Tuesday, December 13, 2011

CED FastTrac Program to Graduate and Showcase 13 Local Companies

On Wednesday, December 14, CED will showcase the 13 graduates of the Fall 2011 FastTrac® program. FastTrac® is a comprehensive business planning program that addresses the needs of start-up entrepreneurs who are refining their business ideas, writing their business plans and seeking to grow sustainable high-impact companies. CED runs this program to support and sustain the entrepreneurial community of the Triangle and to enable would-be entrepreneurs to take the first step towards preparing their company for growth.

For more information or to apply as a Spring 2012 FastTrac® participant, mentor, or facilitator, please indicate your interest after reviewing this information. We're proud to celebrate the Fall 2011 graduates!

FastTrac Fall 2011 Graduates
Scott Bublitz, Exam Design, Inc.
Providing examination development software used in high-stakes hiring decisions.

Sir Robert Burbridge, Altometrics           

Aims to change the way performance management happens.

Rachel Burton, Piedmont Biofuels          

Small renewable energy company that produces biodiesel in Central North Carolina.

Britt Carr, Advanced Authoring

Integrates technology in education, training, presentations, and simulations.

Jinli Chang, Chang          

CRO offering cell culture and cell engineering services.

Robbie Edwards, One Price Taxes
One price online tax preparation.

Sherard Griffin, Noodleshare

Crowd sourcing approach to idea collaboration. 

Rick King, The Idea Works

Developing new business matching software to greatly improve and stimulate the business networking environment.

Eric McAfee, GiftBoogle
Involved in a paradigm shifting Facebook commerce app.

Will and Walt Smith, WaterPlayUSA

Online site providing connection to water sports.

Adam Steege, FreeHand Endoscopic Devices

Developing a novel set of articulated hand-held endoscopic surgical instruments.

Developing a device that operates on UVC light that disinfects and sanitizes any article that fits in 30 seconds.

Delivering ideas that connect brands and consumers in both rational and emotional ways.