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Startups and emerging firms that the Council for Entrepreneurial Development defines as "entrepreneurial companies" are off to a slower start in 2016 when it comes to fundraising. That's according to data in the CED's new Innovators Report.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is closing the 2015 financial books for startups and emerging companies in North Carolina with data about grants. The new information boosts the capital haul to more than $1.2 billion. Plus: here's a "thank you" to the CED for its Innovators Report.
In announcing the first four selections for the new Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, the Council for Entrepreneurial development also provides succinct biographies. Here they are - with photos.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development's new Hall of Fame is kicking off with a powerful lineup of honorees: The father of venture capital in North Carolina, the co-founder of Quintiles, a longtime tech industry lawyer, and the irrepressible co-founder of Red Hat.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is launching an Entrepreneur Hall of Fame to honor in part its past - which includes old logos such as the one featured with this post. Green jackets for the winners?
Power pro-business advocacy groups who also have a focus on or include members of the high tech and life science industries are either analyzing the recently passed Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act or steering clear of any comment.
From gene editing to microbiome, precision medicine to big data and more: NC's bright biotech future
Doug Edgeton, CEO of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, gave a thumb's up overview about the state's life science sector in a briefing to the boards of the Biotech Center, the CED and NCBio earlier this week. Here's a recap.
We've found some treatments that have great results for some cancers. We have ideas about other treatments, some that may work broadly against many cancers. Those ideas were widely discussed at the 2016 CED Life Science Conference. A highlight: The presentation from a student at the North Carolina School of Science and Math.
At a panel discussion kicking off the annual CED Life Science Conference, four NCSU spinout leaders share what they have learned. A key focus: "Just go out and do it."
North Carolina startups and emerging companies from technology to life science raised just under $1.2 billion in 2015 - a surge of 122 percent over 2014, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. The state also drew more investors from around the world. Triangle firms dominate the deal making. Most money overall went to life science investments.
No organization tracks the entire spectrum of capital generation for emerging and startup North Carolina companies than the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. The largest such state organization in the country publishes an annual "Innovators" report tracking much more than venture capital. The preliminary data already looks strong, as does what the latest venture capital report from PricewaterhouseCooper shows. Says the CED's Dhruv Patel: "2015 was a great fundraising year."
In the third of a new video series ("180"), CED President Joan Siefert Rose talks about the latest in crowdfunding and investing, with WRAL TechWire Editor Rick Smith.
In the second of a new video series ("180"), CED President Joan Siefert Rose talks about why startups need legal representation, especially when raising funding, with WRAL TechWire Editor Rick Smith.
In the first of a new video series ("180"), CED President Joan Siefert Rose talks about unraveling the potential of crowdfunding for startups with WRAL TechWire Editor Rick Smith.
Anyone who is really honest had doubts about whether The American Underground would work when launched in 2010 in the dark, foreboding, chilly basement of a former tobacco factory in Durham. Sunlamps should have been a health requirement. Today, there's a lot of light shining on the AU - the light of success. The doubters were wrong - on multiple fronts.
So should you and your startup consider crowdfunding? A company needs the right brand elements, marketing capabilities and much more to fully leverage such online fundraising, says Joan Siefert Rose, president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.