Events

Thursday 5/28/20
12 – 1pm CT

Best Practices for Reopening Your Business In This COVID-19 Reality

Companies are re-organizing and re-opening. What’s your plan? What do you need to know? In this webinar, you’ll learn: what resources and practices to minimize risk to your business, how to set up social distancing policies for your business, how to conduct onsite employee and customer check-ins and get a guide from one of our speakers.

Provided by Founders First

Thursday 5/28/20
6:30 – 8:30pm CT

Master LinkedIn with Leah Frazier

Expand your network with the tools you already use. Learn from 2X Emmy Award-Winner and DEC Network Ambassador, Leah Frazier, on how to optimize your LinkedIn. Topics include: tips and recommendations to grow and maximize your LinkedIn audience, proven methods on how to 4x the amount of engagement you see on Facebook, Instagram and other platforms and expert advice to truly target the decision-makers and have your profile stand out amongst the many.

Provided by The DEC Network

Friday 5/29/20
12:30 – 1:30pm CT

Fridays Are For Founders with Trey Bowles and Carl Dorvil

Grab your lunch and join The DEC Network for our virtual forum, Fridays are for Founders. This week, our Co-Founder and Chairman, Trey Bowles, and Carl Dorvil, CEO at Dog for Dog, will be discussing how to overcome adversity as an entrepreneur or small business owner, and how you can use the learnings from adversity to help you in the age of coronavirus. Come with your questions ready to share in the live chat, or share them with us via any of our social media platforms by tagging us on Linkedin, Twitter, or Facebook.

Provided by The DEC Network

Friday 5/29/20
12:30 – 1:30pm CT

Black & Business Series: Economic Power of Franchising

Franchising accounts for over 2 3 trillion of economic activity and accounts for 40% of all retail sales in the United States. Minority groups are the primary “Driving Forces” behind the US Consumer Market. Join the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce to learn how franchising could be a viable business for you to pivot during the pandemic.

Provided by Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday 6/2/20
3 – 4pm CT

Fair Play Your Way to Work-Life Integration

Whether living alone, with roommates, or balancing work and building a company with homeschooling kids: figuring out how to work & live together 24/7 requires new conversations and systems. Join us for a conversation where Eve Rodsky, best-selling author of Fair Play, will share her sanity-saving methods to create balance in these novel times. The conversation will be facilitated by Nicola Brown, SoGal Indiana Chapter Lead.

Provided by SoGal

Thursday 6/11/20
6 – 7:15pm CT

How To Navigate the Virtual Space as a Creative Entrepreneur

During COVID-19, many founders are struggling to reach their audiences especially, creative entrepreneurs and creative focused startups. If you are founder of a creative business and looking for ways to stand out in this oversaturated market, join MassChallenge Texas for a fireside chat with these experts: Martin Martinez, Founder + President of A-Player Media & Managing Director of Founder Institute Texas; Dallas Burgess: Veteran, CPO of DreamState + CPO of MediaTech Ventures; Tamara Deike: Creative Director, Writer + Producer; Sydney Wright: Musician + 2019 Artist of #MCTX18 alum, BlackFret; and Mary Walker: CEO & Co-Founder of DayDreamer App + MassChallenge Texas in Austin 2019 Finalist.

Provided by MassChallenge Texas

Friday 6/12/20
12 – 1pm CT

Financial Fridays: Get Your Money Right!

Learn about the seven parts of a good business plan and what to consider when writing one. A business plan is one piece of information that potential lenders, business incubators, investors, and economic development organizations will want before making a decision to loan money or invest. You’ll leave the session with a framework to writing your business plan.

Provided by LiftFund

Saturday 6/13/20
9 – 11am CT

Road To Entrepreneurship

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. In this two part series, 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.

Provided by LiftFund

Tuesday 6/16/20
12 – 5pm CT

Women in Tech Summit with Capital Factory

DivInc and Capital Factory welcome you to their first virtual Women In Tech Summit! Attendees can look forward to a special keynote guest, insightful fireside chats, discussion sessions, a startup showcase, Epic Office Hours, and panels on relevant topics facing the tech ecosystem.

Provided by DivInc and Capital Factory

Wednesday 6/17/20
4 – 5pm CT

Queer Women Founder Talk | SoGal x StartOut

Celebrate Pride month with SoGal Foundation and StartOut and amazing queer women founders. Meet the entrepreneurs and learn how they fundraised, scaled their businesses, sustain during a crisis, and prioritize wellness. Featuring Meg He of ADAY, Rachel Tipograph of Mikmak.tv, and Ariel Weingroff of Arfa. Moderated by SoGal Foundation Executive Director Kelley Henry.

Provided by SoGal

Friday 6/26/20
10am – 12pm CT

Marketing Boot Camp with LiftFund and Agency Partner Interactive

The LiftFund DFW Women’s Business Center and Agency Partner Interactive have teamed up to give small-business owners the hands-on, digital marketing strategies that can help attract more clients. Our quarterly marketing boot camps cover topics such as marketing strategy, search engine optimization (SEO), web design and social media. Each boot camp features a presentation where digital marketing experts provide a high-level overview of the featured topics. Following the presentation, you have the opportunity to join 15-minute, group breakout sessions where an expert dives deeper into the topics.

Provided by LiftFund

Saturday 6/20/20
11am – 12pm CT

Build Your Career: Breaking Into Venture Capital

Join Elizabeth Galbut (SoGal Ventures) and Lolital Taub (Indie VC, Next Gen Venture Partners and Operator Collective) for the SoGal Foundation’s monthly webinar on breaking into the venture capital industry. They’ll provide perspective on the various paths to landing a coveted VC job and answer any question you can throw at us!

Provided by SoGal