Professional Firms

Support Our Powerful National Entrepreneurial Network

Join CED to contribute your knowledge and resources to our ever-expanding network of entrepreneurs. You can get involved in our larger community by contributing content to our Newsfeed and attending our intimate networking events. Connect with scaling entrepreneurial companies, taking advantage of discounted admission to the Southeast’s premier entrepreneurial conferences, the CED Life Science Conference and the CED Tech Venture Conference.  

Angel investors also have the option to attend our biannual Angel Workshops and Dinners held by CED and its partners in the angel community. Contact the CED staff at 919.549.7500 to discuss your investment portfolio and types of startups you’re interested in exploring. Additionally, make sure to check out our regularly updated Calendar of Events for upcoming opportunities.

Membership Levels for Professional Firms

Below are the investment commitments for CED Membership, according to organization size and type:

Small Firm (5 employees or fewer) – $500
Large Firm (6-499 employees) – $1,000
Grantor (500+ employees) – $2,500

Benefits to Becoming a CED Member

Join CED as a Professional Firm to take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Attend free Member Meet-Ups
  • Receive member-only registration rates for CED’s high-value programs, workshops and conferences
  • Contribute content to CED’s Newsfeed
  • Add an event to CED’s robust events calendar
  • Receive discounted rates to partner events throughout the year
  • List your company in CED’s searchable online Member Directory, boasting more than 500 member companies, and our industry-specific Service Provider Directory for professional members (does not include government/nonprofit/university members)
  • Priority access to sponsorship opportunities and increased visibility at CED events
  • Promote your company by hosting a CED event or sponsoring a program at either our Life Science Conference or our Tech Venture Conference

JOIN NOW: Sign in or create a profile, then choose “Buy Membership.”