Charleston-Based Companies Receive $200,000

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- SCRA, a state-chartered organization that fosters job creation and grows South Carolina's Innovation Economy, announced investments in SC Launch Companies Booster and Zeriscope, both based in Charleston, SC. Booster is a unique mobile app that provides real-time communication while raising money. By combining live video with transaction functionality, the company aims to build authentic relationships between users and their financial supporters. The $200,000 investment will be used to further develop the application, market the product and hire sales personnel.




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Zeriscope is a leading enterprise-grade mobile telemedicine platform. The company designs, develops and manufactures software and mobile-based communications infrastructure that enables healthcare providers to conduct remote patient visits with superior sensor support. In addition to secure, high- definition telepresence capability, Zeriscope provides a fully integrated suite of diagnostic equipment and sensors. Clinical data captured by the system can be shared seamlessly across a distributed provider network using very low bandwidth. The $200,000 investment from SCRA's SC Launch program will help the company build out their software development team and hire key business development staff.

"We look forward to the continued growth of Zeriscope and Booster. SCRA is proud to support both of these companies and their innovative technologies that are changing the marketplace.", said Bob Quinn, Executive Director of SCRA.

The SC Launch program is SCRA's entrepreneurial platform that provides mentoring, grants and investments to qualified, South Carolina companies in the Advanced Materials/Manufacturing, Information Technology and Life Sciences industries.

About SCRA
http://www.scra.org/

Chartered in 1983 by the state of South Carolina, SCRA foster South Carolina's Innovation Economy. SCRA improves the development and growth of South Carolina's innovation ecosystem by supporting entrepreneurs, enabling academic research and commercialization and connecting industry to innovators.

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