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 Right Management support CED as a strategic partner?
Right Management supports CED as a strategic partner because it is a conduit to the entrepreneurial community, innovation and cutting edge developments. An increasing number of the candidates we support are interested in entrepreneurship and our partnership with CED enables us to share relevant, up-to-date information to help them advance their professional journey.
RT @exitevent: The Top 5 Venture Deals of 2016 in NC Are Mostly #Biotech: https://t.co/VGK2Ztf2HR @arhuffman78 @PrecisionHawk @ncino @Valencell_Inc @CEDNC — 9 hours 1 min ago
& more CED members! @Netsertive @RedHatNews @Samanage @Spoonflower @windsorcircle via @TriangleBIZJrnl https://t.co/Kuw7N4Lv8S #CEDNetwork — 9 hours 31 min ago
Many CED members! @channeladvisor @CushWakeRTP @EYnews @Fidelity @HireNetworks @iContact @inmotionnow @Liquidia_Inc https://t.co/Kuw7N4Lv8S — 9 hours 36 min ago
Our President & CEO Joan Siefert Rose w/ fellow @TechCouncils leaders. Great hospitality @techoregon Ready for Day 3 https://t.co/47BUPmdBxi — 14 hours 25 min ago
.@scotwingo Entrepreneur Workshop. Sept 13. Register for CED Tech Venture to attend: https://t.co/P9TIYcA3d6 #CEDTVC https://t.co/aawMLBvRN0 — 14 hours 34 min ago
RT @ncstateott: NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’. @NCState @DerrickMinor @RaleighWake @RaleighGov @NewRaleigh @CEDNC https://t.co/xa3PwRlaAo — 1 day 10 hours ago
RT @HQCharlotte: 75+ Investment Funds.In the same place.At the same time @ the @CEDNC Tech Venture Conf. 9/13 https://t.co/yAxXWbBclz https://t.co/Scb0USaeBw — 1 day 11 hours ago
.@OurCrowd's Jon Medved: way to attract Israeli #entrepreneurs to US cities isn't tax breaks/property grants but quality of life #TECNA16 — 1 day 12 hours ago
500 #cybersecurity #startups based in Israel according to @StartUpNationHQ Finder. That's 1/3 of the world's cybersecurity startups #TECNA16 — 1 day 12 hours ago
#Tech #Entrepreneurs: If you want to learn from someone who has “done it before”, this is your chance. https://t.co/P9TIYcA3d6 @scotwingo — 1 day 12 hours ago
Morning session: Israel's booming #startup hub. Top 4 nation in the world for raising capital. Check out @OurCrowd @StartUpNationHQ #TECNA16 — 1 day 12 hours ago
A few of our staff are in Portland this week to network & share w/ our Tech Council friends at #TECNA16 @techoregon https://t.co/yrOsCkVdHN — 1 day 14 hours ago
RT @RaleighWake: Telling entrepreneurial success stories in the national media is a great way we attract investment. @CEDNC #RaleighYPN #raleighwakestory — 1 day 14 hours ago
RT @AP_Holmes: Love the work @PatelDhruv and @CEDNC does to bring investment to the Triangle. So important to entrepreneurship here. #raleighypn — 1 day 14 hours ago
RT @RaleighWake: This morning’s #RaleighYPN event is on “The future of #Raleigh” with @CEDNC @visitRaleigh @empire1792 — 1 day 14 hours ago
"That sort of disruption has opened the door for a lot of startups to come along" @JayBigelow @newsobserver #fintech https://t.co/hGUc37mDtH — 2 days 13 hours ago
How do you get a spot @scotwingo's Entrepreneur Workshop? Register for Tech Venture: https://t.co/xih78cTnxs #CEDTVC https://t.co/0zoRSqUWBC — 2 days 16 hours ago
RT @scotwingo: Looking forward to putting together a workshop focused on helping Triangle startups scale! LMK what we should cover https://t.co/S3zzH2jBoU — 3 days 5 hours ago
Just In! Entrepreneur Workshop to kick off CED Tech Venture w/ Scot Wingo @scotwingo https://t.co/xih78cTnxs #CEDTVC https://t.co/hPbMlUETEL — 3 days 11 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.