GREER, S.C. – The Platform at Greer, an Entrepreneurship Program of Greer Development Corporation located in Greer, SC, is announcing our inaugural IGNITE Greer – Youth Entrepreneur Showcase on Wednesday, July 27 from 8:30 – 9:30 AM at The Davenport, 230 Trade Street, Greer.
Three young entrepreneurs will present their existing business and present a challenge or opportunity where they want advice from attendees.
Fleur’s Fairy Floss. Fleur Collette, 12, started her business in May 2022, and her business already produces a revenue stream. The goal of Fleur’s Fairy Floss is to spin cotton candy to make your day a little sweeter!
DROF. Ella Ford, 9, started Drof, in February 2022, and her initial product will be available for purchase by the event date. DROF is a sports athletic brand that will carry all things sports, including apparel and gear.
Greer Tidbits. Jonathan Lovegrove, 17, started Greer Tidbits in November 2017. With a goal of being the local social media information hub about everything Greer, Greer Tidbits has grown to a following of over 5,500.
Reno Deaton, Greer Development Corporation Executive Director, commented, “July 27 will be an exciting event for IGNITE Greer and the Platform as we open up our program to feature three young entrepreneurs. As we seek to create a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in Greer, we remain ever-mindful that innovation comes in all shapes and sizes.”
The Platform at Greer’s entrepreneurship initiative encompasses five programs to provide support and growth opportunities to local businesses and entrepreneurs: IGNITE Greer, The Huddle, Business Summit, the Business and Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp, and Mentoring. To learn more visit our website www.theplatformatgreer.com.
The Platform at Greer is an Entrepreneurship Program located in Greer, SC. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or your small business has reached critical mass, The Platform provides you a community of collaborators and resources to start your journey or maximize the path to your final destination.
The Greer Development Corporation’s (GDC) mission is to be a catalyst for sustainable economic growth to secure Greer’s future. GDC works to increase the wealth-creating opportunities in the community, while preserving the high quality of life in one of South Carolina’s fastest growing communities.