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The DEC

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) is a coworking space and 501c3 non-profit created to help entrepreneurs start, build, and grow companies through education, mentorship, and community.

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Not just coworking: Building your business together

 

Membership Plans

$75 A Month
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Virtual

Get a business appearance at a small monthly price.

A Virtual Membership is a great place to start when getting involved with The DEC. Whether you need help with your idea or you're ready to move in full-time, you can gain access to some of the great DEC member benefits without being at The DEC full-time.

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$200 A Month
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Coworking

Good for one-person shops, freelancers, and consultants.

A Coworking Membership provides drop-in access for the entrepreneur-on-the-go and those who need flexibility in being able to come by and work during standard office hours.

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Starting @ $300 A Month
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Dedicated

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

This is perfect for entrepreneurs who are committed to building their companies full-time and making sure they are able to explore all of the benefits available to them through The DEC.

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Events & Programs

General Assembly: INTRO TO CODING: HTML & CSS

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About This Class Meet the programming languages that power the web, and write your first line of code. Step into the world of web development with General Assembly. During our…

Epic Office Hours

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What is Epic Office Hours? Consider it speed dating with influencers! Some of the most successful entrepreneurs, top figures, and investors will be here for lightning round mentor sessions…

Lunch & Launch: The Dumpling Bros + NextSeed

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In July 2017, top rated Denton-based food truck The Dumpling Bros raised $95,000 from 122 everyday investors on NextSeed to fund an expansion into a second truck. TDB specializes in…

1 Million Cups

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1 Million Cups Dallas is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation and housed at The DEC in Dallas, …

After Hours Tour and Late Night Coworking

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Have you always wanted to come by for a tour of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center but have been limited by your work/home schedule? Please join us on Wednesday, September 27th…

1 Million Cups

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Description:1 Million Cups Dallas is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation and housed at The DEC in Dallas, …

TREND

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TREND (n): a general direction in which something is developing or changing. This free event was created to help people become connected and inspired within the Dallas community. TREND places focus…

LinkedIn Local Dallas

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We’re taking it offline to stop networking and start connecting. Join us on Friday at the Dallas Entreprenuer Center for LinkedIn Local Dallas-take two! Can’t make this one? Connect with Alan or Katie and…

Our Mentorship Program

Our Mentorship Program recognizes that in order to grow businesses, an entrepreneur needs access to qualified and experienced mentors. Mentors provide expedient advice, counsel, and experience that can help entrepreneurs avoid the hurdles that stand in their path, while also being able to catapult their businesses forward. The DEC provides access to more than 1,000 mentors in our network, all of whom are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed and supporting entrepreneurship to those in The DEC network.

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Our Members

Our members come from all sorts of different industries, experience levels, and backgrounds. These are some of the brightest visionaries and most courageous citizens in our community. We work hand in hand with our members to help them move their businesses forward. Through taking a keen interest in our members, we work together with them to provide the tools and resources necessary for success. We are not interested in just renting our members a desk, but rather in helping them actively start, build, and grow their businesses to find ultimate success.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to help entrepreneurs start, build, and grow their businesses by providing a physical location where they can receive education, training, mentorship, programs/events, promotions, and access to capital.