CED had a chance to catch up with Deshawn, who you may have seen pitch at Venture Connect Online back in May. Deshawn is a NCSU Graduate and a TechStars backed Founder who is continuing to make progress with his platform both locally and internationally.
CED has been fortunate to partner with exceptional resources that contribute to strengthening its support programs for entrepreneurial companies, like the Venture Mentoring Service. We sat down with Barry Borgerson, Lead Mentor to discuss his impact over the last decade. Why did you gravitate to the Venture Mentoring Service (VMS)? I was invited to the […]
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 […]
Like most of us, Dan Moore and his team at Vaporware have spent the last few weeks attending the numerous virtual events that have popped up replacing traditional in-person and networking events. However, one in particular stands out. At the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s small business roundtable, their team heard concerns from fellow small business […]
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 […]
The second podcast of Venture Connect online with partners Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati provided some educational content on building and managing your board of directors. Megan Baier of WSGR interviewed Paul Garofolo of Locus Biosciences This is a great listen if you are a first time CEO. Paul is talking openly about a “misfire” he […]