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Truist Foundation awards grant to The Hill Institute’s GVL Starts to support startup ventures

A collaboration between The Hill Institute and several community organizations, GVL Starts has earned the backing of Truist Foundation, which recently awarded $75,000 to the early-stage venture accelerator.

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Upstate university committed to entrepreneurship

Anthony Herrera, Furman University chief innovation officer and executive director of The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, was a recent guest on "South Carolina Business Review." Hosted by Mike Switzer, the South Carolina Public...

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Funding local ventures + a new West End eatery

The everything Greenville platform, GVL Today, spotlights the city's first #StartupGVL event, which took place in recent weeks. Among the organizations hosting incubator events was The Hill Institute for Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the...

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Venture Carolina announces inaugural class of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship

Anthony Hererra, chief innovation officer at Furman University's The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is among a 38-member inaugural cohort of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship, an initiative of Venture Carolina and the South Carolina...

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Why the Upstate market is attracting venture capital

Vincent Harris of Upstate Business Journal (a publication of Community Journals) writes about Greenville, South Carolina, and its growing reputation for attracting venture capital firms. One such firm is North Carolina-based Flywheel Coworking. The company...

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