January 11, 2017
COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 11, 2017) – TCube Solutions, a software services provider and innovation firm, is expanding its existing operations in Richland County. To accommodate its continued growth, the company is investing $1.7 million to move into a new facility and create 100 jobs.
Founded in 2007 with the assistance of the USC-Columbia Technology Incubator program, TCube provides efficient and cost-effective software systems implementation, configuration, maintenance and integration services to insurance industry clients worldwide. With more than 100 existing employees in the United States, the company utilizes innovation accelerators and complementary solutions to reduce clients’ cost and risk, allowing them to maximize revenues.
The company will be moving into a 25,000-square-foot workspace in the First Base Building at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, S.C., and adding additional equipment. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2017, and interested applicants should visit the company’s careers page online.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
“Columbia is a thriving insurance technology hub offering experienced local talent and community resources that continue to accelerate our business growth. Specialized educational programs from USC, Midlands Tech and local industry groups help sustain a rich talent pool. We continue to receive outstanding support from local, state and community leaders. We want to especially thank Representative James Smith for helping TCube connect with the many support groups and local leaders that have been so instrumental in our success. Partnerships with the USC Business and Technology Incubator, USC and Midlands Tech enable TCube’s business to thrive in Columbia.” –TCube Solutions CEO Sam McGuckin
“TCube’s growth in Richland County, with its decision to invest an additional $1.7 million, is another success story that shows that Team South Carolina has developed a business environment where companies of all kinds can thrive. We’re excited to thank TCube for the commitment they have shown to our people by creating 100 new jobs, and look forward to seeing the positive impact it will have on our state.” –Gov. Nikki Haley
“Today, we’re thrilled to celebrate a great win for South Carolina’s rapidly-growing tech industry. With this announcement, TCube builds on the momentum achieved by this dynamic sector, which employs approximately 60,000 workers across our state.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“The TCube success story is a prime example of what can be achieved when we invest time and energy in the talents of local entrepreneurs. That was the mission upon which the USC-Columbia Technology Incubator was founded. Thanks to the collaboration of all the Incubator community partners, we are developing local talent, creating jobs and making the Midlands a great place to live, learn and earn.” –USC President Harris Pastides
“Sam and the team at TCube have worked hard to build a great company. They are an example of the type of tech start-ups the Midlands is becoming known for, and their continued success will have a ripple effect -- boosting the local economy and drawing even more talent to the region.” – USC-Columbia Technology Incubator Executive Director Bill Kirkland
“Richland County is proud to support an environment that fosters innovation and encourages the growth of small businesses such as TCube Solutions.” –Richland County Council Chair Joyce Dickerson
“The City of Columbia is thrilled to see TCube Solutions, a local insurance tech start-up and graduate of the USC-Columbia Technology Incubator, expand to Bull Street as they continue to grow into a highly-successful, innovative solutions provider. From their beginnings a decade ago with three employees, their creation of 100 new jobs and $1.7 million investment showcases the incredible growth potential of their company. Their commitment confirms that Columbia is indeed a vibrant, world-class entrepreneurial city, and we congratulate them on their continued success.” –City of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin
“Columbia and the Central South Carolina region have long been hubs for the insurance sector, and today offers a thriving insurance technology environment. TCube Solutions is a start-up company that continues to grow and expand here at home. Companies operating in the knowledge economy understand the value of operating in a region that offers tremendous higher education support that generates a trained and skilled workforce. Congratulations to TCube Solutions; we look forward to future growth and development.” –Central S.C. Alliance Chairman Mike Brenan
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About Central South Carolina Alliance
The Central SC Alliance (CSCA) is a full-service professional economic development organization, founded in 1994 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, public/private partnership, engaged in the recruitment of capital investment and jobs to the Central Region of South Carolina. Since inception, CSCA and its partners and allies, have attracted $11.9 billion in capital investment and over 65,470 new jobs to the Central Region of South Carolina.
CSCA represents nine counties and the City of Columbia. (The nine county region includes, Calhoun, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Orangeburg and Richland.) To learn more about the Central SC Alliance please visit our website at www.centralsc.org and be sure to follow us on Twitter @Central_SC and like us on Facebook.