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Crowdfunding Startup Helps Professional Athletes and Fans to Fund Charities

August 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Picture of Corey Jackson playing football

Corey Jackson is a former NFL athlete and the founder of an early-stage tech startup here in Columbia, South Carolina. The name of his company is FundMyPro . FundMyPro makes it possible for professional athletes to collaborate with fans to positively impact communities all...

Family Owned Business, Cromer's P-Nuts, Celebrates its 80th Anniversary with “80 for 80” Campaign

July 31, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owner of Cromer's P-Nuts looking to the camera

For 79 years, Cromer's P-Nuts has been taking customers back to their childhood by selling delicious candies, peanuts, popcorn, candy apples, cotton candy and more. In August of this year, the business will celebrate its 80th anniversary, so they decided to do something...

Q&A | A Conversation with Trey Gordner, CEO of Koios

July 29, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Koios Group

Koios is a Columbia startup dedicated to saving users money on books by searching libraries for the availability of books a person has looked up online. Carolina Money talked with CEO Trey Gordner to find out more about the startup. Q: Could you let us know a little bit...

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...

Q&A| A Conversation With Andrew Askins, CEO of Krit

June 23, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Krit Team

Krit is a team of developers and designers who work together to help freelancers to work with clients. The team is working to develop software tools that freelancers can use so that they can spend more time doing their jobs and less time focusing on other details. Carolina...

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...

Q&A | A Conversation with the 52inc Team, Startup

May 26, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
52inc Team, Startup

52Inc is an app-development company based in Columbia, S.C. Their focus is quality custom apps on a deadline. Carolina Money contacted co-founders Brendan Lee and Christopher Thibault to find out more about what 52Inc has to offer to businesses in the Richland and Lexington...

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...

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