To identify, enable and promote high-growth, high-impact companies and to accelerate the entrepreneurial culture of the Research Triangle and North Carolina.
CED is a community of people inspired by entrepreneurship, and includes a wide range of members including startup companies, more mature growth-stage firms, investors, service partners, academics, and individuals. All who wish to be part of this dynamic enterprise are invited to participate. CED was founded in 1984, and later incorporated as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, to identify, enable and promote high-growth, high-impact companies and accelerate the entrepreneurial culture of the Research Triangle and North Carolina. CED provides education, mentoring and capital formation resources to new and existing high-growth entrepreneurs through annual conferences, forums, workshops and programs on entrepreneurial management and finance.CED has helped entrepreneurs in a myriad of industries and at all stages of development – from high-tech, life sciences, and service companies, from one-person start-ups to 1,000-person businesses. With more than 5,500 active members representing over 1,100 companies, CED is the largest entrepreneurial support organization of its kind in the United States.
CED, the southeast’s largest entrepreneurial support organization, connects emerging growth companies with the necessary tools and resources to start something new. A private, non-profit organization, CED harnesses its broad network to support companies that want to take their business to the next level. As the oldest entrepreneurial network in the country, CED has enabled entrepreneurs to raise more than one billion dollars in capital, launched more than 700 companies and currently serves more than 5,500 active members representing nearly 1,100 companies in North Carolina.
CED ANNUAL MEETING
When: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
5:30 - 8:00 PM
Where: RTP Foundation
12 Davis Drive
Durham, North Carolina
Contact: Vance Faulkner (email@example.com)
Online registration is available until: 1/22/2013