August 16, 2017
This week Charleston’s nonprofit accelerator announced the latest startups to join their 14-week program. Dubbed CoHort 8, eight new startups from the Charleston area will gain mentorship, weekly courses, a free workspace, and various additional resources to support and fuel their growth. In addition to building a foundation, The Harbor will assist these startups in finding market fit and establishing themselves as a viable company.
“We’re thrilled to welcome these 8 companies into the Accelerator Program! We continue to be impressed with the quality and enthusiastic about the development of startup companies seeking the program,” said John Osborne, Cofounder and Director of The Harbor Entrepreneur Center. “We hope the Charleston community will get to know these companies, and support them in their journey. “
In addition to The Harbor’s accelerator program that will put CoHort 8 startups through classes such as setting pricing and telling their story, the nonprofit also offers entrepreneur forums, monthly events, and coworking spaces.
“I am encouraged to see the diverse companies starting CoHort 8 already bonding and lifting each other up as they start this 14 week journey together. They will grow, fail, learn, and create together, culminating in a final pitch November 15th to showcase all of the hard work put in. I have no doubt the Charleston startup scene will rally behind these 8 growing companies, to ultimately take another step forward as a united community.” -Dee Hamill, TOW DATT (The One Who Does All The Things) at The Harbor Entrepreneur Center
CoHort 8 Startups
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