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Estate Planning for Your Digital Assets

June 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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We’ve talked frequently on this program of the need for an estate plan. However, in this increasingly digital world the definition of an estate is expanding. Think about your online accounts including banking, Facebook, email, and your Bitcoins! What happens to these...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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 Greenville, S...

Federal Grant Workshops for Tech Entrepreneurs

June 21, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Laura Corder

If there is any group of entrepreneurs that is not only hungry for capital but also having a hard time finding some, it’s early-stage start-ups. If you’re one of these, you won’t want to change your radio dial right now because our next guest is going to tell us about a...

9th Annual Made in the South Awards Accepting Entries

June 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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If you are a Southern artisan or business with a unique locally made product, you might want to know that a national magazine based in our state goes out of their way to highlight these products each year through their Made in the South awards program. And the deadline for...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

June 18, 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.

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.

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