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 […]

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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: CED Announces Companies selected to Pitch at Venture Connect 2023

Research Triangle Park, NC, February 21, 2023 – The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) today announced the Tech and Biotech companies that have been selected to present at Venture Connect 2023, to be held March 29-30, in Research Triangle Park – North Carolina. The 2023 selection of companies represents the future and scope of Tech […]

PRESS RELEASE: CED Announces $4 Million Leadership Investment

Successful founder, Bill Spruill provides initial funding to help the region achieve national dominance Research Triangle Park, NC, January 24, 2023 — The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (“CED”) announces a historical $4 million investment, the largest donation ever made to an Entrepreneurial Support Organization in North Carolina. The commitment is part of a 10-year plan […]