Tech Venture Conference 2017
Innovators Report 2017 Thru Q2
Connections to Capital
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HB2 & Entrepreneurs
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Why does Citrix ShareFile support CED as a Strategic Partner?
All startups are bound to make many mistakes in their journey. In order to succeed they need good mentorship, networks and eventually funds. CED is positioned best to provide these resources to entrepreneurs in North Carolina, and we are proud to support these efforts.Find out how Citrix ShareFile helps NC entrepreneurs.
RT @RobbieAllen: Final selfie of the @CEDNC conference. It was fun! https://t.co/Aaagea9vxl — 19 hours 18 min ago
Did you catch @michaelchasen flying @PrecisionHawk drone in the lobby? Come on in for Closing Lunch to hear from hi… https://t.co/0NZq1HhYAB — 20 hours 38 min ago
RT @PrecisionHawk: Flying #drones with @CEDNC at the #Raleigh Convention Center before @michaelchasen delivers closing keynote at 1pm! https://t.co/cxzxpp9vwM — 20 hours 49 min ago
RT @aaronwhoughton: I think all employers will find and hire top #infoeconomy talent through platforms like @MindSumo in five years @CEDNC #techventure — 21 hours 24 min ago
RT @michaelchasen: Look forward to joining @CEDNC this afternoon. I promise we will also be flying drones #PrecisionHawk https://t.co/7hIwJK1SFi — 21 hours 39 min ago
RT @nosrednAhsoJ: As expected, @Broadvine knocked it out of the park in today's @CEDNC pitch. Well done Shawn! https://t.co/9VGOJpGvEF — 21 hours 40 min ago
RT @uduInc: Day 1 of the @CEDNC Tech Venture Conference, or, how to get your unstructured data problem solved gratis. #CEDTVC… https://t.co/h0wZTBqNFq — 23 hours 38 min ago
RT @ncidea: Last Growth co. update at #CEDTVC is Seed Grant recipient @ArchiveSocial. Provides the highest level of compliance… https://t.co/0MbXezVzWl — 23 hours 43 min ago
RT @HeatherDeanHPG: @drewschiller Improving the quality of life @validic @CEDNC #CEDTVC #connectandgrow https://t.co/sZoFgKNr8g — 23 hours 44 min ago
RT @Josh_Haymond: 4 years ago, saw @validic at my first @CEDNC #CEDTVC in 2013. Great to see @drewschiller and team continue to change healthcare landscape. — 23 hours 44 min ago
RT @Brooks_Malone_: Pendo tripled headcount to 150 since the @CEDNC #CEDTVC last year and still hiring. Great job @tolson @pendoio team… https://t.co/XWHwbdxyQy — 23 hours 44 min ago
RT @jcaplain: .@anthonyatti crushing it on stage presenting the @PhononicRTP story at #CEDTVC #connectandgrow https://t.co/4AEapls4C4 — 1 day 12 min ago
RT @exitevent: "Do not be afraid to work with the government. If you really want to change the world, I suggest you start there." @docdoug #CEDTVC — 1 day 13 min ago
RT @muthax: Thank you @WRALTechWire for covering us - https://t.co/Z3GSuj6xOL Stop by our booth @CEDNC #CEDTVC #ConnectAndGrow — 1 day 15 min ago
RT @RobbieAllen: Starting the day @CEDNC with @playsideline, the best fantasy app around! https://t.co/6L9KqnMHx3 — 1 day 16 min ago
RT @RobbieAllen: About to moderate the Venture Panel at @CEDNC. Have my Klearly shirt on for @krawchick. They are just starting but… https://t.co/4XA5srjrvu — 1 day 15 hours ago
On stage now @davidcohen @chrisheivly @techstars #CEDTVC #ConnectAndGrow https://t.co/EHD01fj072 — 1 day 17 hours ago
Entrepreneurs: "You want to have a clear and crisp vision but have your blinders wide open" @johndoerr @kpcb #CEDTVC https://t.co/WHSN1hFGZP — 1 day 19 hours ago
Silicon Valley venture capitalist @johndoerr @kpcb asks himself before investing "Would I mind getting into trouble with this entrepreneur?" — 1 day 19 hours 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.