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November 14th – 18th

Who should attend

Calling all innovators, creatives, entrepreneurs, investors, educators and students. If you have a passion and interest in entrepreneurship then it is likely you will find at least a few sessions that fit your fancy during the week. Our goal is to attract that do things a little different, that take risks, and that fill gaps that others cannot even see. Simply we are looking for those that are never satisfied with the status quo.

Five tracks that appeal to your entrepreneurial interests and needs. Also check out our trends on the session calendar page for more ways to focus.

Whether you’re just dreaming about starting a business, on your first, or a seasoned entrepreneur, the founder based events will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to found a company. Initial product development, go-to-market strategies, finding funding, and building a team are just some of the topics that are covered. Start down the path of creating your startup!

The most popular topic and well attended events during the week, investment is a critical aspect of entrepreneurship. Different investment models will highlighted as well as the legal aspects of investment deals. Find out if your startup is right for funding, learn about becoming an investor yourself and connect with the local startup investment community.

Marketing and selling your startup’s products/services is the is the single largest challenge for most founders. It is complex and there is no one answer, as each startup has unique challenges. Events around the growth of your startup will specifically address digital marketing challenges, inbound and outbound marketing, building your sales team, and creating an exceptional customer experience. Don’t miss your chance to change the trajectory of your business.

Ideas come from many places and there is no better place to acquire some inspiration than hob-nobbling with the founders, creatives, and startup advocates during the week. These events could be pop-up non-planned events at basecamp or happy hours after the day is done. Join us for a beverage and connect with the startup community.

Staying on top of emerging trends can be a challenge. These events will help you get up to speed on subjects like new and emerging technologies, business model innovations, emerging trends for main street business and many more. If you want to know what the early movers are doing in their industries to keep ahead of the competition, these are the events you need to attend.

Looking Back at 2021

Speakers

Robert McClain
Robert McClain
Associate Vice President, Research & Innovation – UNT Health Science Center
Pamela (Garrett) Cannell
Pamela (Garrett) Cannell
President & CEO – BoardBuild
Mike Vela
Mike Vela
CEO – World champion Fantasy, Dallas Inc.
Cameron Cushman
Cameron Cushman
Assistant Vice President of Innovation Ecosystem – The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Aydrelle Collins
Aydrelle Collins
MS,LPC, SSE – Melanin Sex Therapy
Justin Malone
Justin Malone
Partner – Lacy Malone Steppick Ryder & Menefee, PLLC
Nitin Joshi
Nitin Joshi
Founder & CEO – CAGEBio
Becky Johnson
Becky Johnson
Professor, Environmental Sciences – TCU

Sessions

Highlighting some of the sessions that were lined up for Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth 2021.

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