Business

Innovation Summit Coming to Charleston

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.

Local Prognosticator Not Concerned With Market Volatility

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 Advisors in Greenville and Charleston, SC and frequent market prognosticator on this program.

Vocation Rehab Partnering with Businesses to Help Students With Jobs

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 prepared for the workforce.

Lowcountry Firm Using 3D Printing to Help Amputees

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, in John’s Island, SC.

The Early Outlook for Our State's Economy

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 stock market, a shortage of skilled workers, and the prospects of higher inflation have the potential to rock the boat. What should we expect for our state and the nation as we head towards the summer months?

Marlboro County Economic Development

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 port.

Oyster Conservation Launches New Business

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 would be a big help.  So he started an oyster knife company with a goal of doing just that.

Mike Switzer interviews Casey Davidson, founder of Toadfish Outfitters in Charleston, SC.

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