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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.
Entrelinks is out! Check out the #CEDTVC17 Conference Recap. https://t.co/vvRGVuW3mi — 2 hours 52 min ago
RT @exitevent: Building a startup ecosystem and 'give first' from the @CEDNC Tech Venture Conference https://t.co/ZkNCuvsnCS — 3 days 18 hours ago
RT @krawchick: Mr @CEDNC himself @JayBigelow dropping knowledge on me 🤓. Great event this week! Thx to CED team. 👍 https://t.co/49NB0APJY3 — 3 days 23 hours ago
RT @ShannonCuthrell: “There can be more success stories if we create an environment for innovators to succeed." -@RoyCooperNC at @CEDNC. https://t.co/ETV9tW5lit — 3 days 23 hours ago
Wow. Did this actually happen?! We cannot thank @LSteveNelson enough for hosting @johndoerr of Kleiner Perkins… https://t.co/GILkPFwou6 — 4 days 18 hours ago
RT @CofoundersCapVC: Great networking at the @CEDNC TVC! Congrats @myxxrecipes @EmployUsApp @mapmycustomers and @impathiq for awesome pitches! — 4 days 18 hours ago
Drew and his @validic team are truly accelerating growth in NC. Proud to be able to showcase CEOs like him each yea… https://t.co/eCO2e3GTpK — 4 days 19 hours ago
ICYMI: Legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist John Doerr was genuine & inspiring at CED Tech Venture. A once-i… https://t.co/4chsnJg72J — 4 days 19 hours ago
We featured 45 company presentations on stage at #CEDTVC between Showcase, Lightning, Emerging Tech, Growth Stage C… https://t.co/GGi7tvMYAI — 4 days 19 hours ago
Thank YOU & @RobbieAllen You two make a great team. What will be your next collaboration? Jason's book? More t-shir… https://t.co/1H8QpLBSxa — 4 days 21 hours ago
RT @FoodLogiQ: Thanks @CEDNC for producing another great conference! #ConnectandGrow #NC #Tech https://t.co/S2gUL9A5Qm — 4 days 21 hours ago
So many unforgettable moments at CED Tech Venture over the last two days. What was your favorite part? #CEDTVC… https://t.co/CUyORkHQDz — 4 days 21 hours ago
RT @RobbieAllen: Final selfie of the @CEDNC conference. It was fun! https://t.co/Aaagea9vxl — 5 days 20 hours 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 — 5 days 21 hours ago
RT @PrecisionHawk: Flying #drones with @CEDNC at the #Raleigh Convention Center before @michaelchasen delivers closing keynote at 1pm! https://t.co/cxzxpp9vwM — 5 days 21 hours ago
RT @aaronwhoughton: I think all employers will find and hire top #infoeconomy talent through platforms like @MindSumo in five years @CEDNC #techventure — 5 days 22 hours ago
RT @michaelchasen: Look forward to joining @CEDNC this afternoon. I promise we will also be flying drones #PrecisionHawk https://t.co/7hIwJK1SFi — 5 days 22 hours ago
RT @nosrednAhsoJ: As expected, @Broadvine knocked it out of the park in today's @CEDNC pitch. Well done Shawn! https://t.co/9VGOJpGvEF — 5 days 22 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.