Posts tagged “CED”
New Bull City, Day Five: The rebirth of Durham over the past two decades came through a powerful convergence of people, places, a university, and organizations. Buildings were rebuilt to accommodate new businesses, not tobacco. New structures were added. But the key ingredient is the people: The leaders and organizations who have provided the life blood to turn new and improved buildings into the sites for a new community.
"Triangulate will help us better organize the entrepreneurial network," says Joan Siefert Rose, president of the CED. "It helps us find each other, and it also helps people outside of the region look at the Triangle."
The Bull City, along with help from other partners from across the Triangle, is looking to create a southeast version of SXSX, the music, film, tech and interactive festival that has become an incredibly popular event to showcase Austin, Texas. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about the upcoming "Paradoxos."
CED's Start Something blog: Now in the SEBIO competition's seventh year, there's an additional bonus: T he winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize to help the winning company achieve a business development milestone.
CED's Start Something blog: Sumit Vohra isn't your typical CED entrepreneur, in that his product is based on the precise combination of malt, barley, American hops, and brewer's yeast. Nevertheless, Vohra understands the entrepreneurial culture here in the Triangle. In fact, it's one of his fundamental assumptions in starting his business.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: The current governor, the state's technology governor, two impressive high school students, veteran GSK executive Bob Ingram and a Nobel Prize winner discuss and showcase North Carolina's prowess in the life science industry.
CED's Start Something blog: The seventh annual Southeast Venture Conference is just around the bend, and in more ways than one. This year, the conference, which hosts some of the most dynamic high-growth companies in the Southeast and highlights early- and growth-stage investment opportunities, is taking place in Charlotte in two weeks.
Geomagic, an international developer of 3D technology, has been formally acquired by longtime business partner 3D Systems for $55 million in cash, an SEC filing discloses.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: Robert Ingram was awarded CED's annual Life Science Award on Thursday. The award was presented to Ingram by former Gov. Jim Hunt, who said Ingram has done more than any business leader to build the life science industry in North Carolina and beyond.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: With the across the board federal budget cuts known as "sequestration" looming on Friday, Gov. Pat McCrory this morning urged the federal government to take a strategic approach that makes careful cuts to government spending.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: Executives from several health and life science related firms say opportunities and challenges confront the industry. Among them: Opportunities to partner, but scarce funding, healthcare reform and costs of treatments.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: E-Nicotine has developed a nicotine drug delivery technology for smoking cessation. The company wants to raise $3.3 million to get human clinical data.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: As an entrepreneur, it's up to you to inform investors about your technology, how you plan to achieve your goals and why you're doing the things you're doing. If you don't they won't invest.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development's annual Life Science Conference is offering a free workshop for startup companies and first-time entrepreneurs. Several Triangle executives will talk about their trials, tribulations and successes in building companies.
Analysis: At the CED Life Science Conference 2013, we will address the changes, challenges and opportunities in the medical device industry and study working models of successful medtech businesses.
Analysis: It's no secret that the flow of capital into the life sciences industry has slowed to a trickle over the last several years. The number of funds being raised continues to decline, with only a handful of firms raising fresh funds in the past two years (including NEA), leaving venture capitalists with a shortage of dry powder and an ever-dwindling appetite for risk. So what do startups do in search of cash?
CED's Start Something blog: The Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors, or ASSIST, at NCSU is hard at work on a variety of nanotechnology projects. It's looking for partners.
CED's "Start Something" blog: Brad Wilson, CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, predicts a big year in healthcare: Affordable Care Act means some "sticker shock;" it will not change the world; innovations will continue; and collaboration will become more important.
CED's Start Something blog: The Charlotte Venture Challenge is seeking more than 100 new startup applicants to participate. Of those, 40 will receive on-site mentoring. Top prize is $25,000.