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CED is excited to announce that companies can now APPLY for Venture Connect Online 2021. 

Venture Connect Online redefines the traditional CED conference experience with a three-day event March 23-25, 2021. Recognizing the innovation potential across the Tech & Life Science communities, we are focused on creating an environment that supports stronger connections, valuable programming, and learning for all. 

If selected, your company will have the opportunity to pre-record a pitch that will be available to over 500 attendees, investors, corporate partners and more at one of the biggest events in the Southeast. Additionally, your company could be chosen to participate in a panel alongside other entrepreneurial companies on stage at Venture Connect.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to gain exposure and create meaningful connections. 


Who Should Apply? 

Entrepreneurial companies who are: 
  • Seeking funding
  • Seeking greater exposure in the Southeast region
  • Looking for partners (employees, customers, suppliers, etc.)
  • In the Technology or Life Science industries
  • Early or Growth stage
Here are some examples of areas of focus: 

Advanced Diagnostics | Advanced Materials | AgTech | Animal Health | Artificial Intelligence | Augmented Reality | Automotive Vehicle | Big Data | BioPharma | BioTech | Blockchain | Business Intelligence | Cannabinoid | Clean Energy | Cloud Computing Collaborator Tools | Consumer Products Crypto Currency | Cyber Security | Data Analytics | Digital health Drug Delivery | E-Commerce | EdTech | FinTech | Food Tech | Gaming | Genomics | Healthy Consumer | HR Tech | Human Therapeutics Immunology | IoT | Logistics | Machine Learning | Marketing | Medical Devices | Mobile Devices Tech | Nanotechnology | Oncology | Plant Science | Precision Medicine | Real Estate Tech | Recycling | Robotics | Semiconductors | Smart Devices | Smart Grid | User Experience | Wearables

Selection Process 

All applications are due by December 18, 2020, and will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of industry experts and investors. Companies will be notified of their selection the week of January 11, 2021, and announced publicly the week of January 18th.
This is your opportunity to make your company stand out from the competition, tell us about your journey and how you are making waves in your industry. We look forward to learning about your company! 

The application process should take around 30-45 minutes. You may save and return to the application by clicking the button above. It will prompt you to create a login and password that you can use to access your application. The deadline to submit your company application is December 18, 2020.

If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact Lindsay Rivera at lrivera@cednc.org.
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