Connect + Grow
Tech Venture Conference 2016
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 DataChambers support CED as a strategic partner?
Having been a start-up business ourselves, we know what it takes to get a new venture off the ground and believe we have a lot to offer today's strategic new ideas and concepts. We also know that one of the key ingredients to the continuation of today's vibrant Triangle marketplace is a strong support structure for tomorrow's entrepreneurial businesses.
5 startups, 2 @RedHatNews & 3 @Citrix teams were selected for this year's $10K @innovatorspro! Meet them:… https://t.co/gyuyDeSg8I — 1 day 16 hours ago
Mostly Sunny & 70s. Nice, right? Forecast for the CED Member Meet-Up @RailHawksFC on Wed. Join us on the Party Deck… https://t.co/kjORjRfjzd — 1 day 17 hours ago
FREE buffet dinner, drinks, and networking at the CED Member Meet-Up on Wednesday @RailHawksFC Register:… https://t.co/x4lilApbnC — 1 day 20 hours ago
RT @AlwaysEnvested: The @CEDNC Tech Venture conference was a huge success! → https://t.co/wbye49dh9S https://t.co/CiRq9Np8FR — 2 days 15 hours ago
ATTN CED Members - Join us for a FREE Meet-Up @RailHawksFC next week! Network over buffet dinner and drinks: https://t.co/JN0ruLuq5B — 2 days 20 hours ago
RT @getstealz: Sneak a peek into a day in the life at Stealz, thanks to @CEDNC + @strydrvn. Watch the full video here 🖥 ->… https://t.co/TusQpqdvjv — 3 days 16 hours ago
RT @iScribesInc: Check out @CEDNC 's #CEDTVC video #TheNext, featuring iScribes CEO @JaredPelo link here: https://t.co/6Qk3e9DUeS — 3 days 16 hours ago
Entrelinks is out! FREE Member Meet-Up Next Week + CED is Recruiting + #CEDTVC Recap & More News: https://t.co/1tCGD65gUd — 5 days 28 min ago
This Week! CED Members get 50% off @SUGTriangle Sept event with @speakerjeff of @priceline https://t.co/rsqBzcuCUI — 5 days 21 hours ago
One week from today! CED Members get 50% off @SUGTriangle Sept event with @speakerjeff of @priceline https://t.co/rsqBzcuCUI — 1 week 2 days ago
ICYMI: CED Receives $150K Ecosystem Partner Grant from @ncidea for "Connections to Capital" https://t.co/L3J1xCb7l6 https://t.co/tRoPKDV5EX — 1 week 2 days ago
Thanks to Rick Smith for posting 60+ company profiles. Incredible exposure for #TheNext tech startups. #CEDTVC https://t.co/1Ilr3CGlca — 1 week 2 days ago
RT @ecodyst: @Joseph_DeSimone thanks for endorsement and mentorship. @CEDNC @HeidolphNA @kenanflagler @AmerChemSociety #rotovap https://t.co/dpQqYGs6d4 — 1 week 2 days ago
RT @laurabaverman: #TheNext North Carolina Innovators are Democratizing and Decentralizing (A #CEDTVC recap): https://t.co/jfelLGCReE @lizzyhazeltine @CEDNC — 1 week 2 days ago
RT @2timflood: Superbly well-run/informative/inspiring @CEDNC TechVentureConf! Kudos 2 J, MM & team 4 all the work #CEDTVC #TheNext https://t.co/MiVVo2A0gv — 1 week 2 days ago
RT @redspireusnc: Memorable quote day 1 "genius does not discriminate by zip code , but opportunity does" ! what else happened @cednc https://t.co/Bsrb7oYsrb — 1 week 2 days ago
RT @howgorithm: @CEDNC Great job on the conference & thanks for having us! Loved the venue, made a ton of helpful contacts. Will be back next year #CEDTVC — 1 week 2 days ago
An exciting two days featuring emerging tech companies like @Tiba_Health Hope to see everyone next year! https://t.co/O9GGsDIjtF — 1 week 2 days 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.