April 2, 2017

Study: Charleston Ranks No. 25 on 'Startup Economy Index,' Poised to Grow

Thad Moore  /  The Post & Courier

A new study of up-and-coming tech hubs says Charleston is poised to pop.

TechNet, a Washington-based innovation advocacy group, says the Lowcountry ranks No. 25 on its "startup economy index." The measure looked at what proportion of job postings in an area used the word "startup."

Ernest Andrade, director of the tech economic-development initiative Charleston Digital Corridor, cheered the news, calling it "gratifying external validation to what we have accomplished in Charleston over the past 15 years." Read More: