Business & Finance

It’s that time of year when we start to think about spring-cleaning, you know: decluttering our homes and lives as we dust off the dreariness of winter.  Our next guest says the same task can be applied to other areas of your life, as well, including your investments.

Mike Switzer interviews Erica Smith, a certified financial planner with Charleston Investment Advisors in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Karl Hudson Phillips
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Software engineers continue to be in great demand across the country and in our state.  And that means there is also considerable demand for training and continuing education in that field.  And our next guest is working to provide that.

Mike Switzer interviews Karl Hudson Phillips, co-organizer of the 2nd annual Syntax Conference coming to Charleston, SC May 18th and 19th.

Michele Abraham
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Over the past five years our next guest’s organization has helped our state’s small business community acquire over $35 billion in government contracts, $215 million dollars in financing, while helping almost 800 entrepreneurs start a business.

Mike Switzer interviews Michele Abraham, state director for the South Carolina Small Business Development Centers.

Dirk Brown
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Policies being pursued by the new administration in Washington are bringing new challenges and opportunities for our state's innovators, which is why an upcoming innovation and intellectual property summit has this topic on its agenda.

Mike Switzer interviews Dirk Brown, director of the Faber Entrepreneurship Center at USC's Darla Moore School of Business in Columbia, SC, host of the Innovation & IP Business Summit at Wild Dunes, May 17th – 19th.