Category Archives: Technology

Harbor, MUSC partner on medical accelerator program

Charleston’s newest accelerator program — a partnership of MUSC and The Harbor Entrepreneur Center — is designed to help entrepreneurs working on products for the medical device, pharmaceutical or bioscience industries.

New gate system coming to Wando Welch Terminal

The ports authority will implement a new gate system at the Wando Welch Terminal in Mount Pleasant on Saturday. (Photo/Liz Segrist)

The State Ports Authority will implement a new gate system at the Wando Welch Terminal on Saturday. The new system should enable faster turn times and provide more information about the trucks while they are on the terminal.

Blackbaud opens 1st Canadian office

The Daniel Island-based tech firm has opened an office and training center in Toronto — its first in Canada. This is an expansion from its existing sales presence in Canada, which was established two years ago.

‘Silicon Harbor’ ranked No. 12 for 5-year GDP growth in the high-tech sector

Charleston placed No. 12 in Milken Institute’s 2015 list of best cities for GDP growth in the high-tech sector over five years, ranking it among numerous “Silicon” cities. The tech industry grows 16% faster here than the national average.

Blackbaud donates $1 million to International African American Museum

Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni (holding check, from left), International African American Museum president and CEO Michael Boulware Moore and former Charleston Mayor Joe Riley hold a $1 million donation check from Blackbaud to the museum. (Photo/Ashley Heffernan)

The International African American Museum will give visitors a chance to trace their family origins, research their ancestry and record their stories. With Blackbaud’s donation, people from all over the world will be able to access those same tools.

Good Done Great launches mobile app

North Charleston-based Good Done Great has launched its first app for mobile giving, according to a news release. The Good Done Great app enables users to search a database of more than 2 million charities in the United States, the

Riverfront Park in North Charleston now equipped with 100-megabit public Wi-Fi

The Charleston Digital Corridor Foundation has added free Wi-Fi to a ninth location in the Lowcountry. Riverfront Park in North Charleston is now equipped with 100-megabit public Wi-Fi access, according to a news release from the city. “People are increasingly