3DBin, Inc., a Palo Alto based company, offers a software solution for 360 degree photography. 3DBin automatically processes and weaves together your snapshots to create interactive 3D photos.
Quippler allows content producers to create simple combinations of text and pictures (and in the future, audio, video, etc.) with an element of surprise. Producers generate messages called “Quips” of various topics that would have part of the desired message in a box format. In order to view the next part of the message consumers simply tap/click the text box. Consumers share and/or post Quips on their respective social networks.
Tradeversity is an online marketplace that allows students (as well as faculty) to buy, sell and trade within their university community. We require an active ".edu" email address to create an account and provide students with a safer and more efficient alternative to Craigslist, eBay and Facebook. We also want to help bridge the gap (through providing incentives) between local business and the student demographic which in turn helps increase local business revenues around large university communities.
Intellectual Property Development Company. We identify problems for people, conceive possible solutions for those problems, and refine inventions that would be marketable. We then seek to sell or license these inventions to manufacturing/marketing companies who can fully capitalize on the idea.
We provide service & hardware solutions for the Mac community. We provide services at a low fraction of the cost of the Apple service pricing, with better options, faster service, and value added input.
I've been involved in consumer electronics for around 20 years, managed a handful of businesses, developing several into multi-million dollar operations. My interests are in finding effective ways to simplify people's lives.
Capital Angels is a professionally-managed, membership-based group of angel investors in the Midlands of South Carolina. We invest in innovative startups that have the potential to disrupt and transform markets.
We are not an investment fund, but rather a network of investors who make individual investment decisions after working together to evaluate candidate companies.
ComCloud delivers enterprise-level cloud services on a white-labeled platform to Managed Service Providers and IT Service Providers. We focus primarily on the MSP’s and ITSP’s that sell and service Small to Medium Businesses in the Southeast United States. ComCloud was formed in May of 2011 and is backed by several private equity partners.
Our core products include white labeled Cloud Services, Communication Services & packaged Applications.
Jaco & Associates is a very unique as well as Innovative Sports Hat Company. By designing these hats with style, L.E.D. & sound, we make game time more enjoyable.
Having Speakercaps is like taking your mascot to the game with you. This is truly a game changer.
Above Grade Level provides in-home professional instruction in Math, English/ Language Arts, Science and more. Our world-class assessment, proven curriculum and one-to-one approach is so effective, we guarantee results!
Our materials were developed by an international team of education experts, and the content, in line with SC Common Core Standards, is continuously revised and updated to ensure students receive the best instruction possible.
You remember how much fun it was to roll around the roller rink, well Metro Rollerway is going to expand your options in Columbia. Roller skating is not only fun but it's great exercise, which our young people need and music attracts children. When you combine roller skating, music, and children, you get family fun!
I started SpringBoard to help small companies and startups flourish and expand, to develop new markets and capabilities by helping companies operate more smoothly, consider new capabilities, and tell their stories better.
We provide business analysis and market development, process control, regulatory management, and messaging strategies including marketing, Social Media strategy, and web development.
FastTrac Columbia is an affiliate program of the Kauffman Foundation, run by a group of local entrepreneurs. FastTrac programs serve existing and aspiring entrepreneurs in non-academic environments. In addition, college students in their academic environment earn credit for completing courses using FastTrac materials. FastTrac has served more than 300,000 entrepreneurs since 1993.
So much more than a magazine, Fig is a hyper-local, super-social communications package that reflects the soul of a city. With compelling images and stories that give both locals and visitors a true picture of community, Fig is an unabashedly positive resource that celebrates the joys of life in each distinctive Fig location.
A fitness studio where ballet barre, yoga and Pilates meet in one amazing class. We are a boutique studio with child care, a nutrition component and retail. Barre3 Columbia offers classes from 6am until 8pm in the evening.
Credda offers consumers fair and transparent financing options for obtaining durable goods under $5,000
Voterheads aggregates local government data and makes it actionable for citizens, elected officials, and advocacy groups.
In 1935, Cromer's was founded by midlands South Carolina farmer Julian D. Cromer. Shortly thereafter, Cromer's took on near legendary status when he added fresh roasted peanuts to his produce stand at the Farmers Market in depression-era Columbia. Today, The "Guaranteed Worst in Town" is trying to stay relevant in the 21st century and is redefining its core business into a 6.0 version. Cromer’s is a woman owned/managed family business now in its 3rd generation.
UnmatchedStyle is a content creation company for the web design & development industry. We feature online content, in-person events and generally help to foster the industry's growth and inspiration.
Imagine a Treasure Hunt that inspires creatives, engages our community and enthralls the participants.
WishBoxUSA.co.uk offers exclusive and unique American-made products in the UK & Europe. WishBoxUSA.co.uk imports a wide range of products from the United States that are otherwise unavailable to consumers in the UK & Europe. Easy way for small and medium US manufacturers to begin exporting and selling in Europe.
Explico is an educational technology company that provides a suite of services to help accelerate teacher effectiveness in a digital classroom.
SOCO is a new collaborative workspace (cowork) located in the heart of the Vista Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Columbia, SC. SOCO is perfect for creative professionals, designers, hackers, and digital entrepreneurs who want to work in an open, collaborative, and vibrant atmosphere. Our vision is to be the hub for Columbia’s creative community.
Currently, only 1% of consumers respond to survey requests in the service industry, whether they be computer-generated codes at the bottom of a receipt or an actual physical survey handout. There are online review platforms such as Yelp and UrbanSpoon, but they tarnish a retailer's image if a negative review is posted and do not allow for managers to respond unless the user has an account. Our mobile application will allow customers to continuously interact with merchants. This differs from current platforms currently on the market as our product allows for a dialogue. Merchants can push coupons, vouchers, and discounts directly to users phones to reward them for giving feedback. Additionally, it allows for merchants to fix problems and retain customers when a bad experience occurs.
Ultra Supply Company is a skateboard technology company that sells skateboard products and accessories to the customer through an free-standing, 24hr, automated kiosk.
We are a dessert catering company and mobile bakeshop. Not only do we custom design dessert tables for events, we also deliver a la carte sweets directly to our customers. We have 4 divisions, corporate gifting, weddings, wholesaling/commercial and Cakepopalooza (our cake pop brand).
At Krit, we are making it easier and more enjoyable for designers and developers to work with clients by helping them clearly define and manage their projects and get paid faster.
Tminus6 is the Columbia, SC region’s first startup accelerator -- a six-month, high intensity program designed to quickly propel a select group of promising startups from concept to market. We provide the fuel -- capital, resources, and mentorship -- to build and scale great companies.
Tminus6 is a public/private collaboration between CETi, USC’s Startup Center, the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator, AccelerateSC, and a local group of visionary tech entrepreneurs and investors. Learn more at http://www.tminus6.co.
Alumnify is a location based professional networking application that enables communication between mutually interested alumni. Using LinkedIn profiles, Alumnify pulls users’ professional information and uses filters to match potential graduates who are most likely to have similar interests based on their geolocation, industry, and education. Based on the outcome of potential networking candidates, Alumnify allows users to anonymously want to connect or pass them. If two graduates want to connect with each other then the users are “matched” and the application introduces the users in an open chat. This creates a job networking tool that fosters relationships based on the affinity users have with their University that is fun and addicting.
HuddleHR helps growing companies onboard develop and retain the best people by getting your people and organization goals pointed in the same direction.
HuddleHR solves growth problems by managing onboarding, organization alignment and employee evaluations in one, holistic web-based solution.
We focus on the needs of growing businesses, but our differentiator is in how we think about our products. By tying human resources and productivity tools together, we have a unique approach to helping growing companies be more productive. There is no other vendor that merges employee engagement and traditional HR tools into a seamless experience.
Koala Bottle designs and manufactures outdoor recreation products for people whom outdoor activities and exercise is a lifestyle. Our namesake and flagship product, Koala Bottle, is a magnetic bottle system that is designed to make it easier and safer to drink water while riding a bicycle.
We are an energy efficient lighting company specializing in LED and Induction. We service schools, universities, municipalities, warehouses office bldgs., and garages. Our goal is to help the end user reduce his lighting utility costs by 40% to 60% annually. We complete a lighting analysis, help process documents that provided to energy companies and assist with the South Carolina Energy Office. Reducing lighting energy consumption is the most efficient method to show a reduction in energy cost.
We invent, design, manufacture and sell golf putters. The putters are all USGA conforming--allowing for tournament play--and come with optional training attachments; e.g., a laser and center strike clip. We have a patent on the putter and the trademark names, "Dead Aim" and "Take Dead Aim", two very popular phrases in golf.
Deals-A-Go-Go is a mobile app that alerts smartphone users the instant a nearby leisure merchant* releases a deal.
*(we like to call it the "food, fun, and lodging" industry)
We give merchants the power to instantly create deals, dynamically pricing their inventory to drive customer traffic to their businesses when they need it most. And on the user end, we make it easy to find high-value offers and discover the best experiences available in the area.
Pandoodle's software automates the process of inserting secondary content into video. Utilizing next-generation green screen technology, our product turns static areas within film—such as water towers, vans, posters, and decals—into customizable, swappable advertising space. And because the technology is quick and inexpensive, distributors can create different versions of the same content for different market segments. We soft-launched our platform last fall, which you can see at: www.voolio.com.
52apps specializes in rapid, high-quality app development. We develop end-to-end solutions for companies whose core product is in the mobile software space. Our team consists of five computer scientists, three seasoned entrepreneurs, one graphic designer, and one mechanical engineer. We draw from a wide variety of experiences and backgrounds. We make use of this large perspective to make the most of every project, and build beautiful highly functional apps.
Integrated micro-chromatography systems, LLC (IMCS) is a biotechnology company spun out from University of South Carolina. The company focuses on delivering high impact products to the healthcare industry. Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, IMCS strives to address the needs of customers through technology innovations that increase sample throughput without compromising accuracy. The company has recently launched its first commercial product which cuts down diagnostics processing time.