August 8, 2022 to August 11, 2022 9:00 am / 8:00 pm
SMU Cox School of Business
6214 Bishop Blvd, Dallas, TX 75275
Every year, Dallas Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs and change-makers for a week-long experience, described as the largest entrepreneurial event in North Texas, where they exchange ideas, collaborate, and grow alongside the 10th largest startup ecosystem in the US.
This year Dallas Startup Week will be hosted in person at SMU | Cox School of Business and Online through Brushfire. As an attendee you will have the opportunity to customize your conference experience by reserving your spot in your favorite sessions and special events through Brushfire. During Dallas Startup Week you will be able to view sessions at your fingertips, connect with attendees and easily access schedule all in one with our Dallas Startup Week app.
Disrupt Dallas | August 8
Disrupt Dallas celebrates the champions that are disrupting the entrepreneurial ecosystem and talent pipeline, as well as providing expert education and programming for entrepreneurs of color to help support and grow their business through a combination of speakers, discussions and networking opportunities. Disrupt Dallas will take place in person at SMU and will be streamed online.
Women of Innovation | August 10
Women of Innovation is a daylong slate of seminars and speakers to recognize, encourage and advance women leaders who have the courage and passion to transform their ideas and ambitions into a reality. Featuring a dynamic group of leading visionaries, Women of Innovation will celebrate, inspire and connect change-makers across markets and industries to provide all women in business with greater insights and knowledge into the trends and possibilities of the future. Women of Innovation will be held in person at SMU and online.
Corporate Startup Innovation Summit | August 11
Corporate Startup Innovation leverages and unites the breadth and diversity of DFW’s corporations and dynamic startup ecosystem. The summit will mobilize these groups by featuring DFW’s best and brightest innovators who will share how their companies are shaping our future – resulting in new ideas, business models, investment trends, connections and opportunities for business growth and acceleration. Corporate Startup Innovation Summit will be held in person at SMU and online.
Featured Tracks #DSW22
AI, Automation & Quantum | Track Captains: Anna Jarman, Bill Cockerill, Wendy Howell
Arts & Entertainment | Track Captain: Katie Polansky, Lauren Keuning
Emerging Technologies | Track Captain: Taylor Shead
Franchising | Track Captain: Carlos White
Gaming & Esports | Track Captain: Erica Molett
Healthcare | Track Captain: Lindsey Settles and Hubert Zajicek
Legal | Track Captain: Jessica Vittorio
Marketing | Track Captain: Michelle Rider
SaaS | Track Captain: Natalie Luneva
Social Impact | Track Captain: Daulton O’Neill
Veteran | Track Captains: VR Small, Mike Wilkes