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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featuredLEARN HOW TO FUNDRAISE SERIES: Pitching to Investors
On September 18th, join The DEC and Golden Seeds for the first program in a series called “Learn How to Fundraise.” We have a great group of panelists joining us – collectively they have seen hundreds of startup pitches and have been on the other side of the table as entrepreneurs. Panelists will be giving feedback and coach a live pitch of a new startup coming out of Dialexa Labs, Vinli. Jeanette Cajide of Dialexa will give a 10-minute pitch on Vinli and panelists will get into the details of what makes a good pitch.
meetup1 Million Cups (1MC) Dallas
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
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.