Posts tagged “Organizations”

June 22

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."

Stephen Fraser Stephen Fraser

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.

Stephen Fraser Stephen Fraser

May 30

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

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.

May 15

Premium Lock CED report: 45 NC entrepreneurial firms raise $347M in Q1

Dollar sign       45 entrepreneurial companies across the state of North Carolina from life science to cleantech raised some $347 million in the first quarter across 48 equity deals, says the latest Council for Entrepreneurial Development's Innovators Report.

May 9

Premium Lock Exclusive: IBM making computing horsepower available to the masses

What's coming next on top of IBM's Watson super computer and hybrid-public cloud offerings? "Unlocking the horsepower of analytics in the cloud to solve data problems in education, energy research, and healthcare." So says Kevin Eagan, chief experience officer and general manager of digital experiences at IBM in an exclusive interview with WRAL Techwire.

May 2

Premium Lock 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.

Updated May 2

Premium Lock Bringing VCs to RTP: HQ Raleigh event matching investors, startups

HQ Raleigh, the Council for Entrepreneurial Development and the Flatiron Law Group are teaming up to bring four out-of-state venture capital firms to the Triangle where the investors will huddle with select startups. The day-long event also includes networking and a panel discussion to which you are invited. Plus: Investor profiles who is coming.

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Updated May 1

Premium Lock Study: Durham No. 6, Raleigh No. 12 as best place to start a new business

A salute to Durham The Bull City beats the City of Oaks as the best big city to start a business, according to a new study. But the big North Carolina winner is the Queen City, which ranks No. 3. Durham's score, however, was dragged down by a very low ranking in access to capital.

Updated May 1

Premium Lock 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.

Monica Doss Monica Doss

April 7

Premium Lock Six ventures from across NC crack NCTA Startup Showcase

Six emerging companies from across North Carolina - Charlotte, Wilmington, Cary, Kernersville, Raleigh - have been selected for the Startup Showcase at NCTA's upcoming technology conference.

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Updated April 5

Premium Lock Exclusive: Meet CED's new chief executive officer

Ravila Gupta, the newly named chief executive officer at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, says she is "humbled" to accept the new job and is bringing a "passion for entrepreneurship" to the position. She talks about her career and the CED in an exclusive Q&A.

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Updated April 5

Premium Lock CED chair: Why Ravila Gupta is new CEO, challenges she, organization face

CED Chairs of executive boards at nonprofits face no greater challenge that leading efforts to find a new chief executive, especially at groups with records of achievement. Such was the job faced by CED Chair Rich West in finding a successor to Joan Siefert Rose. In an exclusive Q&A, he talks about the choice (Ravila Gupta) and what's coming next for the CED as she takes over.

Updated April 4

Premium Lock CED names Umicore USA exec Ravila Gupta as chief executive officer

Ravila Gupta Ravila Gupta, an attorney and president of Umicore USA, is the new president and chief executive officer of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development.

Updated March 16

Premium Lock Research Triangle Foundation spells out CEO requirements, hires search firm

A search is underway for a CEO to lead the Research Triangle Foundation with executive search firm Elinvar having been hired to help find a new executive. In spelling out the requirements for the job, the foundation board stresses the importance of hiring an exec to implement the "Master Plan" adopted in 2012.

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Updated March 6

Premium Lock FIM: Three letters with infinite possibilities for NC education (+ video)

Federated Identity Management, or FIM, offers a secure system through which North Carolina education institutions can access remote and protected web-based services. Mark Johnson, chief technology strategist at MCNC, explains what FIM is and what the technology means.

March 3

Premium Lock BIO's CEO defends drug costs as price of innovation

President Trump, like many people, does not understand the real reasons prescription drug costs and innovative therapies are so high, says BIO president and CEO Jim Greenwood.

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