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CED's Tech Venture is offering a series of "Spotlight" presentations focusing on 18 emerging startups spread across five sectors. Windsor Circle stole the headlines in the ecommerce and marketing panel with news of $1 million in new funding. But as Allan Maurer reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire, five other firms make their case to investors, too. Plus, check out our photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
The Council for Entrepreneurial development puts on its annual venture capital conference in Raleigh today and Wednesday. The "stars" will be nearly 80 startups, including 18 that will be showcased specifically for investors. Another 60 will be vying for attention in the "Demo Room."
Communications veteran Steve Hinkson certainly pulls no punches, and he brings a strong resume to the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's latest executive addition and an important one: Communications director. If startups need help building their business beyond the basics it's getting the word out about who they are, what they do, and why they are unique. So what makes Hinkson unique and the right man for the CED job? Find out in this WRAL TechWire Insider exclusive Q&A.
The Council for Entrepreneurial development is going to swamp attendees at its annual venture conference with startup and emerging companies that just might be worth investment. The list of presenting companies grew to more than 60 with the list announced Wednesday.
Eighteen companies will be featured on the main stage next month at CED Tech Venture Conference, representing North Carolina's hottest emerging technology companies.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Tech Venture Demo and Showcase deadline to apply is this Thursday.
Joan Siefert Rose has spent six years as president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, considered the oldest and largest entrepreneurial support organization in the country. In a blog post for ExitEvent, Rose takes a look at the state of startup financing. She likes what she sees.
The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is accepting applications to be a showcase company at its Tech Venture Conference Sept. 16-17 at the Raleigh Convention Center. This year, the CED is opening up its demo room to more companies - not just those pitching on stage.
Joan Siefert Rose, president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, talks with WRAL TechWire Insiders about the Innovators Report released last week which found that startups and other emerging businesses in North Carolina raised more than $400 million in capital through 2013. So what does the report say about the state's startup ecosystem going forward?
The trends that are described in the report demonstrate an "encouraging sign" for the region's entrepreneurs, says Joan Siefert Rose, CED's president.
The second day of the second annual Paradoxos festival in Durham focuses on events for kids, the launching of a crowdsourced wall mural, a somewhat zany talent show - and more. WRALTechWire's Jason Parker reports.
The Startup Blog: Paradoxos Festival in Durham will include a "BIG Ten Talent Show" if the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, NC IDEA and The Startup Factory can find entrepreneurs willing to risk ridicule while generating some laughs. Are you game?
The world has changed the last 30 years, and the Triangle non-profit wants to keep changing with it.
Today's "Startup blog:" If you are an entrepreneur looking for insight into attracting investors, don't miss the opening day of a two-part series from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development about "Raising dough."
Today's "Startup blog" - the first in a regular addition to WRALTechWire's lineup - focuses on Triangle and NC startups, an IPO update, and a kickstarter success. Check out details about Square 1 Bank, NC IDEA's application deadline, CED's fund-raising series, Mohu's kickstarter success, and a mentoring program from Up Global NEXT.
WRALTechWire and ExitEvent are partnering to bring more startup news to our readers across both websites. Today, ExitEvent Editor Laura baverman reports from the CED's Life Science conference where four startups made lasting impressions.
"Innovation isn't important simply because it creates something new - it's only important if what it creates makes a meaningful and positive difference in people's lives," says FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg.