The USC Columbia Technology Incubator and USC Office of Economic Engagement will be holding a  Member Showcase to highlight businesses in the Midlands.

Member companies encompass a variety of disciplines including life sciences, information technology, cybersecurity, robotics, and artificial intelligence.

The hosting parties invite entrepreneurs, investors, and Midlands locals to join them in showcasing the seven businesses with the greatest potential impact. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with founders and executives from the featured companies, learn about their various business models, and observe demonstrations of software solutions, robotics, and big data management platforms.

“We’re excited to provide an opportunity to highlight the economic impact of several of our member companies we have here in the Midlands,” said Chad Hardaway, Executive Director for the USC Columbia Technology Incubator and Deputy Director for the USC Office of Economic Engagement.

The Member Showcase will be held at IT-oLogy November 18. Doors will open at 5:30 pm.  For more information and to RSVP, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/80868392539.

 Featured Companies Include:

Carolina Diagnostic Solutions

Competitor Tent

Formative Logic

Healthy Hands Cooking

Land Intelligence

NineFX

Van Robotics

The USC/Columbia Technology Incubator is a non-profit organization sponsored by the University of South Carolina, City of Columbia, and Richland and Lexington Counties. The Incubator was founded to help businesses grow through education, mentoring, and an established sense of community in the Midlands of South Carolina. Home to nearly 50 startup companies, the Incubator provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to commercialize their ideas and produce successful, financially viable, and freestanding businesses, creating hundreds of jobs in the Midlands community. Incubation dramatically increases the rate of success for newly formed companies by providing comprehensive business strategies and practices from highly experienced mentors.