PRESS RELEASE: 2021-2022 Executive Committee Appointments

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) announces today three key appointments to the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors. Kelly Rowell, President and CEO shares how strengthening the voice of entrepreneurs and investors at its highest level ignites true transformation at CED.  “CED provided valuable resources for my company in the early days, and […]

CED In Partnership With Bridge Bank – Releases Annual Innovators Report

North Carolina-based high-growth companies raised a record-setting amount of venture funding last year, collectively totaling over $3.4 billion raised, a 25% increase over the previous record in 2018 and a 130% increase over 2019. All told, 187 companies completed 223 deals across the Tech, Life Science, Cleantech, Makers, and Advanced Manufacturing and Materials industries. In […]

CED Announces GRO Cohort Demo Day

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) announces Demo Day for its second tech cohort to complete the GRO Incubator.  Demo Day will be held in person, June 30th at WeWork in Raleigh. GRO is a twelve-week incubator program aimed at supporting high-growth, high-impact companies looking to grow their venture through valuable programming and coaching.  GRO […]