Posts tagged “CED”
Michael Goodmon, who has spearheaded creation of three shared office space projects to help spur startup growth in the Triangle, calls on entrepreneurs to take a "hard look" at how they can be "part of the progress."
Inside Tech Venture 2013: The firms ranged from idea, like Parking Initiative, the recent winner of the first-annual NC Datapalooza, held last week in Raleigh, to Validic, which just closed a significant round of investment led by Mark Cuban.
How does my startup get acquired? Google, Citrix, Red Hat execs offer tips at Tech Venture conference
Many companies see acquisition as their exit strategy. During a panel at CED's Tech Venture Conference, executives at Google, Citrix and Red Hat offer insight about what they look for in potential deals. WRALTechWire Insiders get the inside story.
In a blog post, CED President Joan Siefert Rose contrasts the environment for entrepreneurs in North Carolina and the U.S. with that facing entrepreneurs in Europe. There's quite a difference, she writes.
"Give up the paper and download the app," says the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. It's launching a mobile app to help Tech Venture event attendees replace a conference program - and make tracking down information a lot more mobile.
CED Tech Venture 2013: The web is winning the battle over print when it comes to publishing, but the role and implementation of online advertising, still the primary source of revenue for publishers, continues to evolve. Adzerk aimks to be a player in the evolution.
CED Tech Venture 2013 profile: The mobile internet and its ceaseless demands are creating unprecedented opportunities. Sarda Technologies is taking advantage of one of those opportunities - the need to manage voltage in high demand environments within small, mobile devices.
The CED unveils a new report that summarizes entrepreneurial, venture capital, M&A and other business activity in an attempt to boost North Carolina;s innovation economy.
New Bull City, Day Eight: In 1988, Durham had just four total life science companies. Now the city has 92 firms and counting. Read how the life sciences took root in the "City of Medicine" as WRALTechWire's report about the rebirth of Durham continues.
New Bull City, Day Five: The rebirth of Durham over the past two decades came through a powerful convergence of people, places, a university, and organizations. Buildings were rebuilt to accommodate new businesses, not tobacco. New structures were added. But the key ingredient is the people: The leaders and organizations who have provided the life blood to turn new and improved buildings into the sites for a new community.
"Triangulate will help us better organize the entrepreneurial network," says Joan Siefert Rose, president of the CED. "It helps us find each other, and it also helps people outside of the region look at the Triangle."
The Bull City, along with help from other partners from across the Triangle, is looking to create a southeast version of SXSX, the music, film, tech and interactive festival that has become an incredibly popular event to showcase Austin, Texas. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about the upcoming "Paradoxos."
CED's Start Something blog: Now in the SEBIO competition's seventh year, there's an additional bonus: T he winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize to help the winning company achieve a business development milestone.
CED's Start Something blog: Sumit Vohra isn't your typical CED entrepreneur, in that his product is based on the precise combination of malt, barley, American hops, and brewer's yeast. Nevertheless, Vohra understands the entrepreneurial culture here in the Triangle. In fact, it's one of his fundamental assumptions in starting his business.
CED Life Science Conference 2013: The current governor, the state's technology governor, two impressive high school students, veteran GSK executive Bob Ingram and a Nobel Prize winner discuss and showcase North Carolina's prowess in the life science industry.
CED's Start Something blog: The seventh annual Southeast Venture Conference is just around the bend, and in more ways than one. This year, the conference, which hosts some of the most dynamic high-growth companies in the Southeast and highlights early- and growth-stage investment opportunities, is taking place in Charlotte in two weeks.