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TECHNOLOGY INCUBATOR

Knowledge Park’s Technology Incubator offers entrepreneurs access to business resources and technical support designed to help launch an idea into a successful business. The Incubator isn’t just a place to share space; it’s designed to bring companies in, help them grow and develop, then graduate in approximately 8 to 12 months.

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The Technology Incubator's economic development mission is to assist in the successful launching of innovative technology companies to create knowledge economy jobs in the local community.

For additional information on the Technology Incubator at Knowledge Park contact 803-329-8721 or david.warner@cityofrockhill.com.

 

ZIPSTREAM GIGABIT INTERNET

zipstreamTechnology made available by locally owned telecommunications company Comporium, Zipstream internet service provides download and upload speeds of 1,000 megabits per second (mbps) – or one Gigabit – over a fiber optic network. The vision is to make York County recognized for recruiting, launching, and growing high-impact technology businesses. Further, Comporium’s residential and business customers in fiber neighborhoods or business parks have access to the Zipstream gigabit service.

 

 

COLLISION COWORK

Located in the heart of Rock Hill's Historic Old Town, Collision Cowork is the city's first creative coworking space. Its downtown location provides easy access to restaurants, bars, parks, and brand new urban apartments. Collision offers flexible or dedicated work space, private offices, and private phone booths. Meeting rooms include HD TVs and whiteboards. The kitchen area includes a refrigerator, sink, microwave, bar seating and free coffee.  All renters receive access via Wi-Fi or ethernet to Zipstream gigabit internet service over a fiber optic network at no additional charge.

 

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1 MILLION CUPS

1 Million Cups is a free, nation-wide program that allows early-stage startups a safe and supportive space to present their business ideas and receive constructive feedback from other business owners and community members. Launched for the first time in York County in November 2016, the group meets on the first Wednesday of every month and is open to all community members.