Monday, May 31
LaunchBox Digital’s Business Accelerator Program – Early Application Deadline
LaunchBox10 is a global competition, where successful applicants receive funding and guidance to take their big ideas from concept to market.
Learn more here.
Tuesday, June 1
Webinar: How to Grow your own Social Media Ecosystem
11:00am – 12pm EST
Social media ecosystems are a staple of the internet. Attend this webinar to learn the core principles of social media ecosystems, identify their unique attributes, and how to grow a social media ecosystem of your own.
Sign up here.
FREE CED Member-Only Networking Reception
5:30 – 7pm
Hotel Indigo, 151 Tatum Drive, Durham, NC 27703
Put your membership to use, join CED for a FREE, casual networking reception at Hotel Indigo.
Wednesday, June 2
12th Annual NIH SBIR/STTR Conference
All day, Wed. 6/2 – Thurs. 6/3
Raleigh Convention Center
Attendees will learn the ins and outs of the NIH SBIR/STTR program, the funding opportunities available to small business researchers, and how the NIH SBIR/STTR program can be a valuable resource to help you start and/or grow your company.
Register now here.
Seminar: Credit for the Entrepreneur
11:30am – 1:30pm
Wake Tech Western Campus, 3434 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518
Seminar will address why personal credit history is important when starting or building a small business. How to improve credit and chances for obtaining funding or financing for a small business. Presenter: Alyssa Mako, Assistant Director of NCIMED Women’s Business Center.
Find out more here.
Carrboro Creative Coworking: West End Ruby Meetup
6:30 – 8:30pm
Carrboro Creative Coworking 205 Lloyd St Suite 101 Carrboro, NC 27510
Thursday, June 3
SaaS User Group Spring Roadshow: Raleigh
11:00am – 1:30pm
Raleigh Marriott City Center
SaaS stands for Software as a Service. The events will feature internationally recognized industry expert David Linthicum as keynote speaker. Linthicum is the author and co-author of 13 books on computing, including the best selling “Enterprise Application Integration,” and his latest book “Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence.”
To register, click this link.
Durham Critical Mass Bike Ride
5:35 – 7:05pm
Ride Starts at the Bronze Bull Downtown Plaza, Durham
A monthly ride which calls attention to the rights of cyclist to the roads as a vital form of transportation.
Summer Stock Social Media Mixer by NC FoodBank
6:00 – 8:30pm
Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC, Raleigh Branch: 3808 Tarheel Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609
More info here.
Friday, June 4
RTP CFO Forum: Alternative Funding Sources: Looking Beyond Traditional Bank Loans and Venture Capital
7:30 – 9:00am
Hughes Pittman & Gupton Office, 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 300, Raleigh
The RTP CFO Forum serves the greater Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill region, supporting over 200 senior financial executives. The Forum is designed to provide interactive networking and discussion of technical and strategic topics in an environment created exclusively for senior-level peers.
Invitation event. Find out more.
CED’s Leadership Series
8:00 – 10:00am
CED’s Entrepreneurship Center, 100 Capitola Drive, Ste. 106, Durham, NC 27713
CED’s Leadership Series is a quarterly breakfast series for C-level executives in companies beyond the pure start-up stage. Attendance will be limited to the first 60 registrants.
$75 CED members. $100 others. Register.
To view a complete calendar of RTP community events, please visit the Science in the Triangle calendar.