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The Charleston Digital Corridor is a community-sourced initiative to attract, nurture and promote the regions tech economy through an array of impactful programs, products and events while leveraging Charleston's renowned livability.

The CDC is focused on creating the business, education and social environment that is attractive to tech and tech-related companies. Then, the CDC leverages its carefully nurtured relationships, program elements, legislative access, and contacts,  to assist companies with integrating them into community. This integration is accomplished through four pillars - COMMUNITY, TALENT, SPACES & CAPITAL.

The Charleston Digital Corridor is the response to a request by the citizens of Charleston to grow a high-wage economy while further diversifying Charleston's economy. 

The following represent a few milestones in the development of the Charleston Digital Corridor.

CDC Milestones

  • Digital Corridor launches updated CharlestonWorks portal showcasing tech and tech related companies operation in the Charleston Region
  • Milken Institute ranks Charleston as the11th best-performing economy in the nation.
  • Digital Corridor receives (unanimous) conceptual approval from the Charleston Board of Architectural Review (BAR) for proposed Flagship3 building on Morrison Drive.
  • Digital Corridor releases updated online hub for tech entreprenneurs
  • Charleston Ranked by New Geography as among 2014 Best Cities for Job Growth
  • Digital Corridor member companies including Blackbaud, BoomTown, Good Done Great, Phishlabs and ISI Technology continue strong growth through acquisition and external funding.
  • Movato Real Estate ranks Charleston as the #2 most exciting mid-size city
  • 894 students attend CODEcamp since the program launched May 2012.
  • At an annual average wage of $70, 084 and 89% adding staff, Charleston tech companies continue to post strong wages and employee growth
  • SC Commerce awards Digital Corridor Foundation $247,000 in support of CODEcamp
  • The Flagships graduate over 85 companies since 2009 with 20 currently in residence
  • Travel + Leisure ranks Charleston as the #1 travel destination in North America