The CED plans events on cleantech and investing plus other events before the year ends.

Here are highlights:

  • CED CleanLinks Forum

Nov. 14

CED’s CleanLinks Forums offer education and practical business advice to cleantech entrepreneurs through moderated discussions, expert panels, and first-person stories from fellow entrepreneurs.

The next event is Wednesday, Nov. 14, and features an expert panel discussing the current state of equity financing in Clean Tech. Confirmed to speak are: moderator, Brad Ives, VP for corporate development, Semprius; Mike Adams, managing director, technology ventures, Constellation – An Exelon Company; Grant Allen, VP, ABB Technology Ventures; and Neil Suslak, managing partner, Braemar Energy Ventures.

  • Meet the Investor

Nov. 15

Fulcrum Equity Partners

CED’s Meet the Investor events provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs to network with and learn more about specific VC firms, angel groups and corporate venturing groups.

Investors provide a short, informal presentation about their firm discussing what they choose to fund and the rationale behind their decisions. These free events are open only to start-up companies who are CED Members.

  • State of Venture Capital

Featuring Presentation by Mark Heesen, President of National Venture Capital Association

Thursday, Nov. 29, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Research Triangle Foundation, 12 Davis Drive, Durham, NC

The election could have a profound impact on the entrepreneurial community in 2013 and beyond. Come hear Mark Heesen discuss how the elections will affect venture fundraising, investment and exits moving forward.

This featured CED Event is free and open to the public.

  • December CED Events

Dec. 4 – CED Emerging Trends Forum: Walking the Walk
Dec. 4 – CED Member-Only Reception – Geomagic
Dec. 5 – CED Biotech Forum: Anatomy of a Deal