Posts tagged “CED”
Recent analysis of investment data from venture capitalist Fred Wilson and PitchBook confirm that the Research Triangle is among the best regions for returns on VC. And the CED is finding new ways to unlock more deals through its Connections to Capital program, writes Joan Siefert Rose.
North Carolina is on a roll when it comes to venture capital funding, having pulled in more than $100 million over each of the past seven quarters. And a year-old program from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development is helping with startups securing some $55 million through the "Connections to Capital" program. Here's an in-depth look at how the program works.
Dhruv Patel, the CED's Director of Investor Relations, is a very busy man these days as he plays matchmaker between emerging startups and investors from around the country. And he finds the role "extremely satisfying."
"The Next" is the theme for this year's Tech Venture Conference from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. And the first five announced speakers reflect ongoing changes in technology from Hollywood to bitcoin, from 3D printing to behavioral science and media.
Richard West, the new chair of the board for the Council of Entrepreneurial Development, will be joined by a host of new board members as the CED sets its leadership for 2016-17. One of its first tasks will be finding a new CEO.
In a letter sent via email, Joan Siefert Rose explains her decision to resign as chief executive officer of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development at the end of this year.
Joan Siefert Rose, the top executive at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development over the past eight years, told the CED's board on Tuesday afternoon that she will resign at the end of this year. She says the decision is "voluntary" and plans to take some time off before pursuing another job.
Triangle technology briefs: Quintiles launches a precision enrollment program for oncology trials; INC Research's veteran cahir and former CEO retires, and a current board member takes over; the CED is looking for startups who want to pitch investors at its annual venture capital event; and a new home care screening service launches in Raleigh.
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."