2021

NOVEMBER 7th – 12th

A WEEK OF LOCAL ENTREPRENEURIAL EVENTS

Learn About the Registration Process

  

Registration Process

How it works

1

Register

Register for GEW FW week on our streaming platform Brushfire for both virtual and in-person sessions. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with your attendee number and a link to your registration. Hold on to this e-mail, you will need it.

2

Add Sessions

While registering you can select the sessions you want to attend. Be aware that we are adding sessions daily and expect to have over 100. We may not have all the sessions listed on the registration form when you register. You can update your list anytime using the e-mail link. Click Edit Order in email, Click Manage Attendees on order page, Manage: Edit Information, Add additional sessions.

3

Opening Party RSVP

Let us know you are coming, we are supplying food and drinks for this event and want to make sure we have enough. The is one of the best sessions of GEW FW. Kickoff the week by having some fun and meeting some new people.

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.

2021 Speakers

Here are a few of our 2021 Speakers

Hayden Blackburn
Hayden Blackburn
Executive Director – TechFW
Vlad Konovalchuk
Vlad Konovalchuk
Head of Consulting & Research – BRIDGES
Jeremy Johnson
Jeremy Johnson
VP of Customer Experience – projekct202
Henry Kaestner
Henry Kaestner
Managing Principal – Sovereign’s Capital
Rob Upchurch
Rob Upchurch
Founder & Podcast Producer – RobMakesPods Productions
Ian Hathaway
Ian Hathaway
Vice President of Capital – Techstars
Cameron Cushman
Cameron Cushman
Assistant Vice President of Innovation Ecosystem – The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Mike Berry
Mike Berry
President – Hillwood

Newly Added Sessions

See all the exciting sessions that we have lined up for Global entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth this year.

2021 Kickoff Party

2021 Kickoff Party

Tarrant County College – Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity Campus Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76102 United States
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Free

Register Now On Brushfire Join us for the fourth annual GEW Fort Worth kickoff party at the beautiful TCC Trinity River Campus. This is your chance to get the scoop...

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07 November 2021
Innovate Fort Worth Podcast with Mike Berry, President of Hillwood Group

Innovate Fort Worth Podcast with Mike Berry, President of Hillwood Group

Virtual – Brushfire,
Free

Register Now On Brushfire The podcast that highlights local innovation and the people bringing those innovations to market features 5 exclusive podcast episodes recorded for Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth....

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08 November 2021
Funding Options for New Ventures

Funding Options for New Ventures

Virtual – Brushfire,
Free

Register Now On Brushfire One of the first challenges founders face is identifying adequate funding for their new venture. What options are there and how do you access them? Join...

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08 November 2021
Innovate Fort Worth Podcast Interviews Pam Cannell, CEO of BoardBuild

Innovate Fort Worth Podcast Interviews Pam Cannell, CEO of BoardBuild

Virtual – Brushfire,
Free

Register Now On Brushfire The podcast that highlights local innovation and the people bringing those innovations to market features 5 exclusive podcast episodes recorded for Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth....

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09 November 2021

Connect with the Startup Community

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