Press Release – GrowCo Welcomes Caroline Crowder as Executive Director

    GrowCo Welcomes Caroline Crowder as Executive Director Columbia, S.C, September 22, 2022 — GrowCo, the region’s only founder-first entrepreneur support organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Crowder as Executive Director, effective October 1st, 2022. Crowder will lead the day-to-day activities for GrowCo at the Boyd Community Innovation Center (BCIC) with […]

Press Release: GrowCo Partners with gener8tor to Launch Local Accelerator for Startups

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT Linda Janes gALPHA Columbia Director (907) 227-7303 linda@gener8tor.com GrowCo Partners with gener8tor to Launch Local Accelerator for Startups gALPHA Columbia Accelerator is now accepting applications for its inaugural cohort COLUMBIA, S.C. – GrowCo, where Columbia’s startups start, announced today the launch of the gALPHA Columbia Accelerator […]

Growth Summit Reaches New Heights With Backing From The South Carolina Department Of Commerce

Growth Summit Conference Ticket Site

Event hosted by GrowCo GrowCo has announced the Sixth Annual Growth Summit entrepreneurship conference to take place on November, 18th at Pastides Alumni Center (UofSC) in Columbia, South Carolina.  The Growth Summit is South Carolina’s up and coming boundary-breaking event for entrepreneurship and innovation, featuring a full-day+ of tactical, quality content and high-engagement experiences delivered […]

Building a Talent Pipeline & Finding the Right Talent

Finding top Tech Talent

In one of the panel discussions at this year’s Growth Summit, founders Tyler Robinson and Sandy McGuckin shared strategies on how to find the right tech talent in Columbia, SC, and build a talent pipeline. Tyler Robinson is the founder of Diesel Laptops, a company that designs diagnostic tools for diesel trucks. His company has […]

Entrepreneurship Lessons Learned from CEO’s of $10 Million+ Companies

Entrepreneurship lessons learned

Starting a company with big aspirations can get weird. It’s hard to find people who can relate to the pressures and have been there. There are plenty of seasoned professionals with experiences and entrepreneurial lessons that have not done what you are trying to do.  Over the last few months, we’ve had a series of […]