Strategic Partners

Partners providing support to Entrepreneurial Companies

Inspired by CED’s mission to connect entrepreneurial companies with high value resources to accelerate business growth in the region, organizations across the U.S. are committed to providing financial support along with expertise and access to their extended networks. Strategic Partners of CED include leaders among the most prominent corporate businesses, legal institutions, accounting firms, banks, financial services, insurance companies, investors, university partnerships and others. These Strategic Partners help fuel tomorrow’s success stories by investing in today’s ecosystem. Their financial support allows CED to provide critical resources and programs, such as the CED Venture Mentoring Service and Connections to Capital. Our two signature conferences – Life Science Conference and Tech Venture Conference – provide premier networking opportunities for our business community and entrepreneurial companies.

If your company or organization is interested in establishing a strategic partnership with CED, please contact Robin Costello or call 919.226.0476. This support is critical to helping grow our region’s entrepreneurial community and benefit these promising, high impact companies.

Check out our Newsfeed for the latest Strategic Partner Spotlight and find out why our partners support CED. For a list by industry, please see our Service Provider Directory.