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Thursday, August 16, 2018

10 Startups to Watch in 2017

Keep your eye on these enterprises in the coming year as they carve out their space in the Upstate and beyond.

The Man at the Hub

Retiring after four decades at J M Smith, CEO Bill Cobb saw the beginning of the tech boom and helped mold Spartanburg into a modern city.

Entrepreneurs behind Greenville’s Atlas Local are cultivating community, not co-working

It's not just another co-work space, say the founders — it's an impactful community of thinkers and doers.

The Pathfinder

Thomas Parker’s influence spread from Monaghan Mill to the Greenville library system

UST Logistics makes Greenville home to new headquarters

We caught up for a conversation recently with partner and chief administrative officer Scott Moore.

Print is Dead, Long Live Print

The digital-age demise of the print media has been greatly exaggerated

For course designer Beau Welling, the game is just a starting...

“I've always been fascinated by learning,” Welling says. "That's what I am into the most and it will take me on interesting routes. I get interested in something new. And I like the sense of discovery. So I am constantly seeking out new things to discover."

All in the Family

Geordy Johnson came home to become CEO of his family business, and continue his parents’ passion for improving quality of life in Spartanburg

Inside the local food revolution with the founders of Swamp Rabbit...

Five years ago, Mary Walsh and Jacqueline Oliver quit their jobs and started the Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery – today, their business is growing along with the local food movement they helped spark.

Armed and chic

With Clutch, Clemson graduate Melissa Clampitt has the growing gun accessory market in her sights

Developer Steve Kay is at the center of Anderson’s downtown renaissance

UBJ recently caught up with Kay to talk about his experiences, downtown Anderson, upcoming additions to The Bleckley and the city he calls home.

Anderson mayor sees decade of progress and challenges

After running on a dare, Roberts sees his plan for city coming to fruition

Who’s Who 2016 nominees

Nearly 150 names were put forward for consideration by the Who’s Who panel, a worthy representation of the talent at work in the Upstate.

Ones to Watch

27 individuals who have made considerable contributions to the Upstate – and whose work in the future will be well worth keeping an eye on.

The Wild Card: Todd Horne

Todd Horne's numerous connections turned out in droves to vote for him via social media to be named the Who’s Who Wild Card. Learn more about the 2016 Who's Who Wildcard winner.

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