SCRA Technology Ventures Announces Investment
SC Launch Board Finalizes $200,000 Investment for Charleston Company
Summerville, SC - SCRA Technology Ventures' SC Launch Board recently finalized an investment for Charleston-based company EZ Waves. The company was accepted in the SC Launch program in March 2014.
EZ Waves is a software as a service company that provides a comprehensive, online booking and reservation system for boat charters and excursions. Consumers can book boating trips in real-time, similar to booking an airline ticket online, using the company's proprietary, interactive scheduling software. The software provides captains the ability to manage their businesses with customized web sites, real-time schedulers, financial reporting tools, credit card processing abilities and full mobile capabilities.
"We are delighted to support innovative companies in South Carolina," said SCRA CEO Bill Mahoney. "We congratulate EZ Waves for reaching this milestone in their development and look forward to the future achievements and outcomes they will have."
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.