March 16, 2020March 16, 2020 // CED News/Events CED’s COVID-19 Plan and Event Adjustments We would like to take a moment to inform you about some changes taking place in our office and with some of our events as a response to keep our staff and community safe during this time. Effective as of Monday, March 16, 2020 the CED staff will be working remotely until April 30. We will continue to respond to and facilitate meetings remotely in an effort to keep the entrepreneurial ecosystem moving forward while following safety recommendations. Please continue to reach out to us during this time. CED works on making 1:1 connections across the network every day. In addition to our high-touch support we host groups and education events that deliver even more value. Here is a status update on our current engagements. Venture Connect March 17-19, 2020 Actively Rescheduling CED is working on a timely solution that delivers value to all of our Summit participants. Stay tuned for more details. Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) RESCHEDULED > NEW DATE – April 16, 2020 CED facilitates a robust mentoring service that uses a team-approach to support growing companies in the triangle. We rescheduled our March meeting for April 16th. eCommerce CEO Cluster March 17, 2020 – Actively Rescheduling Invite Only group. Please be on the look-out for a new date TDB. If you are interested in learning more about this CED offering, fill-out a partnership discovery form and we can chat. Med Device CEO Cluster March 18, 2020 – Actively Rescheduling Invite Only group. Please be on the look-out for a new date TDB. If you are interested in learning more about this CED offering, fill-out a partnership discovery form and we can chat. Strategic Partner Briefing March 30, 2020 – Actively Rescheduling (May)The Strategic Partner Briefing was originally scheduled for March 30. But we are currently looking at new dates in May with host, JLL. Look for updates via email. If you are not a current Strategic Partner, but would like to learn more, we’d love to hear from you. Let’s connect. Leadership Series April 30th – Scheduled* CED Partners are invited to join us for our next leadership series presented by Bell Leadership. Participants will learn foundational principles about selection and and gain skills to select exceptional team members. Discover more now. Network Meet-up June 2nd – Scheduled* Our quarterly meetup for CED partners is scheduled for June. Stayed tuned for email communication to RSVP or check back here to register. Accelerate Series June 23-25 – Scheduled* This modular fast-paced workshop series is designed to cover topics facing entrepreneurial companies appealing to early-stage founders, CEOs and functional leaders. Topics include finance, fundraising, sales, marketing, product, and legal. The series extend over multiple days, with morning and afternoon sessions where participants will hear from subject matter experts and gain the critical skills needed to grow and scale their venture. Sponsorship opportunities available, learn more about partnership with CED. *Subject to change based on COVID-19 status.