Tech Venture Conference 2016
Connect + Grow
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.
Connections to Capital
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 Hutchison PLLC support CED as a strategic partner?
We support CED as a strategic partner because CED is the driving force in entrepreneurial development...The information it provides and the programs it conducts for entrepreneurs and investors are essential for the entrepreneurial ecosystem in our area.
Looking for a job in support of entrepreneurs? @ncidea is hiring a Community and Office Coordinator https://t.co/oEe7l8Zzq3 — 3 hours 50 sec ago
HangBee: a new way to connect https://t.co/iRkjes0C0M Support our intern & other local college students w/ new #SocialMedia #Startup — 5 hours 48 sec ago
'Happy to give since my mentors haven't charged for their time' https://t.co/aIBr5HvbBA Give to help entrepreneurs! https://t.co/CXpPXRC5hD — 7 hours 10 min ago
CED's @PatelDhruv is making at least 7 introductions between #startups & #investors each week. Full story @exitevent https://t.co/O0Jq8aKRRT — 23 hours 41 min ago
Health & finance startups experiment w/ behavioral econ @DukeU's @advncdhindsight. Apply for Startup Lab by July 3: https://t.co/CBMDXoQ1eo — 1 day 1 hour ago
Creator of "The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs" @realdanlyons to speak at Tech Venture https://t.co/CynTfoiVbH #CEDTVC https://t.co/M5sIAk3NYK — 1 day 2 hours ago
Reporting on trends & issues facing #VentureCapital #Startups @CFair1 to speak https://t.co/OuiXEn6p46 #CEDTVC https://t.co/EoGumc54bb — 1 day 3 hours ago
Startups, get exposure to 75+ investment funds. Apply to pitch at Tech Venture 2016: https://t.co/TgUbATDa9X #CEDTVC — 1 day 4 hours ago
#TheNext 3D Pioneer @Joseph_DeSimone Serial Entrepreneur-300 Scientific Articles-150 Patents https://t.co/PfgWhVtuZK https://t.co/HZ4qc5j6C9 — 1 day 4 hours ago
#Blockchain Guru @JerryCuomo to speak at #CEDTVC on #TheNext revolutionary tech https://t.co/045JHVcpUj @IBM https://t.co/VgFI6K7pa4 — 1 day 5 hours ago
Author: Predictably Irrational. Chief Behavioral Economist for Startups @danariely https://t.co/VxYSMahVBl #CEDTVC https://t.co/lL7UC38JV0 — 1 day 6 hours ago
.@Soar_Triangle is accepting apps til July 1 for the next Mentored Co. Program, Details here https://t.co/rwOKweJuQ3 https://t.co/GHlCj0I2RB — 1 day 7 hours ago
Meet the Tech Venture Speakers Sharing #TheNext Big Idea. Globally Disruptive #Entrepreneurs & Thinkers #CEDTVC https://t.co/jjFSNhfS8D — 1 day 8 hours ago
CED Connections to Capital has helped entrepreneurs raise $55M in one year. Give to support CED & entrepreneurs: https://t.co/ENnSJCgOMa — 1 day 23 hours ago
High #impact #socent startups- apply by 7/7 for @investorscircle natl pitch event https://t.co/PhJkfIyK1S #socent #impinv — 2 days 1 hour ago
As the region’s startups scale, so does the need for programs like Connections to Capital https://t.co/UJqFAsuZcl @FilterEasy @zaloni @Icimo — 2 days 2 hours ago
'My mentors challenged...took us from a beginning vision to a high growth company" https://t.co/aIBr5HvbBA @Icimo https://t.co/4KK95VI7M3 — 2 days 4 hours ago
'This type of matchmaking is atypical in the #startup world' https://t.co/3aXTGpEtO7 #investor relations @exitevent https://t.co/E1ZYGCu7dv — 2 days 6 hours ago
Our intern & other local college students w/ new way to connect: HangBee. Check it out https://t.co/iRkjes0C0M #SupportStartups #SocialMedia — 2 days 8 hours ago
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.