SC Launch Presents $200,000 Investment for Charleston Company
SUMMERVILLE, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SCRA Technology Ventures’ SC Launch presented a “big check” investment
to Charleston-based company EZ Waves during the DIG SOUTH Mash Up event
yesterday evening. The company was accepted in the SC Launch program in
March 2014 and currently has 12 full-time employees.
Waves is an online reservation system for booking boat charters and
outdoor excursions. The software provides a real-time scheduling
capability for consumers similar to booking an airline ticket
online. Boat captains and tour guides receive immediate notification
that a trip has been booked and consumers receive detailed confirmation
and trip details. EZ Waves also provides a complete set
of business management tools for captains and tour guides including
customized web sites, real-time schedulers, financial reporting tools
and credit card processing as well as a comprehensive mobile application
for managing the business remotely.
“It is our mission to foster the technology-based economy in South
Carolina,” said SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney. “We are delighted to recognize EZ
Waves and celebrate this milestone. We look forward to the future
achievements of this innovative company.”
About SCRA Technology Ventures
SCRA Technology Ventures enables research commercialization and promotes
the development of high tech industries, enhancing South Carolina’s
technology-based economy. Through its flagship SC Launch program, this
SCRA business sector makes investments in and offers support services to
South Carolina’s early stage, start-up technology companies.
Multiple economic impact studies show SCRA’s cumulative output on South
Carolina’s economy to be over $18.1 billion, and that the company has
helped create approximately 15,000 technology-related jobs in the state,
with annual wages averaging between $55,000 and $79,000.
Micki MacNaughton, 843-697-9226