Posts tagged “CED”
So much of the deserved media hype about the growing success of the Research Triangle focuses on high tech. Nothing wrong with that. But too often overlooked is the continuing growth of the region's life science industry. And the CED Life Science Conference event next week will showcase that story.
North Carolina entrepreneurial companies raised far less money in equity funding last year than in 2015, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. However, the state is drawing more investor interest from Silicon Valley and other locations.
Monica Doss, who led the Council for Entrepreneurial Development from a fledgling dream to reality before stepping down in 2008, spelled out in great detail the mission of entrepreneurs as she saw it in a blog written for WRAL TechWire at its launch in 2002. As part of TechWire's observation of our 15th anniversary, here is what Doss had to say then. The words still ring true.
Many faces in the Triangle's investment community haven't changed much over the past 15 years. What about their advice? As WRAL TechWire observes its 15th year of publication, we take a look back at what was said at a VC event where we formally launched publication. Compare back in the day talk to Thursday at the Bull City Venture Partners event in two stories reported by TechWire co-founder Allan Maurer.
Nearly 50 entrepreneurial life science companies will be getting plenty of "face time" with potential investors at the upcoming CED Life Science conference. Companies from across N.C. and several other states make the list.
North Carolina life science pacesetter and investor Art Pappas, managing partner of venture capital firm Pappas Ventures, will receive the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's 2017 Life Science Leadership Award.
Past and present commissioners of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, both with ties to Duke University, are among the speakers headlining the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's 26th annual Life Science Conference next month in Raleigh.
Joan Siefert Rose won't have much time off as she steps down from the chief executive officer's position at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. In fact, she's taking a new job as a consulting effective Jan. 3.
Joan Siefert Rose is nearing the end of an eight-year run as CEO of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. What are her fondest memories? Her biggest regrets? What message would she give to her successor? Find out the answers in the first of a two-part exclusive interview.
"Never do laundry again." Catch saying, eh? Charlotte-based 2ULaundry offers pickup and delivery service. And investors are interested.
Virtual reality and augmented reality are here, but the reality is that adoption faces a big obstacle: What VR hardware will set back buyers in bucks, says a new report.
Entrepreneurial companies across North Carolina raised $175 million in capital across 62 deals in the third quarter, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial development. That's much higher than three other VC-focused reports but very close to the total reported by the National Venture Capital Association.
North Carolina's destination as a location for new jobs - especially in high-tech - has been battered and bruised since the passage of HB2. But the Council for Entrepreneurial Development through the voices of its members is trying to counter the avalanche of bad publicity with a "WhyNC" campaign.
Dhruv Patel has left the Council for Entrepreneurial Development to join Square 1 Bank in Durham. But one thing won't change: He's still working with venture capitalists.
We have been fortunate to attract people who see opportunities the rest of us miss. That's why I'm hopeful that the "startup visa" program for international entrepreneurs proposed by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will continue to put out the welcome mat for foreign-born innovators who create companies that, in turn, provide jobs and wealth.
The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan is a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. Through its ecommerce platform, Vital Plan strives to help consumers become more proactive about their health, the inspiration coming from it's founder's own struggles with Lyme disease.
The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan, a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. has raised $800,000 in financing.