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Banking & Finance

Nov 30, 2021

Greenville investor takes stake in protein bar brand

A Greenville-based business investor and management company is putting its money down on a local snack brand born from a mother's desire to give her son more nut-free meal replacement options. In his honor, she dubbed it ...

Nov 22, 2021

S.C. schools usher in innovation centers

Furman University's Anthony Herrera said he doesn't want to be cliche, but he believes we're headed into a new world order. Clemson University's Max Allen says the timing is a coincidence.

Nov 17, 2021

United Community Bank donates $160,000 to SCRA

United Community Bank is giving $160,000 to the S.C. Research Authority Industry Partnership Fund.

Nov 3, 2021

Greenville Chamber recruiting for minority business accelerator

The Greenville Chamber is recruiting minority owned businesses for its 2022 Upstate Minority Business Accelerator Program, which has expanded to the Midland and Lowcountry regions through a recent $500,000 grant.

Oct 29, 2021

Into the Wilds: Upstate properties preserved in 2020

Ultra-rare flowers, haunting fireflies, bilingual ghost towns and the home of Mount Vernon’s savior are just a few of the treasures protected by the S.C. Conservation Bank's recent Upstate investments.

Oct 29, 2021

Land trust holds potential for projects like TR community center

Like a lot of people in town, long-time Travelers Rest resident John Carroll didn't know his hometown was named after the Victorian-era pad of a late neighbor.

Oct 26, 2021

Demand for workers pushes wages higher

Maybe the politicians can’t agree on what to do about increasing the federal minimum wage, but the market is making its own decisions. And the decision seems to be that wages must go up.

Oct 20, 2021

Lima One joins forces with Charlotte’s Sétanta

Lima One Capital and Setanta Development Capital, two residential real estate finance companies, formed a strategic alliance through a joint marketing arrangement with alternative financing options for developers and builders.

Oct 11, 2021

Greenville entrepreneur helps police bring down $4.5M patent scam

A scam run out of a Latvian apartment bilked American companies for millions of dollars, but less than $2,000 taken from a Greenville entrepreneur ended the scheme and landed the suspect in an American prison.

Oct 5, 2021

VentureSouth creates one of the first angel investment rolling funds

Few angel investment funds in the Southeast help launch technology companies, according to Greenville-based VentureSouth. Even fewer are rolling funds open to public investors.

Sep 9, 2021

Montgomery Building spurs on Spartanburg revitalization

Some remembered Elvis playing on its stage. Others had parking tokens, light fixtures and elevator signs from the building's heyday and had been waiting for the day when they could bring them back.

Sep 7, 2021

S.C. one of the hardest hit states as foreclosure moratorium ends

Even prior to the July 31 federal foreclosure and eviction moratorium, South Carolina ranked in as one of the top states for current foreclosure rates and risk of foreclosure, according to several studies.