Booming Business Climate Nets Upstate 372 jobs

Signaling that the area’s business climate is alive and well, two companies recently announced plans to establish operations in the Upstate. ChartSpan Medical Technologies Inc. is preparing to open an operations center in downtown Greenville, while Zero Connect will open a plant in Pickens County.
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More Loan Approvals Come From Community Banks

When it comes to funding, small businesses have a smorgasbord of choices, from credit unions to major banks to community banks or online lenders. While it’s always nice to have options, research continues to show small businesses have a greater shot at success when they partner with community banks.
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