Want to see North Carolina become #1 on the Start-up Ecosystem List?  Help us, help entrepreneurs that are making our region the next best place to build a company, by making a donation to CED.  The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to helping high-impact, high-tech companies in North Carolina […]

Hand off Social Content Creation for your growing company.

Get your time back. Inspire your audience. Increase your reach. Be the hero at work. Your company might be the most incredible, future-focused, mission-minded company out there, but what difference is it really making if no one hears about it? We know you believe in what you are doing, and we want others to as […]

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 […]

What’s your Leadership Identity

Forgive me for stating the glaringly obvious but leadership isn’t easy.  It’s a journey of workplace discovery, experience and experiment where new challenges and situations are pooled with your individual ethics, beliefs, behavior and attitude to define the leader you are.  Whilst there are many different styles of leadership, like any other journey, there should […]

Venture Connect Summit Leaders Announced

RTP, NC, October 22, 2019 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) today announced five leaders for Venture Connect. As Summit leaders, they are leading the strategy for this annual event along with the CED team. “We are thrilled to have such successful, experienced entrepreneurs and leaders providing their expertise to ensure that this event is […]