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The DEC Network Helps Entrepreneurs Start, Build And Grow Their Businesses


Q: What is The DEC Network?
A: The DEC Network is a 501c3 non-profit organization driving innovation and economic impact by helping entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses. With a number of innovation hubs across DFW, we provide expert education, access to knowledgeable mentors and a vibrant community of like-minded entrepreneurs.

We accelerate founder success through connections and collaboration from our work with investors, corporations, and public institutions. Since 2013, we have attracted more than 125,000 visitors, hosted over 1,000 educational events and worked with over 100 partner organizations.

Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?

A: We are partnering with Smart Business Concepts for second year in a row to produce this one-day event for women in technology.

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Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?

A: We offer programs, access to capital and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs. We operate a startup lab where entrepreneurs can the space for coworking and events.

Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?

A: The DEC Network is celebrating 10 years in DFW. We are excited to announce more programs, more pitch opportunities and changes to our flagship event, Dallas Startup Week.

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Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?

A: We have raised over 15 Million dollars that goes towards programs helping Women and other entrepreneurs build, grow and scale.