UofSC McNair Institute for Entrepreneurism & Free Enterprise

The McNair Institute for Entrepreneurism and Free Enterprise promotes scholarly activity, educates students about the role of free enterprise and entrepreneurship in enhancing economic growth, and encourages students to contribute and participate through entrepreneurism in creating a better America. Its programs include the annual McNair Entrepreneurism Showcase, on-campus Entrepreneurship &…

Women’s Business Center at Benedict College

The Women’s Business Center at Benedict College, just the second in the country located at an HBCU, offers services on a statewide basis to women looking to start or grow small businesses. It provides business coaching, one-on-one counseling and access to capital; its focus on women and minority businesses supports…

GrowCo

A laser-focused mission: GrowCo is a collaborative partnership focused on sparking an explosion of entrepreneurial activity in Columbia, SC. GrowCo provides the community, mentorship programs, visibility, access to talent, and access to venture capital that high-impact, high-growth companies need to thrive and change the world.