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Banking & Finance

Mar 1, 2023

Greenville entrepreneur launches $30K startup competition

When Erik Weir was 5 years old, he started selling lemonade. It was a speech impediment that fueled the fire leading to his entrepreneurial success.

Feb 14, 2023

Greenville bank makes $116M merger plan with First Miami Bancorp

United Community Banks Inc. and First Miami Bancorp Inc. have reached a definitive merger agreement for Greenville-based United Community Bank to purchase First Miami in an all-stock transaction valued at almost $116 million. First Mi

Feb 13, 2023

How this bank plans to grow in Greenville, Charleston

With approximately 1,100 financial centers already in business nationwide, an Ohio-based bank plans to expand further in the Southeast.

Jan 30, 2023

Regionally based credit union announces growth plans for Greenville-Spartanburg

Truliant Federal Credit Union will expand in the Upstate with four new locations this year — with plans to add an additional 10 locations over the next three years.

Jan 11, 2023

Publicly traded bank to relocate regional hub to downtown Greenville

The regional office on Washington Street will house commercial and retail banking employees.

Jan 6, 2023

Greenville bank completes merger with Alabama company

United Community Banks Inc. of Greenville completed its merger with Progress Financial Corp., effective Jan. 3.

Dec 8, 2022

Medical providers, physicians break ground on Greenville surgery center

Bon Secours, Compass Surgical Partners and local physicians found a small break in the weather to break ground this week on the Millennium Surgery Center. The new facility will offer orthopaedic, spine and ENT procedures, along with r

Dec 8, 2022

Behind this bank’s $50M Greenville HQ relocation

The new headquarters, which will be a LEED-certified building and be located next to the Grand Bohemian Lodge, is expected to be complete in spring 2024.

Dec 6, 2022

Dallas-based bank enters Charleston, Greenville markets

Expansion across the Southeast has remained a focus for the financial institution since it revealed the creation of its Southeast Market in August 2021.

Nov 23, 2022

Georgia-based financial institution opens Greer location

The Greer branch marks the credit union's 21st location in South Carolina.

Oct 27, 2022

Credit union renovates downtown Greenville building for new office

The credit union's South Carolina expansion will create more than 60 jobs over the next several years, and includes a new branch to open in Greenville in the coming weeks, and another opening in Easley in early 2023.

Oct 12, 2022

Investors pour $1.6B into SC startups over last 5 years

Investors have more than doubled the amount of money they put into South Carolina startups over the last few years, according to a report by one of the largest venture capital firms in the Southeast.