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South Carolina Department of Commerce Awards $2.4 million in Innovation Grants

By Jennifer Cobb

In its inaugural round of innovation-related grants, the South Carolina Department of Commerce is awarding $2.4 million in grant funds to 14 organizations across the state to further high-tech and entrepreneurial economic development. The 14 organizations are as follows: Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation, Charleston – CODEcamp College of Charleston, Charleston - I-CAT Don Ryan Center for Innovation, Bluffton Duke Energy Center for Innovation, Hartsville Faber Entrepreneurship Center, Columbia - High-Impact Consortium Grand Strand Technology Council, Myrtle Beach - Grand Strand Startup Initiative (GSSI) Greenville Chamber, Greenville -...

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Registration Open for June 11 Connections 2014

By Jennifer Cobb

Registration for the second Connections event, Connections 2014, being held June 11 in Columbia, is now open. Event hosts IT-oLogy and Connect South Carolina will share advances in hardware, software, infrastructure, and processes across a variety of industries and highlight efforts to increase broadband access, adoption, and use. Garima Prasai, chief evangelist for the IBM Watson Group, has been confirmed as the event’s first presenter.  Garima joined IBM in June 2013 and has been involved in the launch efforts of Watson’s first commercial product offering, Watson Engagement Advisor, and has been involved in market development and...

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