Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem

    Supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses for a competitive Upstate economy

    Upstate Entrepreneur Ecosystem

    Who: Network of professionals that support the growth and development of the Upstate’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

    What: Convene to network, learn, and share effective strategies to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Upstate

    Launch of Start-Grow Upstate

    Watch this recording of the Start-Grow Upstate website launch to see all of the resources available to entrepreneurs and small businesses in the Upstate and how best to search the site.



    Thursday, July 12, 2023 | UEE Quarterly Connector – “Tailoring Your Business Story for Local Media” with guest speakers, Kathryn Harvey, Kyle Brinkman, and Sherry Jackson. Click here for the event recap. Click here for the slide deck.

    Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | UEE Meeting – “Impact Networks: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” with guest speaker, author David Ehrlichman. Click here for the presentation

    Thursday, January 26, 2023 | UEE Workshop & Reception – Update on Human Resource Laws & Regulations/Reception for incoming UEE facilitator Craig Scharton. Click here for the recap. Click here for the presentation.

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | UEE Quarterly Connector. Click here for the recap. Click here to view presentation.  

    Tuesday, May 3, 2022 | UEE Partner Workshop – The Story Behind the Numbers – Translating the Numbers into Financial Goals with Piedmont SCORE – recap, video, and presentation

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | UEE Partner Workshop – Numbers Don’t Lie – Organizing the Numbers with Earl Gregorich of SC Small Business Development Center – recap, video, and presentation

    Wednesday, March 16 | UEE Meetingrecap, video, and presentation.

    Tuesday, March 1 | UEE Partner Workshop – Show Me the Paper Trail! Identifying Important Financial Data with Ana Parra of Community Works Women’s Business Center – recap, video and presentation



    Click here to find hundreds of resources to start and grow your small business!