux Up

May 21, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owner of Beaux Up looking at the camera wearing a bow tie

Jake Johnson is an eleventh grader at River Bluff High School in Lexington, S.C., but he has been involved in business from a much earlier age. At age 8, he and his sisters came up with the idea for Flipoutz, a silicone bracelet that holds coins that kids can trade and...

Q&A | Nelson Lindsay Talks International Growth in Richland County

May 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Nelson Lindsay

As Richland County continues to thrive and develop as a hub for innovations in science, technology, education, and research, recruiting international business to the County—and to South Carolina as a whole—continues to be a top priority for state and city leaders. Nelson...

Karen Ayala Shares Lessons Learned as Owner of Local Business, Moda y Arte

May 15, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Ayala customizing shorts

Karen Ayala loves thinking of new ways of doing something. Originally from Miami, Ayala has been living in Lexington, S.C., for 13 years. She started her business, Moda y Arte , in 2012, while selling handmade and reworked jeans shorts. “I had a pair of shorts that no...

Meet Mike Meyers, CEO and Co-Founder of Local Start-up, Tradeversity

May 6, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Mike Meyers looking at the camera

“Leadership isn’t something where you go out and say, ‘I am a leader.’ It’s who you are on a daily basis and how you handle yourself.” The University of South Carolina alumnus, Mike Meyers, certainly has a lot to share about his experience running his startup company...

Q&A | A Conversation with Fuel Cell Collaborative Leaders

May 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Fuel Cell

Picture: Portable power unit demonstrated at numerous sites in Columbia, S.C. The Fuel Cell Collaborative is a consortium of organizations, including the University of South Carolina, the Savannah River National Lab, the City of Columbia, EngenuitySC, SCRA, and Midlands...

2015 TEDxYouth@ColumbiaSC Inspires Local Teens

April 20, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Presenter at TEDxYouth event

South Carolina’s conference by youth, for youth is organized by a group of 20 teens that brings the TED Talks experience to a local level. Over the course of one day, South Carolina high schoolers and speakers from around the world give talks around the power of ideas...

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