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SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
John Warner

John Warner Credit Concepts to Companies 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...

SC Insurer Named a "Best" Employer

June 14, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
David Cote

Our next guest’s company was recently named by Forbes magazine as one of the 500 best employers in the country. He says the key to their employee success is the company’s cultural compass that points in all directions. Mike Switzer interviews David Cote, a vice president...

Automating Your Government Experience With Chatbots

June 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bratton Riley

Bratton Riley Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio These days, when you’re visiting a new website, a chat box will often pop up and ask if you need help. And you may not even be aware that many times these are automated and are known as chatbots. Our next guest believes that...

USC Professor Helping to Develop Nanoblood

June 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Chris Robinson

Imagine being able to store red blood cells as a bottle of powder on a shelf, not needing any refrigeration or for those who need regular transfusions, being able to receive one through a simple injection into the upper arm, like a shot. Our next guest is a University of...

Could Clouds be Appearing in Our Blue Sky Economy?

June 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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The last time we spoke to our next guest, about three months ago, he said he believed that our country’s economy seemed to be waking up from a long period of sleepwalking. Well, we’re almost to the midpoint of the year and interest rates are rising, construction activity is...

Busy Time at SC Ports

June 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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As the economy has been improving over the past several years, our state’s ports authority has been quietly setting new records for container volume while at the same time, continuing its efforts to deepen Charleston Harbor to accommodate the bigger, new Panamax ships which...

Clemson Research Leads to Award-Winning Device

May 31, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Don Medlin

It’s becoming more commonplace to hear about entrepreneurial ventures springing from our state’s research universities. And they’re getting more interesting, too. For example, through a collaboration with Clemson University’s physics and astronomy department, our next guest...

Finding Jobs for the Disabled

May 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Kimberly Tissot

Despite the workforce shortages we continue to hear about across a variety of industries, our next guest says that there are hundreds of thousands of untapped employees right here in South Carolina: people with disabilities. A group which, in South Carolina, happens to have...

529 Plans Not Just for College Anymore

May 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Back when I was working in the financial services industry, parents and grandparents saved for children’s college costs mostly through Uniformed Gifts to Minors accounts which could be used for anything, not just college. However, the money legally belonged to the child...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

May 28, 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.

Planning Grocery Stores

May 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
David Beitz

When we last interviewed our next guest, he and his partner had just started a geographics company. Since then, they discovered a need for a specialized version of their data in the grocery industry. Mike Switzer interviews David Beitz with Beitz and Daigh in Columbia, SC.

Brewing Up Profits in Florence, SC

May 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Travis Knowles

With certain changes in our state’s beer industry laws over the past few years, more and more former home-brewers are venturing out and starting full-fledged breweries. And the latest that we have learned about is a partnership between five such individuals in the Pee Dee...

The Upside of Filmmaking in SC

May 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Emily and Chris White

For the past several years, our next guests have been working in the trenches of our state’s independent film industry and they say they continue to be amazed how few people are aware of South Carolina’s film incentives that exist to spur the growth of this sector of our...

Adult Children and Your Money

May 15, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
South Carolina Business Review logo

While our next guest agrees that the number one uncomfortable topic for discussion with our children is the “birds and the bees”, he says a close second is talking to your adult children about money. Which is why he brought with him today some tips on this topic. Mike...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

May 14, 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.

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