IBM’s Continued Collaboration with CED: Driving Innovations in North Carolina’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and IBM are continuing a long-time collaboration to make progressive strides within North Carolina’s entrepreneurial landscape. This ongoing collaboration highlights IBM’s concerted efforts to progress AI, automation, and hybrid cloud computing. “We at IBM are focused on working with our clients to integrate these transformative technologies into their core […]

CED and Duke I&E Launch Inaugural Startup Talent and Training Internship Program

RTP, NC, December 21, 2023 – The Council for Entrepreneurial Development announces the launch of the Startup Talent and Training (TNT) internship program, conducted in partnership with Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship. This 10-week paid internship initiative aims to invest in students, fostering their growth and success in North Carolina’s vibrant innovation economy. The program, which […]

Unlock your Entrepreneurial Potential at the Founders First Event hosted by Bull City Venture Partners

Mark your calendars for December 6th as Bull City Venture Partners (BCVP) hosts their Founders First event at Carolina Theatre. At the event, you will get to hear from out-of-market VC funds including Andreessen Horowitz, Hustle fund, JMI, Baird, and Edison Ventures, as well as two national speakers: Brian Shield on “Navigating Enterprise Opportunities in […]

CED partners with BOS USA 2023

📢 Attention Saas Founders and Team Leaders!  Don’t miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime at the Business of Software Conference! Register now for this game-changing event taking place on October 2-4 in Raleigh and use code CED2023, to unlock a special rate.  Join the ranks of successful software companies and gain invaluable insights […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2022 Venture Funding Stays Strong Despite Threats Of A Recession

$4.2 billion raised by companies scaling in North Carolina. Research Triangle Park, NC. March 1, 2023 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) released its annual Venture Report of equity funding for calendar year 2022. Each year since 2000, CED has tracked the investments in North Carolina-headquartered, high-growth companies. In 2022, a total of 246 companies (25 more […]