We Advance SC Tech

SC Tech

We are accelerating growth and innovation while providing a unified voice for the statewide technology community and establishing South Carolina as a global hub for innovation.

SC Tech is an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness. It was established with the mission to accelerate growth & innovation while providing a unified voice for the statewide technology community by developing a strong 21st Century workforce, supporting entrepreneurs, connecting peers and decision-makers, and establishing South Carolina as a global hub for innovation.

Powering SC Tech

Career Awareness

  • Competencies

  • Career Background Paths

  • Career Profiles

Education

  • Youth Interest & K-12

  • Degree Programs

  • Professional Development

Why South Carolina for Tech

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$89 Billion

Total economic impact from both direct and indirect investment in the tech industry

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254%

Growth in # of tech firms in South Carolina since 2000

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180,000+

Tech employees in South Carolina as of the 2020 Economic Impact Study

South Carolina Women in Tech

SC Competes launched the grassroots, statewide SC Women in Tech initiative in 2023. The mission of SC WIT is to provide networking and mentorship opportunities to the diverse and growing community of women pursuing careers in technology and cybersecurity.

National Connectivity

SC Tech is a member of the Technology Councils of North America. TECNA represents approximately 60 IT and Technology organizations that, in turn, represent more than 22,000 technology-related companies in North America.