Two Triangle Founders who Built a Company while Contributing to the Success of their Peers

Exits and funding events create a contagious buzz among media sources and give a community a great cause for celebration. However, there is often less emphasis on a founder(s) journey to get to that milestone, along with their impact on the entrepreneurial community over time. Shutterfly acquires Durham-based startup, Spoonflower When the announcement of Spoonflower’s […]

Apply To Pitch at Venture Atlanta

Venture Atlanta Deadline is August 6th! If you are looking to meet investors, now or anytime in the next nine months, Venture Atlanta is a must attend event in the southeast. Venture Atlanta will take place October 20-21 and promises the opportunity to meet/get noticed by 350 investors for both seed and growth stage companies […]

The Secret Sauce of CED’s GRO Program

The most important aspect of any accelerator or incubator program is the experts you will meet, learn from, and work with. CED is blessed to have a deep and rich network of experts it called on as we put together our GRO incubator. We refer to these folks as CED’s “secret sauce.”

Virtual Conferences: Moving Forward

One of the niceties’ of building a tech company in the southeast is the friendly competition we have between the various regions. CED Venture Connect and Venture Atlanta both claim to host “the largest gathering of venture investors in the southeast” and truth be told they are both fairly large regional conferences,both really important and both really good at […]

Venture Connect Online – Podcast | Working and collaborating with University Technology Transfer Offices

The third podcast of Venture Connect online with partners Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati: The three great universities that form the vertices of the Triangle of North Carolina are engines of innovation for its ecosystems. Every year these great universities convert billions of dollars of research into new companies like Precision Biosciences, Stride bio, Carbon, Quintiles, Cree […]

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