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1 Million Cups Dallas

9:00am - 10:00am

1 Million Cups is a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. The weekly event gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startup and gain fresh insight and meaningful feedback from the community. Attendees are welcome to stay after the event and co-work @ Capital Factory + The DEC location.

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Intro to JavaScript: Build a Virtual Pet

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Learn the programming fundamentals of JavaScript by building your own virtual pet (think: Tamagotchi). With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to your game, including customizing your pet, feeding them, and keeping track of their health.

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How To Stand Out Through Regular Content

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Brian Fanzo inspires, motivates and educates businesses on how to leverage emerging technologies and digital marketing to stand out from the noise and reach the millennial and generation z consumers. Join us to learn how to stand out from the noise by providing reliability and episodic content from Brian Fanzo.

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Salesforce Essentials Workshop

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Salesforce Small Business Experts and learn how you can sell faster, make customers happier, and scale as you grow with Salesforce Essentials – the world's #1 CRM reimagined for small businesses. Our experts will work with you and your team to solve your business challenges, provide more information about our solutions, answer your questions, and enable you to get the most out of a Customer Relationship Management tool.

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Women Who Code Resume Workshop & Mock Interviews

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Are you on the job hunt and want to improve your skills? Perhaps you are casually looking, and want to make sure you're putting your best foot forward. Even if your resume just needs a second set of eyes, this is the event for you! Join this panel of highly-qualified women in technology for an evening of Resume Review & Mock Interviews.

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Ribbon Cutting: People Thrust Office Grand Opening

10:00am - 11:30am

One of the many benefits of being a member at Addison Treehouse is receiving a one-year free membership to Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce. Being a member at Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce comes with many perks, and one of them is a Grand Opening for your business. We hope you can join our member company, People Thrust, for their Grand Opening and ribbon cutting celebration! 

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Intro to Business & Tech for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

4:00pm - 9:00pm

Attendees will experience a high-energy, interactive event packed with resources and content explicitly for underrepresented entrepreneurs and investors. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with other underrepresented entrepreneurs and investors before and after the event. They will also have an opportunity to access complimentary styling, headshots and a 60-second pitch video. The event boasts an 8-person panel of seasoned entrepreneurs & investors delivering lighting talks and a Q&A session afterwards. It also includes 2 fireside chats, and a closing keynote.

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Getting Started in Tech

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Thinking about a career in tech but not sure where to start? Considering a career change but not sure how to make it happen?  In this talk, we'll cover the different ways you can break into tech and outline the pros and cons of all the options within the local tech community. Then we'll dive into the job opportunities available locally, from positions you've heard of like front-end developer, to ones that are new to the scene, like developer evangelist…

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1 Million Cups Dallas

9:00am - 10:00am

1 Million Cups is a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. The weekly event gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startup and gain fresh insight and meaningful feedback from the community. Attendees are welcome to stay after the event and co-work @ Capital Factory + The DEC location.

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Intro to JavaScript: Build a Guessing Game

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Looking for a fun way to start learning how to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language.  With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to the game, including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. See an example before you come: this guessing game was made by an attendee…

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Intro to Canva for Business Workshop

6:00pm - 8:00pm

This workshop is designed for those looking to explore a whole new way to design. Attendees will be guided through an in depth tour of the user interface and all of the features and functionality, and also provided helpful tips that will get new users ready to hit the ground running with their Canva design skills. Fonts, colors, and images are important building blocks for any design. Also, this workshop covers basic typographic concepts including how to pair and apply…

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Founders Live

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the world where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to pitch their company and describe their value proposition in front of an eager audience. After the pitches and audience Q&A, the crowd will vote on a winner who will not only receive an award, but recognition from the crowd and also the opportunity to talk more about their product or service. So bring your…

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Co-Founder Dallas by the Tech^map Meetup

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Network and connect to find your next employee, your next co-founder, or build your professional network! Work might be from 9-5, but business happens between 5-9. The Co-Founder Meetup by The Tech^map is a forum for professionals to pitch their business, idea, startup, etc. to the community and gain valuable feedback. The audience is full of other entrepreneurs, developers, investors, and media.

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Free Frontend Crash Course: HTML & CSS

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Curious about coding? HTML & CSS is the perfect place to start. Here you'll learn the basic building blocks of a website, as well as how to style them while completing a series of challenges to help you master your new skills. Together we'll work through a series of drills that will teach you the core concepts of HTML (tags, elements, and attributes), and the basics of CSS (selectors, properties, and values), all in a platform that will allow you…

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1 Million Cups Dallas

9:00am - 10:00am

Million Cups is a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs around the country. The weekly event gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startup and gain fresh insight and meaningful feedback from the community. Attendees are welcome to stay after the event and co-work @ Capital Factory + The DEC location.

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JavaScript: To ES6 and Beyond

7:00pm - 8:30pm

What the heck are all these arrows (=>) and dollar signs ($$) doing in this new JS code I’m seeing? What’s with these objects with no value pairs? JavaScript is constantly improving, and with it comes syntax changes and new operations we may not have seen before. With ES6, we’re able to do more while writing less code and making it cleaner and more concise. Join us as we explore this exciting new syntax, including let/const, template strings, and arrow…

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