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South Carolina Research Authority

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 56
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 1.44
Lead investments 14
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Mobile

South Carolina Research Authority is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2006. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Columbia. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the South Carolina Research Authority, startups are often financed by VentureSouth, Windspeed Ventures, Sunbridge Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Windspeed Ventures, Upstate Carolina Angel Network, Sunbridge Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by VentureSouth, Windspeed Ventures, Upstate Carolina Angel Network.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Health Care, Computer. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline GreenWizard, ENGAGE Talent, Heatworks Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this South Carolina Research Authority performs on 18 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2010. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 21 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2019.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems

Health Care
$50K10 May 2022 Columbia, South Carolina, United States


Cloud Security
Information Technology
$50K14 Dec 2021 Columbia, South Carolina, United States


Augmented Reality
Digital Signage
Local Advertising
Mobile Advertising
Mobile Apps
01 Jul 2021 Charleston, South Carolina, United States


Identity Management
$25K08 Jun 2021 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Information Technology
Social Media
$200K29 Oct 2020 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Health Care
$50K09 Jun 2020 South Carolina, United States


$50K20 May 2020 -


Business Intelligence
Marketing Automation
$50K04 Feb 2020 Greenville, South Carolina, United States

07 Dec 2019 Greenville, South Carolina, United States


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