GREER, S.C. – The Platform at Greer, an Entrepreneurship Program of Greer Development Corporation located in Greer, SC, is announcing the businesses selected to participate in Bootcamp Cohort 6 scheduled for June 23 and 24 at The Randall House in downtown Greer that will culminate with a Pitch Session before judges on June 24 at 4:00 p.m.
The Platform at Greer Bootcamp is a 2-day immersive program for local businesses and entrepreneurs. Classes are led by a team of coaches who work with participants to help their business take its next best step. This selective program is designed for committed business owners and entrepreneurs who are eager for growth and looking to accelerate.
Bootcamp Cohort 6 will focus on technology and high-end personal service. Our participants include:
Bidfit. Jeff and Tammy Schueler founded Bidfit in 2021, a subscription-based B2B website. It is similar to Angi.com for commercial projects, construction, and property development. Bidfit will offer an extensive, time-saving resource to find peer-reviewed commercial contractors and supply companies.
CloudHound. Jack Sterling, is a co-founder of CloudHound, an independent sales partner of ScanSource that collaborates with clients from a vendor-neutral position to secure their business-critical communications networks. CloudHound understands their clients’ requirements and finds the third‑party vendor who best suits their needs and budget.
Logicle Analytics, LLC. Dr. Jonathan Fowler is the CEO of Logicle Analytics, an analytics consulting firm that provides bespoke data analytics solutions that speak directly to the human element in every organization. Logicle’s proprietary analytics impact framework, the LDIS+TM, gives businesses a clear picture of their analytics culture and a roadmap to realizing their full potential.
Nowthen Studios. Founded by Melody and Jonathan Wunrow, Nowthen Studios is a creative studio offering sustainable interior design and sustainable lifestyle consulting services. Their goal is to make sustainable living accessible to everyone so that together we can build a beautiful future.
Red Elm. Owner, Nate Hamblen, is launching Second Home, a business line of Red Elm, that is one point of contact for clients who have a second home, but do not want to deal with the hassle of caring for that home. Second Home can partner with the homeowner to manage all aspects of their home.
Surcee. Founded by Allan Symonette, Surcee is a virtual town square that promotes supporting local businesses and merchants online and in person.
Greer Development Corporation Executive Director, Reno Deaton, commented, “In 18 short months, the Platform at Greer has gone from a great idea to a legitimate vehicle for building a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in Greer. I am always amazed by the talent of the entrepreneurs who participate in our Bootcamp and the qualifications of the coaches who work so hard to help those entrepreneurs take action to move their businesses forward. From our corporate partners to our coaches and founders, the combination of big business and new startups makes The Platform a uniquely effective and totally authentic Greer experience.”
The coaches for Cohort 6 coaches include: Martin Pierce, BlueInc Strategies; Russell Roman, BMW Manufacturing; Joseph Osborn, Circuit Board Medics; Michael Mino, Clemson University/NEXT; Kevin Brinson, Michelin; Paul-Henri Gauvin, Michelin; Vickie Johnson, Michelin; and Eric Harris, Microsoft.
The Bootcamp Pitch Judges are: Chris Crawford, Alexium; Diane Perpich, Clemson University; Kelly Long, Fairway Mortgage; AJ Gray, Fehrer; and Danny Branyon, ScanSource.
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.
To apply for The Platform at Greer Bootcamp Cohort 7, scheduled for October 20 and 21, 2022, visit https://theplatformatgreer.com/programs/apply-now/.
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.