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Read What do you know about the Leslie speaker? Greenville-based music technology company BookerLAB plays a huge role in maintaining this iconic instrument; check out the story at Upstate Business Journal. Adam Drewes of Kopis was named to the inaugural 40 under 40 list by GSA Business Report. Read the story on UpstateBiz here. The…

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Read The Greenville News did a piece on this year’s different, and drier, Duck Derby. The COVID-19 disaster has been the definition of unexpected, and Jeff Herman of Wagner Wealth Management gave us a couple tips on how to be more prepared for surprises in the future. Watch Parker District Fire Department will soon receive…

Kopis teams up with Furman University for internship program

GREENVILLE, S.C. —Greenville software development company, Kopis, has partnered with Furman University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Bootcamp and NEXT to bring in summer interns to learn more about tech careers and to simulate the feel of a startup this summer Furman University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summer Bootcamp is a three-week program designed to help non-business…

The Buzz: Taking a breather

Put your chaotic life on pause for a couple seconds. Things are moving fast in the world and in Greenville; to avoid the media whiplash, take a couple breaths and read some of the positive news stories we generated last week.  Read Zuendt Engineering has added Brent Ward as a Business Development Specialist. Parker Sewer…

RealOp Investments selects Pereview as its new asset management solution

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Commercial real estate and private equity investment firm RealOp Investments has chosen Pereview Software by Saxony Partners to support its growing portfolio. With more than 50 assets and 340 tenants in five states, RealOp Investments is one of the fastest-growing real estate investment companies in the Southeast. Its mission is to offer…

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This past Friday we celebrated Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the official end of slavery. Despite the Emancipation proclamation two years prior, Texas was the most remote of the slave states with low union representation and increasing slave population. Juneteenth is a symbol of total freedom from slave trade across all states, including Texas. You…

BookerLAB adds James McCarter

LIBERTY, S.C. — BookerLAB has hired James McCarter as its Business Development Representative.  Found in 2017, BookerLAB marries a deep love and appreciation for vintage music gear with cutting-edge, precision engineering upgrades. McCarter most recently held the position of Commercial Sales Manager for Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet in Greenville where he took the commercial sales department…

Cindy Crick forms new law firm

GREENVILLE, S.C. –  Cindy Crick, a former assistant solicitor in Spartanburg and former Chief of Staff for Congressman Trey Gowdy, has formed a new law firm.  Cindy Crick Law’s primary practice areas include Title IX and Student Conduct Issues, Government and Internal Investigations, and Criminal Matters. “My background as a prosecutor, Congressional Chief of Staff, and private…

The Buzz: Flagged!

It’s Flag Day today.  But do you know why? Real quickly, this commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the first American flag. You know the one – red, white and blue with 13 stripes and 13 stars. We’ve added a lot more stars since then (and we used to add stripes, but that got…