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

featuredPre-AngelSummit Startup Workshop: Who Are Investors and How Do They Think?

November 12th, 2014 12:30pm-3:00pm The DEC

As a part of AngelSummit.io, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center and Startup Angels have partnered together to educate entrepreneurs, startups and fundraisers, on what investors think and how deals actually work before they take a seat at the investors table.

featuredGaping Void – Business Transformation Through Art

Art Showing from November 10th-14th Evening Events: November 11th 6-8pm & November 13th 5:30-7:30pm The DEC

Gapingvoid is excited to announce that we are having our first show ever in Texas!

We will be making our debut in Dallas, with our “Do Something That Matters” show, November 10-14th at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center.

office-hoursWhiteboard Sessions at The DEC

Ongoing Hours Vary The DEC

During Whiteboard Sessions at The DEC, entrepreneurs have a chance to talk with some of Dallas’ finest entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investment groups that have experience working with new, growing companies.

meetup1 Million Cups (1MC) Dallas

Every Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am The DEC

1MC is a Kauffman 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

Last Wednesday of every month 7:30am-8:30am The DEC

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.

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