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Job Market Maker raises $1M in capital

Charleston-based Job Market Maker recently closed on $1 million in a Series A funding round led by Charleston Angel Partners and SCRA Technology Ventures. The firm’s latest financing round will be used to scale its existing predictive hiring solution and to launch a recruiting platform called Engage Talent. Read More...


CRDA, The Harbor travel to Boston to recruit tech firms to Charleston

Executives with the Charleston Regional Development Alliance and The Harbor Entrepreneur Center went to Boston to try to entice tech firms to expand into the Lowcountry. This was the first collaborative trip of its kind for the agencies, and they are planning a second recruiting trip to Washington, D.C.  Read More...


Fig restaurant, chef Sean Brock come up short at 2016 James Beard Awards

Fig, in downtown Charleston, lost to Bern’s Steak House in Tampa, Fla., in the outstanding wine program category. And Chef Sean Brock — who was a finalist in the outstanding chef category for his Nashville Husk restaurant — lost to Suzanne Goin, of Lucques in Los Angeles.  Read More...


Post and Courier parent company buys Columbia alt-weekly Free Times

Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group bought the Free Times, an alternative weekly newspaper based in Columbia, for an undisclosed amount. Former Salisbury (N.C.) Post advertising director Chris Ratliff was named publisher and advertising director; Andy Shain, most recently a reporter at The State, was named editor.  Read More...