Mark Heesen, president of the , will talk about the state of the VC industry at a reception on Jan. 21.

The event, starting at 6 p.m., is set at the McKimmon Venter on N.C. State University’s campus. It is being put on by the .

Heesen’s speech is titled: “The State of Venture Capital … the Good (there is some), the bad and the ugly.”

The event is open to CED members only.