RIoT ED Developer Day II

December 6, 2016

Wake Technical Community College, Northern Wake Campus, Building E
6600 Louisburg Road, Raleigh, NC

Back by popular demand, RIoT ED returns with Developer Day II, which brings together the top hardware and software companies with our region's developer and engineering workforce. This full-day workshop is a hands-on event and a chance to touch, feel and learn about the latest technologies from the companies and teams building them. This event is for software and hardware engineers, the product teams that they work with and anyone looking to go deeper into IoT products.

Life Sciences Forum: From Startup to Billion Dollar Exit—"The Covis Story"

December 6, 2016

North Carolina Biotechnology Center
15 TW Alexander Drive, Durham, NC 27703

What is the current and future landscape of the pharmaceutical and specialty pharma industry? How can a startup navigate the legal, regulatory, cross-border structuring, life-cycle management and licensing challenges to build a billion dollar company? Come hear relevant insights regarding the merger and financing environment, industry trends and developments, and how a company achieved worldwide sales growth through license agreements and efficient structuring that ultimately led to a billion dollar exit.

Tech Talent South Course Kickoff: Intro to Web Design & Creation (Winter 2016)

December 6, 2016

Nest Raleigh
414 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Learn to build websites! You will work with HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery and more. Partial scholarships are available!

IDEA Pitch (December 2016)

December 7, 2016

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Have an idea or high-tech startup you want to pitch? Would you like to pitch to one of the Southeast’s most active seed and early stage venture capital firms? Then join the IDEA Fund Partners team for IDEA Pitch! Whether you’re seeking to raise capital, network or cold call, it’s essential that you have a descriptive, concise and well rehearsed elevator pitch. Come, listen and learn what investors are looking for in an elevator pitch from our team of active investment professionals. IDEA Pitch, held bimonthly, enables entrepreneurs to meet our team and have the opportunity to pitch their high-tech idea or startup.

Triangle Startup Expo & Tech Job Fair

December 7, 2016

James B. Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way Raleigh, NC 27606

Thousands of attendees will be representing tech companies, influencers, press, investors and some of the best startups in the region.

Triangle TechBreakfast—Gravatate, Ekran, Nephos6, Inc., & More

December 8, 2016

James B. Hunt Library
1070 Partners Way Raleigh, NC 27606

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers and entrepreneurs share and learn from their peers through show and tell/show-case style presentations. And yes, this is free!

3rd Annual Innovators Program Demo Day

December 12, 2016

St. Mary's School, Pittman Auditorium
900 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

The Innovators Program is a unique and impactful three-month accelerator for early-stage founders and corporate intrapreneurs to build high-impact tech startups.

Startup Grind's Annual Holiday Mixer

December 14, 2016

Regus North Hills Tower 2
4242 Six Forks Road 14th Floor, Raleigh, NC

Don't miss Startup Grind's annual holiday party! There will not be a fireside chat for this event because the mixer is all about blowing off steam and having a good time.

ExitEvent Startup Social (December 2016)

December 19, 2016

Bull Durham Beer Company
409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

The ExitEvent Startup Social is an entrepreneur and investor-only anti-networking event with no agenda except what you want to get out of it. We rotate locations monthly in Durham, Raleigh, Cary, Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and sometimes elsewhere. No selling, no speeches, no nametags, no BS. But there are free drinks.

Tech Talent South Course Kickoff: Code Immersion (Winter 2017)

January 9, 2017

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Learn to build web apps and learn full stack web development, working with Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX and APIs. Scholarships are available for ladies and rockstars!

Tech Talent South Course Kickoff: JavaScript App Development

January 24, 2017

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Are you ready to build web applications purely with JavaScript, using the hippest framework and realtime technologies? Then hop on into Tech Talent South's JavaScript Application Development course! This course is designed to be a 10-week, hands-on foundation in modern web application development with JavaScript. In the course, you'll begin with pure JavaScript fundamentals and concepts, and will quickly accelerate to building 'Single Page Applications' with JavaScript a new and popular framework built by Facebook, called React. By the end of the course, students will be building fully functional, real-time, JavaScript based web applications. This program is geared towards students who are reasonably comfortable with HTML & CSS and want to make the jump into building full-stack JavaScript applications.

InnovateFV Weekend

January 27, 2017

TE Connectivity (& Fuquay Coworking)
8000 Purfoy Road Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

This will be a historic weekend for the Town of Fuquay-Varina, NC. Innovate Fuquay-Varina culminates in a weekend of intense planning, preparation, and ultimately, the formation of several startup businesses in Fuquay-Varina. Beginning with a brief networking session Friday evening, the event will transition to the Pitch Phase. Participants wishing to pitch their business ideas will have one minute to present their idea to the entire audience, including our esteemed panel of judges. After all ideas have been pitched, the audience is then instructed to find the aspiring entrepreneur(s) they want to contribute their skills to, and Startup Teams will naturally begin to form—thus planting the first startup "seeds" of the weekend. For the remainder of the weekend, each team's goal is to develop their idea into a viable business model, refine it and produce a presentation for Sunday evening—Initial Public Launch (IPL) Day.

Tech Talent South Course Kickoff: Startup Primer

January 30, 2017

Launch Chapel Hill
321 W. Rosemary Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Are you interested in learning how to develop a product, market it and launch your own startup, but aren’t quite ready to apply for an accelerator? Startup Primer is the perfect opportunity to gain real-world startup experience in a guided, case study-based environment.

CED Life Science Conference 2017

February 28, 2017

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

As one of the leading life science gatherings in the nation, the CED Life Science Conference attracts nearly 1,000 participants each year and boasts globally recognized industry leaders as speakers, showcases the most exciting and innovative NC-based life science companies, and connects these companies to a diverse group of venture capital and corporate investors. As an attendee, you’ll meet innovative thinkers and companies from across the life science landscape, representing biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital health, diagnostics, drug delivery and AgBio. The conference features a first-in-class program agenda, a demo room for emerging companies and university tech transfer groups, special workshops & content for entrepreneurs and ample networking for the vibrant life science community that exists in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina.

CED Tech Venture Conference 2017

September 19, 2017

Raleigh Convention Center
500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

As the premier event for technology entrepreneurs in the Southeast, CED Tech Venture Conference attracts some of the most innovative minds from across the nation to Raleigh, NC, recently ranked #5 tech hotspot, and features: 800 entrepreneurs, investors, corporate visionaries and community leaders including 75+ investment funds, live on-stage company pitches, a demo room for networking with 90+ emerging NC companies, top industry thought leaders as speakers and panelists, and special entrepreneur-only opening workshops. From early startups to growth-stage companies to highly successful businesses, the CED Tech Venture Conference reflects North Carolina’s vibrant entrepreneurial community and showcases many of the most promising emerging companies in the region. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with a diverse group of over 100 investors, from venture capital to corporate to angels. Engage with industry leaders, radical thinkers and trail-blazing entrepreneurs, and learn about the disruptive innovations that are transforming the ways in which we live, work and play.