Posts tagged “Organizations”

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What does it take to build a national big data superhighway?

Mark Johnson MCNC Chief Technology Strategist Mark Johnson discusses the future of big data and the technology infrastructure needed to support modern science, offering key takeaways from the first National Research Platform (NRP) Workshop held this month in Montana.

August 3

Veteran exec Ed Carney succeeds Tom Rabon as MCNC chair

MCNC Ed Carney, a former Cisco and IBM executive who currently heads an Internet-of-Things startup, is the new chair of MCNC. He succeeds Tom Rabon, who led the board for five eyars and helped spearhead development of the first state-wide fiber optic network in NC.

Updated August 3

Venture conference to feature 100+ NC companies

More than 100 North Carolina entrepreneurial companies - from startups to emerging stars - will be making pitches to potential investors at the CED's annual Tech Venture Conference.

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August 3

Startup profile series offers emerging companies chance to make case for investors

Venture Capital     Working in partnership with the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, WRAL TechWire will be publishing individual company profiles of many presenting firms selected for the upcoming CED Tech Venture conference.

August 2

Premium Lock New Research Triangle CEO ready to drink from 'fire hose,' take on RTP challenge

Scott Levitan, the new CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation which oversees the RTP, is walking into an extreme challenge: Implementing the strategic plan calling for the utter transformation of the Park. And he's eager to get started. In an exclusive conversation, Levitan talks about the plan, why he took the job, and much more.

Scott Levitan Scott Levitan

August 2

CED's Tech Venture conference promises high-profile speakers

CED logo  Local and national business leaders will present at the 33rd annual Council for Entrepreneurial Development conference, taking place this September.

Updated August 1

Research Triangle Foundation names veteran developer as new CEO

Scott Levitan, who has more than 30 years of experience in real estate and research park development, is the new CEO of the Research Triangle Foundation, which oversees development of Research Triangle Park.

Scott Levitan Scott Levitan

June 22

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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

Premium Lock 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.

Monica Doss Monica Doss

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

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