Innovation & Entrepreneurship Mgr. of Raleigh Office Of Economic Development
Speaking on the “Government’s Role with Startups” panel.
Derrick Minor is the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Manager for the City of Raleigh, Office of Economic Development. Derrick is responsible for engaging, connecting, and supporting entrepreneurs and high-growth companies throughout the city of Raleigh. Derrick has over 8 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of business development, strategic planning, finance, operations, and commercial real estate. Derrick also serves on the steering committee for Innovate Raleigh – a public private partnership between NC State University, the City of Raleigh, Wake County Economic Development, Raleigh Economic Development, Downtown Raleigh Alliance, and the private sector. Innovate Raleigh exists to catalyze innovation efforts in Raleigh and throughout the region.