SCRA’s SC Launch!® Invests $150,000 in Upstart MedProcure

October 9, 2008

CHARLESTON, SC – October 9, 2008 – Seneca, SC-based MedProcure received a $150,000 investment from SCRA’s SC Launch! today at The Poinsett Club in Greenville. MedProcure is headed by Tom Woodson, a Greenville native and Furman University graduate. His experience includes multiple early-stage product launches and development of sales, marketing and operations to support those products.

MedProcure offers innovative supply chain solutions for healthcare providers in the non-acute (non-hospital) market segments. The company provides inventory and procurement solutions for its clients, including nursing homes, surgery centers, clinics, physicians, veterinarians and dentists.

Woodson founded MedProcure in 2007 with his partner, David Quattlebaum. Quattlebaum has extensive software industry experience and was instrumental in the design and development of MedProcure products. “The SC Launch! investment has enabled us to focus on product growth for our South Carolina-based entrepreneurial start-up company,” said Woodson.

 “We are pleased that MedProcure is now an SC Launch! Portfolio Company. MedProcure is yet another demonstration of the entrepreneurial strength we have in South Carolina that further builds the Knowledge Economy here,” said Bill Mahoney, SCRA CEO.

The MedProcure ceremony followed today’s InnoVision Technology Forum: “Driving Top Line Growth in a Down Economy: Unlocking the Mystery of Sales and Marketing.” Panelists included Lee Bussell – Chairman of Chernoff-Newman, Reed Bolton Byrum – Chairman of Byrum Innovation Group, Walker McKay – President of Strategic Partner/Sandler Training and Chris Beard – Regional VP of Sales for Infor Global Systems.

SCRA has provided funding and support for 83 new knowledge-based start-ups in South Carolina since its inception in April, 2006 through its SC Launch! program. According to a recent survey by The University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, the total annual economic contribution of SCRA operations, technology parks and SC Launch! was $1.4 billion in 2007.

About MedProcure

MedProcure is a software solutions company providing supplies procurement applications for physician offices, surgery centers and nursing homes.  By offering a fast yet simple method of managing and ordering all the supplies necessary to run a medical office, MedProcure is linking the supply chain and bringing significant value to manufacturers, distributors, and their customers.



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SCRA is a global leader in applied research and commercialization services with offices in Anderson, Charleston and Columbia. SCRA collaborates to advance technology. SCRA provides technology-based solutions with assured outcomes on behalf of industry, government, and research universities like Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina.

About SC Launch! (

SC Launch!, an SCRA collaboration, assists entrepreneurial start-up companies with up-front counseling, seed-funding, and access to a powerful resource network. The SC  Launch! mission is to help generate knowledge economy jobs in South Carolina, enhance the state’s quality of life and provide opportunity for all South Carolinians in the new economy.  For more information please visit

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