Thanks for stopping by The Platform at Greer, an Entrepreneurship Program located in Greer, SC. As our city motto states, we believe Greer is truly "a great place to live, work, and play" and we are doing our part to keep it that way. If you're a driven entrepreneur we hope you will take some time to check us out!
The Platform at Greer will host a 2-day immersive program in the heart of Greer aimed at helping local entrepreneurs come together in a collaborative work-space designed for intentional guidance, support, idea engagement, and growth.
This is a selective program for committed entrepreneurs who are eager to take their next growth step. An application must be submitted for your entry to be considered. It is free to apply and all application will receive feedback, however only a limited number of spots are available. Additionally, we are making $1,000.00 seed money available for our upcoming event.
We are truly excited to offer you a curated environment that showcases what happens when our community comes together to boost entrepreneurship in Greer - the only thing missing now is you!
If accepted, the program cost is $150 to participate.
Prime physical location in the heart of downtown Greer, just bring your laptop and entrepreneurial spirit and we provide the rest: Wi-fi, coffee, snacks, and space!
Strategic hands-on coaching sessions are included during the 2-day immersion all designed to take your business further.
Whether you're looking for feedback about your idea or eager to introduce your business to a large audience, we fill the seats so you can deliver! There is also $1,000.00 in seed money available.
Looking to bounce ideas off someone or just curious about what other great innovation is happening in Greer? Get to know others who share the same entrepreneurial spirit and drive as you!
Stuck in a certain area or unsure of your next best step? Don't worry. We'll spend time each day connecting you with a subject matter expert for that topic.
Corporate and community engagement is key for entrepreneurs and can be beneficial to everyone. We have created space during our 2 days for you to engage corporate and community leaders.
Much like the train platform at the Depot for the old P&N Railroad in historic downtown Greer was the beginning and the destination for so many residents of Greer and employees in Greer’s thriving economy, The Platform at Greer represents both the beginning of your entrepreneurship journey as well as the final destination for growing your entrepreneurial enterprise.
The Platform at Greer is designed to help grow a culture of entrepreneurship in Greer. We have had great success in Greer as a result of major projects like BMW’s manufacturing facility, GSP International Airport, and the Greer Inland Port. Our next step is to become the community of choice for entrepreneurs looking to follow their dreams by starting their own business and for developing businesses to find support, access to capital, and a sense of community. We can’t wait to help you on your journey in Greer – All Aboard!!!
The Platform at Greer is a strategic initiative of the Greer Development Corporation (GDC). GDC’s mission is to be a catalyst for sustainable economic growth in Greer. Our work focuses on increasing the wealth creating opportunities in the Greer community that drive higher wages and a better quality of life for one of South Carolina’s truly remarkable communities. We are a resource to help you start a business, relocate your business to the area, or expand your existing operations. Whether you're looking for specific answers or just getting to know the area, we are happy to connect with you.