Upcoming Events

Grow your skill set and make connections with other business owners and community organizations.

LiftFund’s events offer you a chance to learn new skills, navigate the complexities of business ownership, and meet other members of LiftFund’s community. We do our best to accommodate your schedule with a mix of in-person and online events.

 

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Startup Info Session

Have an idea or ready to start your business?The Startup Info Session will share a step by step checklist with the important steps that you need to be taking before launching your business. This virtual session is for individuals in the pre-startup stage who are seeking support with the launch of their business. Click on […]

Boots 2 Business

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, […]

Free

Saltbox Open House

Saltbox 4653 Nall Road, Farmers Branch

Come and take a tour with The DEC Network's Community Partner, Saltbox! Saltbox is your warehouse, office, logistics, and community—rolled into one. Interested in running your business here? This is your chance to take a tour and network with those from both Saltbox's network and The DEC's Network! Drinks and snacks provided!

Free

Let’s Talk Credit

Understanding personal credit for you and your businessAs a partner in the Dallas Collaborative for Equitable Development, LiftFund is hosting a series of virtual workshops to provide education and training to small business owners. The workshops will cover understanding personal credit and the role it plays in getting the funding you need to start or […]

Startup Info Session

Have an idea or ready to start your business?The Startup Info Session will share a step by step checklist with the important steps that you need to be taking before launching your business. This virtual session is for individuals in the pre-startup stage who are seeking support with the launch of their business. Click on […]

Financing Your Small Business in 2021

LiftFund has public and private funding options for you to explore as a small business in this uncertain time in our communities. This session is hosted by LiftFund, a nonprofit business lender with a 26-year track record of solving problems and connecting businesses to capital. LiftFund has product options for you to explore as a […]

#DSWSeries: Legal Track

Online Event / Webinar Online, Dallas, TX 75247, Dallas

Get a preview of what's to come at the #DSW21 Legal Track during our Dallas Startup Week Series! In this session we will discuss different methods of fundraising, and help demystify the vocabulary, structure, and benefits of each method. With a panel of attorneys, venture capitalists, and founders, attendees will get a multi-perspective view on […]

Community Membership Happy Hour

Common Desk- Downtown Dallas 2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas

Come to our Membership Happy Hour at Common Desk - Downtown Dallas! Join us for drinks during this exclusive, members-only event as we mix and mingle with The DEC Network and Common Desk members. The bar, Office 772, will be open and snacks will be ready!

Financial Fridays: Personal Finance – Identity Theft & Fraud

Online Event / Webinar Online, Dallas, TX 75247, Dallas

Your identity may be your most valuable asset - learn to protect it and identify threats!If you’ve ever needed to open a bank account, apply for benefits, travel by plane, buy a car, get married, or rent a home, you’ve likely needed an identity card of some sort to prove that you are who you […]

#DSWSeries: Retail Track

CUE 750 North Saint Paul Street (Suite 200), Dallas

Get a preview of what's to come at the #DSW21 Retail Track during our Dallas Startup Week Series! Meet the team at Monarc, creators of the Seeker, a robotic quarterback used in practice by the NFL and NCAA. Watch the Seeker at work, catch a pass and enjoy happy hour hosted by CUE, Dallas’s newest […]

CPA Open Office Hours

With tax season HERE, it's time to start thinking about tax preparations.With tax season HERE, it's time to start thinking about tax preparations. Are you aware of how new tax regulations will affect your business? If you have any accounting questions that you'd like to discuss with a CPA, sign up for our CPA Open […]

#DSWSeries: A&E Track

Midway Studio 4050 McEwen Road, Suite 7102, Farmers Branch

Get a preview of what's to come at the #DSW21 Arts & Entertainment Track during our Dallas Startup Week Series! Please join us for our Dallas Startup Week Series with Creative Freelancing During a Pandemic Panel! Every year, Dallas Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs and change-makers for a week-long experience, described as the largest entrepreneurial […]