South Carolina traditionally has struggled to garner as much venture capital as densely urban, high-tech areas, such as Austin, Boston, New York City or Silicon Valley.
But one Silicon Valley investor has taken notice of Greenville, and a few Palmetto State startups have attracted capital recently.
–GSA Business, Venture capitalists take a peek at S.C.
South Carolina is attracting capital, and we’re incredibly excited to be on the front lines.
GSA Business, a local publication, also says that in order to attract more capital, _“Companies and regions can up their chances of securing out-of-state venture capital. Regions need to focus on creating technology hubs, such as Charleston’s Digital Corridor or Greenville’s manufacturing hub of international companies.”
“The regions also need to cultivate a skilled workforce, business community support and quality of life,” venture capital executives said._
The Iron Yard is doing just that, and we’ve got exciting news around the corner. Stay tuned.