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Posts tagged “CED”

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Premium Lock CED to unveil Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on Founder Day

CED Council for Entrepreneurial Development 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?

Updated April 4

Tech-focused business groups wary of HB2 or take no position

HB2 debate   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.

Updated March 9

Premium Lock Breaking through:CED life science conference report

CED Life Science Conference 2016 Robin Deacle of the NC Biotech Center says the recent CED Life Science comference was two full days.

March 3

Premium Lock From gene editing to microbiome, precision medicine to big data and more: NC's bright biotech future

CED Life Science Conference 2016 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.

March 2

Premium Lock H.S. student tackling cancer cure? Yes - at NC School of Science and Math

CED Life Science Conference 2016 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.

March 1

Premium Lock Startup CEO's advice at life science conference: 'Just go out and do it'

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."

NCSU entrepreneurs discuss lessons learned. NCSU entrepreneurs discuss lessons learned.

Updated February 18

Premium Lock Report: NC startups, emerging firms raise nearly $1.2B in 2015

Dollar sign      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.

January 25

Premium Lock Fred Eshelman to receive CED's Life Science Leadership Award

Fred Eshelman   Veteran entrepreneur, philanthropist and investor Fred Eshelman will receive the Life Science Leadership Award at the 25th annual CED Life Science Conference in March.

January 15

Premium Lock VC Q&A with CED's Dhruv Patel: 2015 a 'terrific year' as 'out-of-market' interest grows

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."

Dhruv Patel Dhruv Patel

January 7

Premium Lock Exclusive Insider video: CED president on investing trends

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.

December 31, 2015

Premium Lock Exclusive Insider video: Got a startup? Hire a lawyer. CED's top exec says

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.

Updated December 29, 2015

Premium Lock Exclusive Insider video: CED's top exec talks crowdfunding

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.

December 23, 2015

Premium Lock 2015's five big entrepreneurial developments in North Carolina

CED Looking back at 2015, CED President Joan Siefert Rose recounts what she believes were five of the biggest entrepreneurial developments in North Carolina.

December 16, 2015

Premium Lock CED-NCSU partnership to bring mentoring to NCSU entrepreneurs

CED A partnership between the Council for Entrepreneurial Development and N.C. State's Office of Technology Transfer means that aspiring NCSU entrepreneurs can receive mentoring support from CED.

Updated December 16, 2015

Premium Lock From a dark basement to a hub of amazing success - that's American Underground's saga

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.

December 8, 2015

Premium Lock What entrepreneurs thinking about crowdfunding need to know

Crowdfunding  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.

December 4, 2015

Premium Lock Nobel Prize winner, 5 other high-profile execs to address CED Life Science Conference

CED A Nobel Prize winner, the head of the National Venture Capital Association and four other senior executives are among the first speakers disclosed for the 25th Life Science Conference put on by the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.

November 9, 2015

Premium Lock CED announces keynote speaker for the CED Life Science Conference

Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D. Entrepreneurial support organization CED announced that Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD will be the keynote speaker for their annual CED Life Science Conference, held this year March 1-2, 2016.

Updated October 27, 2015

Premium Lock Entrepreneurship overcame depression for Mati founder

On the heels of being selected as one of three Durham American Underground startups to participate in a Silicon Valley program, Mati Energy has closed a deal with Harris Beverages that will significantly expand the energy drink's availability.

Tatiana Birgisson, founder of Mati Energy Tatiana Birgisson, founder of Mati Energy

October 27, 2015

Premium Lock SynShark making valuable shark oil in tobacco plants

SynShark making shark oil in tobacco plants. Every year an estimated 3 to 5 million sharks are slaughtered for a precious omega-2 oil in their livers called squalene, a clear liquid, lighter than water, that helps them float. SynShark, which has operations in NC, wants to harvest squalene from the leaves of tobacco plants that have been genetically engineered to synthesize the oil.

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