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Why Join CED?

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At CED, we believe in entrepreneurs. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs grow their business by connecting them to the network, knowledge and capital needed to "Start Something." We boast more than 750 member companies and more than 4,000 actively involved individuals.

CED membership allows you and your company to build business relationships and connections with a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, investors, corporate partners, professional service providers, universities and others. CED and its partners provide face-to-face events, fundamental programming, personalized mentoring and online communities to connect our vast and growing network.

CED is here to connect you to the people and resources most relevant to your business, whether you are a first-time entrepreneur, a growing company scaling its business, an investor looking for the next great opportunity or a professional firm providing entrepreneurs with resources and support.

Membership Levels

Entrepreneurial Startup and Growth Companies

Ideal for entrepreneurial companies looking to connect with other entrepreneurs, mentors, professionals, investors, and customers as well as, stay engaged and support the startup community.

Professional Firms

Ideal for individuals, consultants, professional firms, investors, large corporations, government agencies, non-profit organizations and universities committed to supporting CED and local entrepreneurs by joining the CED network, participating in programs and sponsoring events.

Mentor Partners

CED Mentor Partners are comprised of individuals and businesses committed to supporting the mission of CED and understand the importance of enhancing our community's entrepreneurs, startups and emerging growth companies. This level of membership provides most benefits and opportunities to engage in the CED network.

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