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The State of Entrepreneurship in Fort Worth

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @ 11:30 am 1:30 pm

The State of Entrepreneurship addresses local community leaders and entrepreneurs of entrepreneurship in Fort Worth. Hosted by HSC Next, State of Entrepreneurship highlights pressing data of the local economy, interesting case studies to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and lends the mic to nationally renowned keynote speaker and co-author of The Startup Community and The Startup Community Way, Ian Hathaway.

More about Ian Hathaway:

Ian Hathaway is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor, and writer, with expertise in startups, technology, and venture capital. He has worked with global leading organizations to develop new products, shape competitive strategies, produce data-driven insights, and build high-performance teams. Ian has built new ventures, worked with established companies to expand into new markets, and helped numerous entrepreneurs shape early ideas into viable businesses.

Ian has published for prominent research institutions, universities, businesses, and periodicals, and is co-author of The Startup Community Way, a book on entrepreneurial ecosystems published in July 2020. His writing and views are regularly cited in leading press outlets, including The New York Times, The Economist, Financial Times, and many others. He is a frequent contributor for outlets such as the Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal.

Currently, he leads the global ecosystems business at Techstars, which works with entrepreneurs, community leaders, and institutions around the world to support their path towards building better ecosystems. Ian is an active startup advisor, mentor, and investor; a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; and a board member at the Center for American Entrepreneurship.


Mattie Parker
Mattie Parker
Mayor – City of Fort Worth
Cameron Cushman
Cameron Cushman
Assistant Vice President of Innovation Ecosystem – The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Ian Hathaway
Ian Hathaway
Vice President of Capital – Techstars
EJ Carrion
EJ Carrion
CEO – Student Success Agency ™, Top Youth Speakers ™



Tuesday, November 9, 2021
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
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The Ashton Depot

1501 Jones St
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States