Scio Diamond announces debt restructuring

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The company, which makes synthetic diamonds for the gemstone and industrial markets, will receive relief on interest payments and be given access to additional funding from its creditor. Scio Diamond Technology Corporation today announced that it has restructured its debt with Heritage Gemstone Investors. The new agreement includes the benefits…

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The Quiet Man

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NEXT VMS Mentor, Tee Hooper may speak softly, but he wields a big influence in the Upstate. In khakis and sport shirt, Tecumseh “Tee” Hooper Jr.’s attire matches his demeanor — quiet, unassuming, and laid back. But in that same under-the-radar way, Hooper has left his mark on more than…

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Proterra raises another $55 million

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Proterra said it has raised another $55 million from investors and will spend part of the money improving its Greenville factory. The California-based maker of battery-powered transit buses said its latest funding round was led by Generation Investment Management LLP, a London-based firm chaired by former U.S. Vice President Al…

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Greenville-based ChartSpan closes on $16 million investment

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Greenville-based medical records software company ChartSpan officials will announce today that they plan to fill 300 new jobs in the next 18 months, growing its workforce to 500 employees that include nurses and certified healthcare technicians. The expansion is the third major investment for CEO and co-founder Jon-Michial Carter and his brother and co-founder Patrick Carter, ChartSpan’s…

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Community Works honors Founder of NEXT Company – BANDWAGON with the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ Award.

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Harold Hughes honored by CommunityWorks GREENVILLE, SC –  The man who has spent the past three years redefining how people purchase tickets to college football games received the CommunityWorks’ Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award last night. Harold Hughes is the founder and CEO of BANDWAGON, which is a Greenville-based…

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