Greenville entrepreneur Vivian Wong has launched a new manufacturing venture into one of the largest markets in the world, China. The company – BabyBlossom – leverages North America’s manufacturing reputation with plans to export non-toxic, baby-safe products just as China phases out its 1970s one-child policy.
With emediagroup, Bill Bishop has made his mark in Boston and worldwide—but his heart and soul are in the Upstate
Having coached leaders throughout South Carolina and the world, Sofield has gained something of a backstage pass to see what happens inside organizations, and inside the minds and hearts of people who have to talk to the public. She is a multifaceted entrepreneur and author, with guest lecturer positions at Ivy League schools.
For Stacy Rosenthal, navigating the challenges of motherhood inspired the idea of chic, quality jewelry that can stand up to the handling of a teething baby or toddler. In 2007, Rosenthal launched Momma’s Jewels in Connecticut, and the company quickly expanded.
Ever since his dad put a sawed-off 3-wood in his hand at age 3, Brad Powell has been a passionate golfer. After graduating from Clemson with a master’s degree in entrepreneurship and innovation, Powell saw a business opportunity to help the golf industry, which he says is struggling with technology, marketing and branding.
Motorcycle riders have a totally different vehicle, so why shouldn’t they have a totally different attorney? Upstate native and lawyer J. Kirk Fisher realized this unique situation was the perfect jumping-off point for his niche practice: Iron Horse Lawyers.
After a chance meeting led to a series of discussions, seasoned marketers Tim Pecoraro and Sydney Cooke combined their years of relative experience to model a new idea for their industry. Formed on the concept of both thinking and doing, theideagroup has become an award-winning marketing and consulting company in less than two years.