Corridor History

The Beaufort Digital Corridor is the response to a request by the City and the citizens of Beaufort to grow a high-wage economy while further diversifying her economy.

The following represent a few milestones in the development of the Beaufort Digital Corridor.

  • BDC Milestones

  • January 4 - Featured article in Hilton Head Monthly, "Information Highway"

    January 10 - First time hosting the Chamber's Business After Hours event

    January 15 - First Entrepreneurship Series seminar with USCB CSci/ACM students

    February 7 - First Member/Sponsor Town Hall

    March 15 - Iris Telehealth worker locates to BASEcamp

    March 18 - First full-time coworker subscription

    April 5 - participates in Charleston Digital Corridor's annual iFiveK

    April 25 - participates in Don Ryan Center for Innovation's Trail to Ale 5K

    April 15 - Maron Law Group - startup software company locates to BASEcamp

    May 1 - Dr. Robert LeFavi, Dean of USCB Beaufort campus, joins BDC Board

    May 6 - announces two summer camp offerings of Game On! in June and July

    May 10 - participates in Beaufort Cultural District "Sit-In' project designing a bench for shuttle pickup location

    June 1 - BASEcamp offices reach capacity, additional co-working area added to existing space

    June 3 - Life Launcher - entrepreneurial students from the College of Charleston ImpactX accelerator locate to BASEcamp for Live Work Mentor program

    July 1 - Jason Williamson, founder of CIRTEMO, locates to BASEcamp

    July 8 - hosts SC Commerce Innovation/Scribble Pen to Paper Tour

    July 18 - First WHHI-TV 843TV at BASEcamp episode (BDC Executive Director, Wave Sciences, Life Launcher)

    July 28 - Bridge Fund announced, partnership with Savannah's Creative Coast and Bluffton's Don Ryan Center

    August 8 - attends SC Commerce/Scribble Sketch Room event in Columbia

    August 15 - hosts its second bi-annual member meeting

    August 19 - Health technology worker locates to BASEcamp

    August 20 - BDC Board Chair attends VentureSouth meeting

    August 21 - attends press event for Bridge Fund with GA Rep. Buddy Carter at Creative Coast in Savannah

    August 26 - feature on The Beaufort News Business Report with Carlton Dallas

    August 28 - announces CODEcamp Beaufort Fall 2019

    September 19 - SC Business Incubator Assoc. (SCBIA) inaugural meeting at BASEcamp

    September 20 - on The Beaufort News for CODEcamp

    October 3 - announces Fall at BASEcamp Gallery: Emily Scott Pack

    October 16 - BDC Board Chair attends Venture Atlanta

    October 22 - WHHI-TV 843TV at BASEcamp episode with USCB partnership focus (Dr. Bob LeFavi, USCB website-1212 Design/Mindflint, BDC Executive Director)

    November 1 - Lowcountry Analytics - data analytics startup locates to BASEcamp

    November 7 - booth at MCAS Career Fair

    November 12 - BDC Board Chair attends Charleston Venture Conference

    November 14 - inclusion in Regional Economic Forecast hosted by the Beaufort County Chamber

    November 15 - 'New Co' - software development company locates to BASEcamp

    November 20 - attends SC Commerce/Scribble MIT Venture Mentoring Service strategy session in Columbia

    November 21 - TECHconnect 2nd Anniversary, the last of the year celebration

    November 26 - inclusion in City of Beaufort Economic Development video release

    December 3 - Featured article in Lowcountry Weekly, "Investing in Tech"