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Venture Mentoring Service

Since 2011, CED's Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) has connected over 120 high-growth companies with skilled mentor teams. Entrepreneurs looking for help in setting and achieving critical milestones are encouraged to apply.


Measuring Success

CED's Innovators Report tracks the entrepreneurial activity throughout North Carolina. Using data derived from national databases and CED's extensive network, the Innovators Report provides a semi-annual scorecard on the funding, IPO, acquisition, and overall health of the entrepreneurial community.

Featured Events:

January 13, 2015

Big Top RTP - Winter 2015

This isn't your father's job fair. The best tech companies pitch YOU. The Winter 2015 Big Top Reverse Job Fair will be held this year in the RTP Headquarters located in the middle of Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill.

January 20, 2015

NC RIoT 2015 Kickoff Extravaganza

The 2015 Kickoff Meetup of NC RIoT will help frame the IoT discussion in North Carolina over the next 12 months, which promises to be a big year for IoT investment and expansion.

March 3, 2015

2015 CED Life Science Conference

The CED Life Science Conference enables NC life science entrepreneurs to connect with hundreds of venture capital and strategic investors from around the nation and boasts globally-recognized industry leaders as conference speakers and participants. The 2015 conference will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center.

The Triangle and its companies are #ontherise, leading the next wave of innovation in America’s technology-based economy.

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