CED Releases 2014 Innovators Report

CED’s Innovators Report Shows Increased Investment Dollars and Deals For NC Entrepreneurial Companies in 2014, Plus Record IPO Activity and $1 Billion+ in Funding Over Two-Year Period Covering 2013 and 2014 The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED), the largest and longest-running entrepreneurial network in the nation, today released its annual Innovators Report, which tracks entrepreneurial

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The Next 10 Years of Life Science Innovation to be Unveiled At the CED Life Science Conference 2015

Top industry leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs will converge to explore “#TheNext10” years of life science innovation at the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) Life Science Conference, March 3-4 in Raleigh, N.C. The 2015 conference will cover the latest developments and trends in patient advocacy, personalized medicine, digital health, and venture funding and their transformative effect

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2015 Charlotte Venture Challenge is Seeking Start-up Applications

Applications are open for the 14th Annual Charlotte Venture Challenge startup competition. Over 600 companies have participated since the competition began with five teams in 2001. Since the competition expanded in 2012, cash prizes exceeding $150,000 have been awarded. The competition is open to student and non-student companies located in the southeast and are due by

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A Look at the Next 10 Years in Life Science

The life science industry is in the midst of tremendous change, from the realignment of large pharma, to the convergence of digital health and traditional medicine, to changes in funding models for basic research, to the rise of agbio.  In fact, very little in 2015 looks as it did just 10 years ago. That’s why

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NC IDEA Spring 2015 Grant Cycle Opens February 9th

NC IDEA has announced that the organization’s 19th grant cycle will open on February 9th with a revised review process to encourage applicants across diverse funding stages. The upcoming cycle will kick-off with a series of information sessions being held throughout North Carolina. Companies focused on software, information technology, medical devices or material sciences are encouraged to apply.

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