CED to Host Demo Day for GRO7 Cohort

Research Triangle Park, RTP, NC, May 28, 2024 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) is thrilled to announce the upcoming GRO Incubator Demo Day, scheduled for June 27th, 2024, at Longfellow’s Discovery at Perimeter Park location in Morrisville, NC.

After 13 weeks of dedication and perseverance, the latest cohort of entrepreneurs is primed to join the ranks of successful startups that have emerged from the CED incubator program.

The largest GRO Cohort to date, comprising 14 companies spanning technology and life sciences sectors, will present 5-minute pitches, concluding with an opportunity for engagement with audience members. Following the company pitches, there will be ample time for networking with the founders. 

“GRO Demo Day is a celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship,” remarked Preet Mankad, Startup Programs Lead at CED. “It takes a community to nurture and support these visionary founders. By attending Demo Day, you’re not only witnessing the future of technology and life sciences but also playing a pivotal role in their journey. Your support can transform their visions into reality.”

The event is open to all and free of charge. However, registration in advance is required via this link.

CED extends its gratitude to Longfellow Real Estate Partners for their generous support of this cohort.

Greg Capps, Managing Director at Longfellow, expressed the company’s commitment to the Triangle’s innovative ecosystem, stating, “Longfellow has a deep connection to the Triangle, with well over a decade of investing in our communities and creating thoughtful, sustainable spaces for the region’s top companies and institutions to continue their powerful innovations that advance the human condition. We are proud to partner with the CED and their mission to support the same innovative economy we work with day in and day out.”

The 14 companies presenting at Demo Day are:

Oracon Technologies 
Texture Tech
Vitae Bio

Event Details:
Date: June 27, 2024
Time: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: #2: Discovery Campus, 5151 McCrimmon Pkwy, Suite 250, Morrisville, NC 27560
RSVP here

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.

Media should contact Preet Mankad for more information.

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