Life Science Conference 2017
Connect + Grow
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CED tracks 1,800 companies, is connected to 250+ investors, and helped raise $53M in 10 months.Gain access to our powerful network.
HB2 & Entrepreneurs
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Why does Navigant support CED as a strategic partner?
Navigant & CED share common goals – to empower entrepreneurs and their affiliates, to expand networks, and to develop a stronger community. We are excited to add value by sharing our experience helping emerging and global Life Science and Technology organizations navigate strategic decisions, Regulatory and Compliance programs, interactions with government regulators, and profitable exits. We are committed to the entrepreneurs of NC and value our position as a CED Strategic Partner.
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#InnovatorsReport: 27 investors from California invested in NC #entreps in 2016 https://t.co/qNUK1LnwSa https://t.co/csr9MFD6FD — 5 hours 45 min ago
#InnovatorsReport: Tech leads in # of 2016 equity deals. Overall, 188 deals were completed by 154 NC cos… https://t.co/UPKCMaLh4T — 7 hours 10 min ago
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Last Day to Save! Online Registration Closes at Midnight for the CED Life Science Conference #CEDLSC https://t.co/zjbkGZ7s96 — 7 hours 24 min ago
20+ Speakers at CED Life Science Conf https://t.co/hFLujk2e79 Online registration closes at MIDNIGHT! #CEDLSC… https://t.co/BNPR8A352N — 7 hours 45 min ago
#InnovatorsReport: NC #entreps @PhononicRTP + @UndercoverColor had 4 of top 5 deals in adv manufacturing + materials https://t.co/LNpGTSpf6o — 8 hours 15 min ago
#InnovatorsReport: NC entreps @pendoio, @PrecisionHawk, @ncino, + Sports Media Technology had top 5 deals in tech https://t.co/JMPN6Ltayt — 8 hours 59 min ago
Last Call! Online registration ends at MIDNIGHT. https://t.co/oygrdvBswN Make the next connection for your company #CEDLSC #SolvingTomorrow — 9 hours 28 min ago
#InnovatorsReport: China led international group with 8 investors https://t.co/qNUK1LnwSa — 10 hours 20 min ago
RT @WRALTechWire: CED Life Science Conference to showcase Triangle's remarkable success story https://t.co/HeUg6lp2S6 #wral — 12 hours 39 min ago
Official Agenda for CED Life Science Conf https://t.co/hFLujjKDfB Online registration closes at MIDNIGHT! #CEDLSC… https://t.co/Y15QXBBDlx — 12 hours 53 min ago
#InnovatorsReport: In adv manufacturing + materials, 16 NC cos completed 20 deals adding up to more than $90 millio… https://t.co/YxGteMgLum — 1 day 5 hours ago
#InnovatorsReport: 68% of NC deals in 2016 were located in the Triangle Region https://t.co/qNUK1LnwSa — 1 day 6 hours ago
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#InnovatorsReport: 18 international investors led in some of the larger deals of 2016 https://t.co/qNUK1LnwSa — 1 day 8 hours ago
#InnovatorsReport: 5 largest NC exits for 2016: @SensusGlobal, @BiologicsInc, @ESPprotection, @SurgeXAV + more https://t.co/qNUK1LF7JI — 1 day 9 hours ago
#InnovatorsReport: In cleantech, 5 NC cos completed deals totaling more than $16 million in 2016… https://t.co/XvXYn1OeL4 — 1 day 10 hours ago
For the last 30 years, CED has promoted the growth of the Triangle economy by cultivating a self-sustaining community of entrepreneurship through our powerfully connected network.
Since 1984, the CED community has steadily grown, turning the Triangle into a hotspot for entrepreneurial growth and success. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, CED is committed to identifying, supporting and advancing the next generation of high-growth, high-impact companies.
With more than 4,000 active members and 700 companies represented, as well as an ever-expanding national community committed to providing support, our expansive membership of industry veterans, successful innovators and enterprising startups comprises the largest and longest-running network for entrepreneurs in the country. Collectively raising $8.5 billion over the past 31 years, CED-connected entrepreneurial companies continue to support the growth of our powerful network, developing dynamic, inspiring means for expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem in North Carolina.
As the Triangle’s go-to entrepreneurial network for more than three decades, CED is dedicated to connecting and growing startups and businesses by cultivating a self-sustaining community of entrepreneurship in North Carolina and beyond.
Our Powerfully Connected Entrepreneurial Network
With just the right combination of opportunity, resources and talent, the Triangle region of North Carolina is experiencing explosive growth and business success. Behind that growth is a community with a 30-year commitment to fostering new insights in technology-based industries, and a track record of successful startups in North Carolina. At the core of this community is CED, which has formed a powerful network of investors, entrepreneurs, corporate partners, mentors and startup support organizations.
By continually connecting new businesses with investors, industry leaders and other supportive institutions, it’s our goal to build a self-sustaining entrepreneurial environment that encourages innovative and inventive ideas, helping those with traction to reach their full potential. By making the right connections and sharing experience, knowledge and resources, we can work together to ensure further growth and success for North Carolina’s entrepreneurs.