CED (Council for Entrepreneurial Development) was founded in 1984 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, seminars, 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 1000-person businesses. With more than 700 active members with 4,000-plus individuals participating in our programs, CED is the largest entrepreneurial support organization of its kind in the United States.
CED Venture Mentoring Service (licensed from MIT since 2011) :
Matching entrepreneurs with skilled, experienced professionals for
ongoing mentoring. Scale your venture and create concrete actions plans -
starting today. This program is free and applications are accepted monthly.
CED Entrepreneurs Resource Guide (The Research Triangle Region and NC): 50+ local entrepreneurial support organizations and programs, including descriptions and contact information.
Business Resources Guide (Raleigh
and Wake County): Provided by Raleigh Economic Development, this is a
compilation of resources for all small business types.
: A compilation of jobs board, networking groups and meet-ups for individuals seeking employment.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about CED and other entrepreneurial resources throughout the Triangle and North Carolina.