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The Sales Process: How to Get Through to Your Prospect

If you’re not trained in sales but you are in charge of sales because you’re the founder of the company, treat the effort like you would any other: execute and measure. Most entrepreneurs have no idea what it takes to sell but what they do have are the guts and the discipline to do it, […]

J.P. Morgan Headline Sponsor of Venture Connect 2020 Summit

RTP, NC, November 25, 2019 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) today announced J.P. Morgan as the Headline Sponsor for Venture Connect. The Venture Connect Summit, March 17-19, 2020, is redefining the traditional conference in a new three-day experience that will bring together the tech and life science communities to create connections and enable […]

Event Round-Up with Jay Bigelow

Fall is often known as the season of plenty… for me, it was the month of plenty events for entrepreneurs. Last week I went to 4 (and probably said no to several more). Monday was a local angel group monthly company pitch.   We are blessed to have 6 formal angel groups here, plus several […]

Strategic Partner Spotlight IronNet

How did IronNet Cybersecurity get started?  We were founded by General Keith Alexander, after he retired from leading the NSA. He was a four-star general in the U.S. Army focused on signal intelligence and intelligence-based counter-terrorism. When he retired and left public service, he felt like there was still a huge unmet need for defensive […]

GEMELLI: Striving to Meet a “Twin” Purpose

Your company has an interesting name and logo, is there a story behind it? Gemelli means “twins” in Italian. While we have a pair of twins within the Gemelli family, the name also refers to a “twin purpose.” We bring healthcare tools to market, but we also strive to advance a second mission of philanthropy. […]

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