Posts tagged “CED”

September 29

Premium Lock Lending Tree's Doug Lebda offers five principles for a successful entrepreneur

Doug Lebda, CEO, chair, and founder of Charlotte-based Lending Tree, offered the closing day of the CED Tech Venture conference five principles for creating a successful entrepreneurial company.

Doug Lebda of Lending Tree at CED Tech Venture Doug Lebda of Lending Tree at CED Tech Venture

September 21

Premium Lock Startup investment trends: Plenty of capital to chase

Investors from Accel Partners, Sierra Ventures, and Samsung outlined investment trends at the CED Tech Venture Conference. They offer a variety of suggestions to those chasing the dollars.

Moderator Robbie Allen, Alex Estvez, Accel Partners, Mark Fernandes, Sierra Ventures, and Brendon Kim, Samsung NEXT, at the CED Venture Tech Conference. Moderator Robbie Allen, Alex Estvez, Accel Partners, Mark Fernandes, Sierra Ventures, and Brendon Kim, Samsung NEXT, at the CED Venture Tech Conference.

September 21

Premium Lock PrecisionHawk CEO: 'Unconventional wisdom' learned while building a $2B company

Michael Chasen, CEO of Raleigh-based drone company, PrecisionHawk, previously founded, built the e-learning company Blackboard into a nearly $2 billion enterprise. He shared five pieces of "unconventional wisdom" he discovered along the way with the CED Tech Venture Conference Wednesday.

Michael Chasen, CEO of Precision Hawk, at the CED Venture Tech Conference. Michael Chasen, CEO of Precision Hawk, at the CED Venture Tech Conference.

September 20

Premium Lock What a top venture capitalist looks for in an entrepreneur

When Steve Nelson interviewed John Doerr at the CED Venture Conference Tuesday,, the venture capitalist who saw potential in Amazon's Jeff Bezos and the Google founders before anyone else faced the question that inevitably came up: what does he look for in an entrepreneur? The answer included stories about Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and the Google founders.

The legendary John Doerr after his talk at the CED Venture Conference The legendary John Doerr after his talk at the CED Venture Conference

Updated September 20

Premium Lock Venture legend John Doerr on what's the next big thing

What's going to be the next big thing in technology? The legendary John Doerr of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers who has backed some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs, including Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt of Google; and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, offered answers at the CED Tech Venture Conference Tuesday.

Steve Nelson with the legendary John Doerr at the CED Venture Conference Steve Nelson with the legendary John Doerr at the CED Venture Conference

September 11

Premium Lock Startup profile: All Green Recycling, finding precious metals in tech scrap (+ video)

All Green Recycling is finding "green" in the shape of precious metals through its patented technology.

September 11

Premium Lock Startup profile: Notable, an app to help employers find, retain handicapped employees (+ video)

A Charlotte-based startup is aiming to tackle both sides of the problem facing handicapped who want to find workers and employers who want to find, train and retain talented employees who have "barriers to employment."

September 11

Premium Lock Startup profile: Care Directions, bringing actionable data to clinical visits (+ video)

How can health clinics make visits by patients more efficient? Startup Care Directions believes it has the answer.

September 11

Premium Lock Startup profile: BruVue, bringing IoT on tap to entire beer ecosystem

Can the Internet of Things make for a better adult beverage experience? So far, so good. Apex startup BruVue, which already has earned attention from NC IDEA, is helping players across the entire beer ecosystem improve efficiency through data.

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Updated September 5

Premium Lock Legendary VC John Doerr to be on stage at CED's Tech Venture (+ video, bio)

John Doerr, one of the legends in the venture capital industry and head of Silicon Valley VC powerhouse Kleiner Perkins, will be taking the stage at the CED Tech Venture Conference. Plus: A video replay of a Doerr lecture on leadership and his bio.

Updated August 3

Premium Lock Venture conference to feature 100+ NC companies

More than 100 North Carolina entrepreneurial companies - from startups to emerging stars - will be making pitches to potential investors at the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.

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August 3

Premium Lock Startup profile series offers emerging companies chance to make case for investors

Venture Capital     Working in partnership with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, WRAL TechWire will be publishing individual company profiles of many presenting firms selected for the upcoming CED Tech Venture conference.

August 2

Premium Lock CED's Tech Venture conference promises high-profile speakers

CED logo  Local and national business leaders will present at the 33rd annual Council for Entrepreneurial Development conference, taking place this September.

June 22

Premium Lock CED names VC event co-chairs; deadline nears for startups to apply

CED logo  Entrepreneur Robbie Allen, veteran VC Jason Caplain to co-chair the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Tech Venture Conference 2017. Plus: The deadline for startups and emerging companies to apply for the opportunity to present at the event is nearing.

June 21

Premium Lock Exclusive: Refreshed board, new leadership to reshape CED's strategy to boost entrepreneurs

With a new CEO and an executive board reshaped and refreshed by 21 new members, the new chair of the CED's leadership is planning to "refine the organization's strategy and approach." Why? Because opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs "have changed quite a bit over the last 10 years."

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June 20

Premium Lock CED names Spoonflower co-founder as new chair

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development has a new chair as well as 21 new members for its board of directors. Plus: Get the bio of CED's new top director.

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May 30

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire Hall-of-Famer Monica Doss, part 2: Entrepreneurship 'is North Carolina's future'

Monica Doss In the second part of our exclusive Q&A with longtime CED president Monica Doss, the WRAL TechWire Hall of Fame inductee discusses why she remains involved in startups and stresses that our state's future rests on new and emerging companies - not just in tech.

May 30

Premium Lock WRAL TechWire Hall-of-Famer Monica Doss: first lady of entrepreneurship in NC

No one knows entrepreneurs better than fellow entrepreneurs, so the compliment paid Monica Doss by Doug Speight, a CODEO2040 entrepreneur-in-residence in Durham, after she was named to WRAL TechWire's Hall of Fame last week bears repeating: "Monica Doss is mentor to a whole generation of founders and entrepreneurial support organizations. The Hall of Fame is a well-deserved honor." In the first of a two-part Q&A, Doss talks entrepreneurship, the CED and much, much more.

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Updated May 16

Premium Lock CED to honor Hall-of-Famers Mitch Mumma, John McConnell

CED logo  It's "CED Founders Day," which means there's a big party tonight in the Park where the Council for Entrepreneurial Development will be honoring its latest Hall of Fame inductees.

May 15

Premium Lock Judge orders Uber not to use technology taken from Waymo

Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh   A federal judge has ordered Uber not to use technology that a key executive downloaded before he left Waymo, the autonomous car company that was spun off from Google. But he refused to order a halt to Uber's self-driving program, as requested by Waymo.

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