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Black Girls CODE Raleigh - Durham Chapter Meet & Greet Kick Off

May 27, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

We are Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit organization whose mission has transformed to a global movement to give young girls of color, age 7-17, the tools to become inventors, leaders and creators of their own future in the world’s technology economy. To date we have educated and introduced computer programming to over 3,000 girls of color (Black, Latina and Native American). Dedicated to our mission, we are looking for your help to join us on our mission in building the next generation of techies. This event will support the development of our Raleigh - Durham Chapter. We hope to see you there!

Redress Eco-fashion and Textiles Conference 2015

May 30, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Redress connects and champions eco-conscious designers and companies through event planning, marketing, and an active membership network. We energize people and encourage them to take action in their own lives by actively thinking about their purchasing decisions and providing them access to amazing eco-designers. Redress envisions a world where eco-fashion is no longer a high-end ‘trend’ or a mass-market greenwash, but rather an accessible option to most people. It is our goal to be a catalyst for change within the mainstream fashion and textiles industry, making it more environmentally and socially responsible.

"State of the Startup" with City Councilor Bonner Gaylord

June 3, 2015

The Level Up Kitchen and Barcadium
126 S. Salisbury Street Raleigh, 27603

Come to Level Up Kitchen and Barcadium for a panel discussion moderated by City Councilor Bonner Gaylord featuring leading members of Raleigh's entrepreneurship community: Brooks Bell, Justin Miller, and Bill Spruill.

NC RIoT V: Building NC’s IoT Leadership and Verizon’s IoT Strategy

June 4, 2015

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

oin us for RIoT V, held at the truly incredibly NCSU Hunt Library. Keynote speaker Theresa Wong, Verizon’s Director of Corporate IoT Strategy, will share their short-term and long-term approach to IoT, while addressing the critical role our state plays in shaping the future of IoT. You’ll also hear how NCSU ASSIST is solving the power challenge for IoT devices through a combination of energy harvesting and ultra-low power sensors and radios research. Fasten your seat belts...

Raleigh Makers Market—June 2015

June 6, 2015

Breezeway by Benelux Coffee in Cameron Village
402 Oberlin Road, Raleigh NC

The Raleigh Makers Market is a monthly gathering highlighting amazing artisans, uniquely handcrafted goods, + talented musicians. Join us every FIRST Saturday of the month to shop local or simply hangout!

Conquering Money - Bitcoin Seminar

June 8, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

EntreDot and Cryptolina are proud to sponsor this Bitcoin seminar. This is an opportunity to learn all about Bitcoin and what it can mean to your business. Exciting new techological innovation has enabled the formation of a new currency that can be used by businesses and consumers throughout the world. Holding the promise of more secure transactions and lower transactions fees, the emergence of Bitcoin may revolutionize the way we pay for goods and services. As with any innovation, the status quo is going to be disrupted. This seminar will help you understand the business benefits that Bitcoin will enable, the industry's reaction, especially from financial institutions, and the postions that are being taken by regulator agencies.

Innovate Raleigh June Meetup

June 9, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Innovate Raleigh's next meetup will be at HQ Raleigh from 6-8pm. Come out for some networking, committee work sessions, and to learn more about the September Summit! An assortment of light fare will be sponsored by OrderUp and local beer will be on tap!

City Camp 2015

June 11, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

CityCamp NC is three days of open sourced talks, workshops, and hands-on problem solving, to re-imagine the way the web, applications, technology, and participation will shape the future of NC cities.citycampral_panel CityCamp brings together government, business, neighborhood, non-profit, and academic communities to work toward next generation solutions for local municipalities. You don’t need to be technical either–we need ideas from a variety of participants to help create solutions.

Trailblazers Startup Weekend

June 12, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

TSW: Trailblazers is a 54-hour experience where participants pitch ideas, collaborate with others who have complementary skill sets, get coaching and produce startups that help solve problems around a variety of topics. Durham-based startup, Trinket, formed at last year’s event and have since raised nearly $400K in funding. It’s time for more successes like this to come out of Triangle Startup Weekend!

ExitEvent Startup Social June 2015

June 15, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

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.

IDEA Pitch June

June 17, 2015

American Underground at Main
201 West Main St, Durham, NC 27701

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.

NC B Corp Champions Community Celebration

June 17, 2015

American Underground Classroom at American Tobacco Campus
334 Blackwell Street, Suite B012, Durham NC 27701

B Corporations are making a real impact in the world, using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Our world faces many pressing problems but joining this movement can ignite worldwide change. We believe in a better world – one that is better for workers, better for communities, and better for the environment. That’s why we are celebrating North Carolina B Corps, and why we are inviting businesses, non-profits, influencers, community leaders, students and educators, social entrepreneurs, and any individual from across the community to join us and learn more about our growing movement. This fun evening celebration will feature local artists and musicians, NC B Corporations, and social entrepreneurs who are all passionate about using business as a force for good.

Triangle TechBreakfast

June 18, 2015

RTP HQ
12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Want an opportunity to hear from the region's best investors? Want an opportunity to pitch in front of your peers and investors? And meet investors 1:1? We're bringing this awesome event to Triangle for the first time! Get a chance to meet with investors, engage with investors on two panels on VC and investing, 2 Lightning Rounds, and a Venture Fair where you get a chance for some 1:1 with the investors there. We'll have many awesome Venture Capital (VC) and Angel Investors there answering your questions on what is VC, the process for getting VC, what investors look for, and more. Plus a chance to tell your story and meet with some of the investors 1:1.

RTP 180: AgBio

June 18, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

Did you know the agbio industry is one of the Triangle's fastest growing sectors? More than just food production research, the life science sector reaches into everything from flu vaccines to beer. At this month's RTP 180, we'll be bringing you speakers that are working in different areas of the agbio universe. Come out and learn how this wide-reaching topic truly impacts our lives.

Ask a VC Triangle Presented by TriNet: 10+ Investors + 2 Panels + Lightning Round + Venture Fair

June 19, 2015

RTP HQ
12 Davis Dr Durham, NC 27709

Want an opportunity to hear from the region's best investors? Want an opportunity to pitch in front of your peers and investors? And meet investors 1:1? We're bringing this awesome event to Triangle for the first time! Get a chance to meet with investors, engage with investors on two panels on VC and investing, 2 Lightning Rounds, and a Venture Fair where you get a chance for some 1:1 with the investors there. We'll have many awesome Venture Capital (VC) and Angel Investors there answering your questions on what is VC, the process for getting VC, what investors look for, and more. Plus a chance to tell your story and meet with some of the investors 1:1.

Raleigh Makers Market—July 2015

July 4, 2015

Breezeway by Benelux Coffee in Cameron Village
402 Oberlin Road, Raleigh NC

The Raleigh Makers Market is a monthly gathering highlighting amazing artisans, uniquely handcrafted goods, + talented musicians. Join us every FIRST Saturday of the month to shop local or simply hangout!

RTP 180: Gaming

July 16, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

Innovation. Education. Industry. These are powerful angles – and what the Research Triangle Park is known for. At “RTP 180°,” speakers from our three founding universities, local companies and the community at-large are called upon to take the stage to speak passionately about what matters to them. The show kicks off at 6pm, but our doors are open beforehand for anyone that would like to come early.

Patriot Boot Camp

July 31, 2015

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Patriot Boot Camp (PBC) is an intensive 3-day program focused on helping military Veterans and spouses become technology entrepreneurs. The PBC program has a focus on technology oriented startups, specifically web-based or other software companies.

Raleigh Makers Market—August 2015

August 1, 2015

Breezeway by Benelux Coffee in Cameron Village
402 Oberlin Road, Raleigh NC

The Raleigh Makers Market is a monthly gathering highlighting amazing artisans, uniquely handcrafted goods, + talented musicians. Join us every FIRST Saturday of the month to shop local or simply hangout!

ExitEvent Startup Social August 2015

August 17, 2015

Carolina Brewing Company
140 Thomas Mill Rd, Holly Springs, NC 27540

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.

IDEA Pitch: August

August 19, 2015

The Frontier at Research Triangle Park
800 Park Offices Drive

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.

Raleigh Makers Market—September 2015

September 5, 2015

Breezeway by Benelux Coffee in Cameron Village
402 Oberlin Road, Raleigh NC

The Raleigh Makers Market is a monthly gathering highlighting amazing artisans, uniquely handcrafted goods, + talented musicians. Join us every FIRST Saturday of the month to shop local or simply hangout!

Raleigh Startup Crawl

September 9, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

A crawl of startup campuses and offices for drinks and fun in downtown Raleigh to kickoff the Innovate Raleigh Summit for 2015.

Innovate Raleigh Summit

September 10, 2015

HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington Street Raleigh, NC 27603

Innovate Raleigh aims to create an environment where entrepreneurs and innovators love to live, work, and play. Each year, we host an event where community thinkers, makers, and doers come together to look at the landscape of our region, identify what’s missing, and generate ideas to fill in the gaps. That event is called the Innovate Raleigh Summit.

CED Tech Venture Conference 2015

September 15, 2015

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

As the premier tech event in the Southeast, the CED Tech Venture Conference reflects the vibrant entrepreneurial community that exists in one of the nation’s rising technology hubs, attracting over 800 entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders and domain experts from across the nation. In addition to bringing in top industry leaders as speakers and panelists, the CED Tech Venture Conference showcases the most promising emerging NC companies and facilitates key connections with a diverse group of investors. In 2014, over 60 venture funds joined us for the conference, including Bessemer Venture Partners, Azure Capital, Comcast Ventures, and Greycroft. At the CED Tech Venture Conference, engage with industry leaders, radical thinkers, and trail-blazing entrepreneurs on the disruptive innovations that are transforming the way in which we live, work and play and learn what the future holds for all things tech.

ExitEvent Startup Social September 2015

September 16, 2015

Durham Bulls Athletic Park
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. This is a special event—we're celebrating the end of the CED Tech Venture Conference and the start of the UP Global Summit, with visitors from around the world!