Innovators Report 2017 Thru Q2
Connections to Capital
CED tracks over 1,800 companies, is connected to 250+ investors, and has helped NC companies raise $55M.Gain access to our powerful network.
Why does Cushman & Wakefield support CED as a Strategic Partner?
Cushman & Wakefield is proud to support CED because of their critical role in nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurial companies, ensuring that the Triangle remains a "future-facing" economy -- at the epicenter of growth and innovation in life science and technology. These goals align with Cushman & Wakefield's own role in assisting entrepreneurs and their companies during this critical stage of the business.Find out how Cushman & Wakefield helps NC entrepreneurs.
BREAKING: CED is partnering with the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation and @DukeU to bring the 2018 Coulter Investment… https://t.co/u9G8kQSQoS — 2 days 13 hours ago
.@geekwire See the faces of entrepreneurship in NC: https://t.co/z6sAxoYZSO This is home for thousands of entrepren… https://t.co/IsU1bABtBH — 2 days 16 hours ago
JUST IN! Meet the Speakers: From Pediatrician and Chemist to CEOs @BCBSNC @IFMThera Hear them live at CED Life Scie… https://t.co/vtBhRlJ80y — 3 days 12 hours ago
RT @gsochamber: How are NC startups saving patients’ lives? Experience the latest innovations at @CEDNC Conference, Feb 27-28:… https://t.co/c3GkfWnW0g — 3 days 13 hours ago
Speaker Alert! Serial Biotech Entrepreneur + CEO of BCBSNC at CED Life Science Conference #CEDLSC Learn More: https://t.co/qG8gYWdwKP — 3 days 19 hours ago
RT @NCCEOForum: We appreciate the support of the Friends of the Forum: @CEDNC, @ncbio, @ncnonprofits, @NCGP, @tiecarolinas and the… https://t.co/Cu9ZlvzJdk — 4 days 15 hours ago
RT @CushWakeRDU: Excited to be featured by @CEDNC in this month's Strategic Partner Spotlight. We are proud to support CED b/c of th… https://t.co/ODPQGRcxWP — 4 days 16 hours ago
RT @ncbiotech: 2018 @CEDNC #LifeScience Conference to be Held in Conjunction with Coulter #Investor Forum https://t.co/GYdXKdvSSz… https://t.co/CylZSSsPZR — 5 days 14 hours ago
RT @GameTime_Tony: Vote for NC! We need more folks telling our technology, science and innovation stories: https://t.co/OQ1yjIIGxd cc:… https://t.co/YJ9VPoFOoy — 5 days 15 hours ago
Special thanks to @WRALTechWire for picking up our release today: https://t.co/PUr2BSalQG Check out the new site wi… https://t.co/ByyR0sD8ex — 5 days 16 hours ago
Entrelinks is out! CED Partners on Investment Forum with Coulter Foundation & @DukeU Details: https://t.co/165kqfP66R — 5 days 20 hours ago
Most efficient, cost-effective way to connect with NC's top entrepreneurial companies: @CEDNC Life Science https://t.co/4Qu38wTGN9 #CEDLSC — 6 days 12 hours ago
RT @redspireusnc: Last day for your #startup to apply for @CEDNC Life Sciences stage time in front of #investors… https://t.co/QJOmCZmGqd — 1 week 2 days ago
LAST CALL! Apply for on-stage presentation + Innovation Room @CEDNC Life Science https://t.co/pgAvaMdjHT Deadline today #CEDLSC @ncbiotech — 1 week 2 days ago
50+ Investors. 200+ Entrepreneurs. #1 Must-Attend Life Science Event. Feb 27-28. https://t.co/hQfivQrbV1 @CEDNC Life Science #CEDLSC — 1 week 3 days ago
ICYMI: In Feb, CED showcased 13 companies on stage at the CED Life Science Conference 2017. Since then, the Showcas… https://t.co/f8kQ7S1PKc — 1 week 3 days ago
Interview: @410Medical on the Showcase Company experience @CEDNC Life Science Conference https://t.co/VT478Q95d6 #CEDLSC — 1 week 3 days ago
RT @balentweet: Thanks for the November spotlight, @CEDNC. We’re proud to be one of your strategic partners! https://t.co/1Pq8ke5GMt — 1 week 4 days ago
Pitch your #lifescience company to 1,000+ investors & partners. Apply for @CEDNC Life Science: https://t.co/pgAvaMdjHT Deadline 12/1 #CEDLSC — 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.