Entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs.

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (the DEC) serves entrepreneurs in the Dallas area, providing a location where they can receive training, education, mentorship, promotion and access to capital in order to encourage and equip the entrepreneurial community to start, build and grow their businesses. Facilitating a culture of entrepreneurship and ‘giving before you get’, the DEC connects new and old entrepreneurs with a vibrant, collaborative environment.

We have a membership that fits your needs.


Drop in*
$20 / Day
$250 / Mo
*Drop-ins does not include 24/7 access

Good for one-man shops, freelancers and consultants. It includes:

  • Community desks
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • 24/7 Key card access
  • Printer, copier, scanner, services
  • Conference room scheduling services
  • Unlimited coffee
  • Receive mail


$350 / Mo
$750 / Mo
Pod of Desks (4)
$1100 / Mo

Good for young companies who need a space for collaboration and client meetings. It includes:

  • Everything in coworking plan
  • Dedicated desk and/or office space
  • Access to online member platform
  • Access to all DEC coordinated events


$350 / Mo
$750 / Mo
Pod of Desks (4)
$1100 / Mo

Good for startups pre and post revenue looking to accelerate growth. It includes:

  • Everything in Dedicated Member plan
  • Dedicated programming designed to improve growth
  • Dedicated mentors
  • Dedicated desk and/or office space
  • Access to all DEC coordinated events
  • Applications open in August 2014

Interested in any of the plans? Please apply for membership.

Apply for Membership

Upcoming Events

educationStartup Weekend: Health Edition

September 5th-7th, 2014 All Day The DEC

This event puts the spotlight on Health/Healthcare because it offers both huge challenges in our society as well as great business potentials. Our goal is to bring together the healthcare community, designers, developers and entrepreneurs to facilitate the formation of new ideas.

meetupCoFoundersLab Matchup Dallas

August 28th, 2014 6:30pm - 9:00pm The DEC

CoFoundersLab Matchup Dallas is aimed at helping entrepreneurs find co-founders, advisers & interns.

past-eventsCome Say Hello at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Open House

August 19th, 2014 9am-10am The DEC

By branding Dallas as a hub for entrepreneurship, the DEC aims to provide education, mentorship, PR, and capital to businesses looking to start, build, and grow. To learn more about our devotion to the empowerment of entrepreneurs, join us for several open houses taking place in July and August at our new location in the heart of the West End Historic District.

past-eventsStartup Grind Dallas Hosts Ladar Levison (Lavabit)

August 25th, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm The DEC

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

past-eventsBuilt By Immigrants Presented by LaunchDFW in Partnership with FWD.us

August 14th, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm The DEC

Please join LAUNCH DFW and FWD.us for an evening of connection, discussion, and opportunity. The evening will consist of a panel discussion and the opportunity to hear presentations from foreign-born founders who are growing their businesses here in North Texas.

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