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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 Spoonflower support CED as a strategic partner?
Spoonflower joined CED to show support for this important local organization that works to spotlight the entrepreneurial development in the Triangle. We also joined to say thank you–for it was at a CED event that our co-founder, Stephen, first met Holly Maloney McConnell from North Bridge Growth Equity (who eventually invested in our business
FREE buffet dinner, drinks, and networking at the CED Member Meet-Up @RailHawksFC on Wed. Join us on the Party Dec… https://t.co/NYDEgp84dd — 12 hours 34 min ago
RT @HQRaleigh: Hear from a #Marketing specialist during #OfficeHours TOMORROW 9am-11 with @JayBigelow from @CEDNC hq https://t.co/VDLcLcR27m — 14 hours 42 min ago
After 80+ int'l applications, 10 #tech startups selected @innovatorspro Raleigh w/ @citrix @RedHatNews @HQRaleigh… https://t.co/kpiQuRpuTp — 15 hours 34 min ago
Deadline is TODAY at 5pm! https://t.co/HuMudfbLJM — 16 hours 49 min ago
Shake the Mondays by registering for FREE Member Meet-Up. This Wed, 6:30pm @RailHawksFC Dinner & Drinks!… https://t.co/67LYaSsNVJ — 17 hours 49 min ago
RT @SamGodfrey: No surprise that @spoonflower top places to work in @TriangleBIZJrnl CEO Gart Davis goes above & beyond for the #community as well @CEDNC — 18 hours 19 min ago
5 startups, 2 @RedHatNews & 3 @Citrix teams were selected for this year's $10K @innovatorspro! Meet them:… https://t.co/gyuyDeSg8I — 3 days 12 hours ago
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ATTN CED Members - Join us for a FREE Meet-Up @RailHawksFC next week! Network over buffet dinner and drinks: https://t.co/JN0ruLuq5B — 4 days 17 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 — 5 days 13 hours ago
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Entrelinks is out! FREE Member Meet-Up Next Week + CED is Recruiting + #CEDTVC Recap & More News: https://t.co/1tCGD65gUd — 6 days 20 hours ago
This Week! CED Members get 50% off @SUGTriangle Sept event with @speakerjeff of @priceline https://t.co/rsqBzcuCUI — 1 week 18 hours ago
One week from today! CED Members get 50% off @SUGTriangle Sept event with @speakerjeff of @priceline https://t.co/rsqBzcuCUI — 1 week 4 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 4 days ago
Thanks to Rick Smith for posting 60+ company profiles. Incredible exposure for #TheNext tech startups. #CEDTVC https://t.co/1Ilr3CGlca — 1 week 4 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.