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.
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meetup1 Million Cups (1MC) Dallas
1MC is a Kaufmann Foundation educational program put on every Wednesday from 9-10am. Two presenters from startup companies in the Dallas area talk about their companies, problems, gaps and challenges. The audience is made up of entrepreneurs, advisors, researchers, people interested in entrepreneurship or getting ready to make the jump into their own companies. During […]
networkingVentureSpur Black Box Breakfast Series
Black Box Breakfast Series is presented by VentureSpur and hosted at The DEC the last Wednesday of every month from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM. Each month will feature one or two entrepreneurs who will present their story in 10 photos in 10 minutes. This fun format is an engaging and intimate way to understand the lives and amazing successes of some outstanding entrepreneurs in our community.
educationThe DEC:EDU – Building Your Startup Team
This class will walk you through the do’s and dont’s when looking for core team members. Learn how companies with a strong company culture succeed in finding great talent and how small startups can achieve the same affects. Understand the importance of advisors, mentors, board members and cofounders. You will walk away with ideas on how to create a strong company culture and understand why that will benefit an entire organization as a result.
meetupStartup Grind Presents Tim Garcia Co-Founder of Apptricity Corporation
Startup Grind Dallas welcomes in March Tim Garcia, Apptricity Co-Founder. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Hosting monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies.