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HB2 & Entrepreneurs
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Why does Hamilton Point Investment Advisors support CED as a strategic partner?
Hamilton Point believes entrepreneurship creates jobs, stimulates economic growth, and provides strength to small business. We support CED because we believe thriving entrepreneurship boosts our region's economy and gives the Triangle a sustainable, competitive edge.
When is the right time to sell your business? Find out THURS at CED's Exit Workshop. Round tables, networking & mor… https://t.co/U5GNrJTCzv — 6 hours 25 min ago
RT @PatelDhruv: The largest & longest-running network for entrepreneurs in the country, @CEDNC is recruiting for President and CEO https://t.co/P4VnBOHHk9 — 10 hours 23 min ago
Entrelinks is out! Last Call for the Growth-Stage Workshop this Thurs. Plus, member news, events, and more: https://t.co/lFEEY8XtYZ — 14 hours 40 min ago
RT @InvestorsCircle: Love ops, data, organization, & impact? Apply to work at @investorscircle in @downtowndurham HQ: https://t.co/E5Wzb1FX6I #socent #impinv — 1 day 5 hours ago
RT @TriBizTech: Big news for #Raleigh's @K4Connect today - an Intel-fueled $8M round https://t.co/39IdL2p9s0 att: @cednc @ncta — 1 day 5 hours ago
ATTN Entreps: Looking to sell your company? CED's Exit Workshop is THIS THURS w/ CEO @ReverbNation Mike Doernberg… https://t.co/6FAzAAcKUi — 1 day 9 hours ago
RT @HQRaleigh: #OfficeHours Tomorrow 9-11 with @JayBigelow from @CEDNC He's our fav #Marketing go-to guy! https://t.co/f3bOb8EZL9 — 1 day 11 hours ago
RT @ncstateotcnv: .NC State startup Locus Biosciences WSJ https://t.co/0hSkNx44MG @TriangleBIZJrnl @CEDNC @newsobserver… https://t.co/1iNQBipQGO — 1 day 12 hours ago
ATTN Full-time Students: Do you want experience supporting #entrepreneurs? We're hiring #interns!… https://t.co/FWdZ8cLw51 — 4 days 11 hours ago
From our friends @InnovateRaleigh : Network behind the scenes at the #TriangleMakers Oct Meetup! 10/25 @Centerline https://t.co/AkAsjVf6g3 — 5 days 7 hours ago
CED Members get 50% off @SUGTriangle Oct. event with @ahpah of @bullpencap Tix available here https://t.co/ToP3sfzmjV — 5 days 10 hours ago
ATTN Entreps: Looking to sell your company? Check out CED's Exit Workshop 10/27 w/ CEO @ReverbNation Mike Doernber… https://t.co/53twsThLmr — 5 days 11 hours ago
Are you a full-time student who is passionate about supporting #entrepreneurs? We're hiring #interns!… https://t.co/bdf91IX56C — 6 days 5 hours ago
"The business community here & desire to help others is something I've never seen before" -CEO of @FoodLogiQ at CED… https://t.co/kFpQn6SqUi — 1 week 5 hours ago
CEO of @FoodLogiQ sharing his experience growing a business in NC. "Amazing location...This group is the best in th… https://t.co/2kDvFQaLuS — 1 week 5 hours ago
ATTN Full-time Students: Do you want experience supporting #entrepreneurs? We're hiring #interns!… https://t.co/dtybL6w79e — 1 week 10 hours ago
Entrelinks is out! Give to Super-Charge the Innovation Economy + Exit Workshop + Members News & More: https://t.co/tm82dyzW8E — 1 week 14 hours ago
RT @DerrickMinor: It's time again for the Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs Survey. It takes 5 min to complete. Help us out… https://t.co/orZIcqJDQY — 1 week 1 day ago
Are you a full-time student who is passionate about supporting #entrepreneurs? We're hiring #interns!… https://t.co/hc3O5JBCaa — 1 week 1 day ago
Thanks for featuring a pic of our team! Currently recruiting for President & CEO + seeking interns for spring 2017… https://t.co/jhze4E9MSn — 1 week 1 day 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.