Posts tagged “CED”
NC IDEA, an economic development group in Durham focused on helping startups across the state, is giving $250,000 to the CED, which is also focused on giving entrepreneurs assistance in growing new ventures. The grant is to be spread out over three years with funds to help launch a new "information bank."
Google buys AI startup; CED 30th year; Apple profits up?; no AT&T-Vodafone deal; Samsung-Google patents
In the latest WRALTechWire Bulldog roundup of technology news: Google buys an artificial intelligence startup in the U.K.; the CED kicks off its 30th year this week; Apple is expected to report a boost in earnings; AT&T gives up its rights to bid for Vodafone; tech giants Google and Samsung strike a deal on patents.
Three organizations based in the Triangle are putting on an event Thursday designed to match companies looking to fill job openings and people looking for work or a career move.
From before the event even began until the final wrap, the CED's Tech Venture conference received in-depth coverage - far more than WRALtechWire has ever before been able to dedicate to one such event.
CED's Tech Venture Conference featured many business software companies but this year, a handful of companies pitched software focused on food. Read more about what they're bringing to the table.
Lower taxes and education reform will be part of the changes that keep North Carolina competitive in years to come, Gov. Pat McCrory told an audience of about 600 people during his closing keynote speech at CED's Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh.
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.