Thirty-two companies from North Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Tennessee will make presentations to potential investors at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development’s annual venture capital conference.

is set for April 22-23 at the Pinehurst Resort in the Village of Pinehurst.

Showcase presenters are:

• Tranzyme Pharma, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• Peak 10, Inc. – Charlotte, N.C.

Later-stage presenters on the “Technology Track” (Information technology, telecom and alternative energy):

• BlueStripe Software, Inc. – Morrisville, N.C.

• Global Value Commerce, Inc. – Raleigh, N.C.

• MegaWatt Solar, Inc. – Hillsborough, N.C.

• PocketGear, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• rPath, Inc. – Raleigh, N.C.

• Ryla, Inc. – Kennesaw, Ga.

Late Stage presenters on the Life Science Track (biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices):

• Aldagen, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• Athenix Corp. – RTP, N.C.

• Biolex Therapeutics, Inc. – Pittsboro, N.C.

• Cempra Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Chapel Hill, N.C.

• Liquidia Technologies, Inc. – RTP, N.C.

• nContact Surgical< Inc. – Morrisville, N.C.

• Pathfinder Therapeutics, Inc. – Nashville, Tenn.

• PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Morrisville, NC

Early Stage presenters on the Technology Track (IT, telecom and alternative energy):

• InfoStrength, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• Millos – RTP, N.C.

• Petrobeam, Inc. – Raleigh, N.C.

• PowerPad – Gainesville, Fla.

• RadarFind Corporation – Morrisville, N.C.

• Republic of Fun, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• siXis, Inc. – RTP, N.C.

• 20/80 Media dba PlayONSports – Atlanta, Ga.

Early Stage presenters on the Life Science track (biotech, pharmaceutical, medical devices):

• ARBOVAX, Inc. – Raleigh, N.C.

• Catena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• Contego Medical, LLC – Raleigh, N.C.

• Clinipace, Inc. – Morrisville, N.C.

• NeurOp Corporation – Atlanta, Ga.

• ParagonDX, LLC – Morrisville, N.C.

• Oncoscope, Inc. – Durham, N.C.

• Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – Morrisville, N.C.