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Addison Treehouse Open House

11:00am - 1:00pm

Are you thinking about starting a side gig or growing your business? Are you expanding to North Texas? Or are you waiting for your office to be built out? If so, we invite anyone who’s curious to learn more about the Addison Treehouse to an open house!

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Road to Entrepreneurship

9:00am - 1:00pm

If you’ve been thinking about doing business for yourself or launching your own company but feel stuck, this course can kick-start your entrepreneurial journey. Business coach Adele Foster will help you take what you already know to put it into a business that will help you prosper and grow.

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Learn to Code Workshop - HTML & CSS

9:30am - 12:00pm

Come join Codeup at their Dallas Learn to Code workshop, where you can learn the basics of programming! No previous programming knowledge is required at all, and the best part is, it's free!

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DFW Black IT/Cyber security

11:00am - 1:00pm

Join the tight-knit community, DFW Black IT to meet peers, connect and develop relationships that can help you not just personally but professionally. There will be executives, managers, and engineers ready to connect.

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How to Raise Your First Round - Capital Factory + The DEC

9:30am - 11:00am

This event will be at The DEC@Capital Factory If you've got a killer concept and you're ready to grow, but you're not sure how to raise outside capital to do so, this is the event for you. Joe Merrill will lead a session on how to raise your first round of funding for your startup.

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How to Raise Your First Round - Addison Treehouse

9:30am - 11:00am

This event will take place at The DEC@Addison TreehouseIf you've got a killer concept and you're ready to grow, but you're not sure how to raise outside capital to do so, this is the event for you. Joe Merrill will lead a session on how to raise your first round of funding for your startup.

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Weekly Group Mentoring

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grab a seat at our weekly gathering for entrepreneurs. This regular open forum is designed for founders to talk through business challenges and gain insight from their community of peers and industry experts.

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DFW Urban League Holiday Social

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join DFWULYP for "Martinis & Mistletoe", a holiday social benefiting the women and children of Women Called Moses Domestic Violence Center. This social will take place in lieu of their traditional General Body Meeting.

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The DEC@Redbird Holiday Party

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us to celebrate the holidays with games, refreshments, vendors and mingling at The DEC@Redbird.

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Master Selling Your Business

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Learn how to sell your business with ease, how to sell and pitch, acquiring customers, sales funnels and Salesforce, and what may be hindering you from closing the sale.

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How to Obtain Business Credit

12:00pm - 1:30am

(Bilingual workshop in English and Spanish)  - Learn the value of creditworthiness and how to obtain a good business. Plus, discover the documents necessary to make a good loan application.

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Tax and Accounting for Startups

9:00am - 11:00am

Come learn all things financial for your startup. We won’t teach you to be an accountant, but we will bring awareness to business tax benefits and financial pitfalls to avoid. 

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Freelancer’s Toolkit: How to Attract and Retain Client

6:00pm - 9:00pm

If you're a creative freelancer, this training will offer insights on the four principles to branding yourself as a freelancer, creative strategy to add value, the process of pricing your work, and an overview on billing and time management. 

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Understanding Business Accounting Part 2

10:00am - 12:00pm

Come and learn about accounting as it relates to all aspects of your business. In this session you will have the chance to ask Armanino, LLP any questions you may have about accounting during this fireside chat Q&A.

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Weekly Group Mentoring

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Grab a seat at our weekly gathering for entrepreneurs. This regular open forum is designed for founders to talk through business challenges and gain insight from their community of peers and industry experts.

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Dallas Elevate My Business Challenge Pitch & Networking Night

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Lift Development Enterprises is excited to present their Fall 2019 Elevate My Business Challenge cohort in Dallas, TX. These talented founders will be presenting their plans to a VIP panel for growing their small businesses as part of their graduation for our 60-Day, 4 Workshop Challenge.

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Thank You, Come Again: Client Retention 101

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Learn about maintaining a customer base and what all goes into it. At this event you'll learn about if it is easier to keep or acquire new clients, good practices to maintain clients, and why people aren't possibly returning.

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Investors’ Round Table

10:30am - 12:00pm

Join us as we host a conversational event with an investor, Benjamin J. Vann, Founder & Chief Executive Officer for Impact Ventures. We will discuss some of the best ways to plan for your raise, when should you start fundraising, how long it takes to raise money, and more!

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The Power of Broke

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Listen to our guest speaker explain how being "broke" can be fuel for your business.

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