February 12, 2024 // CED News/Events, Press Release // biotech, entrepreneurship, north carolina, Startup, Tech CED Announces Companies Selected to Pitch at Venture Connect 2024 RTP, NC, February 12, 2024 – The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) announced today the innovative companies selected to present at Venture Connect 2024. The event is set to take place on March 20 – 21 in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.The 2024 cohort of companies illustrates the developments within the Tech, Biotech, and Consumer Innovation sectors, with 125 selected companies set to present at the Summit. These companies, selected after review with CED’s external selection committee, will showcase their ventures before an audience of investors, sponsors, and fellow entrepreneurs. Venture Connect provides these entrepreneurs with brand exposure and prominence within one of the nation’s most rapidly evolving ecosystems.View the full lineup of 2024 Presenting Companies at https://cednc.org/venture-connect/pitch/ “We’re thrilled to announce the exceptional lineup of 125 companies selected for Venture Connect 2024,” says Hunter Young, CED’s Head of Capital. “Faced with a substantial number of applications, we had the challenging task of curating a group that authentically represents the innovation in our region. These selected companies epitomize cutting-edge ideas, and we look forward to providing them with a unique platform to connect, collaborate, and share their groundbreaking visions with the audience at the upcoming event in March”. A selection committee, including active angel investors, local & regional venture capital firms, as well as community and corporate partners, meticulously reviewed all applications to select the top presenting companies. Members of the press interested in featuring these companies can contact CED to connect with the appropriate media contact. Media inquiries can be directed to Rheanna Smith at email@example.com.With the announcement of these presenting companies, CED anticipates showcasing the best of the innovation that the Southeast region has to offer, throughout the two-day summit. For details on pricing and the agenda, visit the website. Early-bird pricing is available through February 13, 2024. About CED’s Venture ConnectVenture Connect, a summit that assembles groundbreaking companies from the Biotech and Technology communities alongside top investors from across the U.S., stands as a testament to the robustness of our tech and life science ecosystems. CED invites you to support entrepreneurs and seasoned experts as they join forces with investors and stakeholders for two days of unparalleled content and connections at Venture Connect 2024.About CED (Council for Entrepreneurial Development)The Council for Entrepreneurial Development was formed in 1984 by a group of business leaders wanting to empower the successful creation and growth of entrepreneurial companies in the North Carolina region. CED acts as the connective center for all of this to happen. Through high-touch support, education, access to capital, and crucial connections, CED brings entrepreneurs together with the optimal resources needed to turn a new company into a success story. For more information go to www.cednc.org.