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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Saltbox Open House

Saltbox 4653 Nall Road, Farmers Branch, Texas

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

#DSWSeries: Legal Track

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

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, TX

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!

#DSWSeries: Retail Track

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

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 […]

#DSWSeries: A&E Track

Midway Studio 4050 McEwen Road, Suite 7102, Farmers Branch, TX

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 […]

Advancing Workforce Equity Conversation Hosted by The DEC Network and United Way

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

Join Us For a Conversation about Race, Jobs and Opportunity. You are invited to join us for an important conversation about the impact of structural racism on wage and employment outcomes for workers of color—as detailed in the newly released report, Advancing Workforce Equity in Dallas and Collin Counties: A Blueprint for Action. Funded by […]

Accounting & Finance 101 for Founders

Common Desk- Downtown Dallas 2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX

Accounting and finance isn’t as urgent as finishing your MVP or finalizing your commercialization strategy, but it is imperative when raising money and building scale with your startup. Join Keith Davidson, a Consulting CFO with CLA, who will take you through the basics of everything you need to know about accounting and finance, including how […]

#DSWSeries: Personal Development Track

Common Desk- Downtown Dallas 2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX

Get a preview of what's to come at #DSW21 during our Dallas Startup Week Series! Please join us for our Dallas Startup Week Series Preview with our Hiding Behind the Hustle panel with Darlisa Diltz, Tracy Dawson, Walter Pickney, Labeaud Colbert and Tracy Harris! When all you know is "Hustle and Grind"....taking your business to […]

#DSWSeries: Capital & Funding Track

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

Get a preview of what's to come at the #DSW21 Capital & Funding Track during our Dallas Startup Week Series! Join us virtually to hear from Tarsha Polk Hearns and Nataly Mojica! Women are the fastest growing segment of small business owners and it is our role to support them. It’s important to recognize that […]

#DSWSeries: Gaming & Esports Track

Common Desk- Downtown Dallas 2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX

Get a preview of what's to come at the #DSW21 Gaming & Esports Track during our Dallas Startup Week Series! Please join us for our Dallas Startup Week Series at our Banneky.com Launch Party with Erica Molett! Every year, Dallas Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs and change-makers for a week-long experience, described as the largest […]

The Business of Natural Hair

Online Event / Webinar Dallas 75247, Dallas

For decades, Women of Color have battled the stigma surrounding their natural hair. There was a time, according to google searches around the world, afros, kinky twists and braids were deemed unprofessional. And if we weighed in on society's opinion, it was plain unattractive but the culture and conversation around our crown has shifted and […]

Preparing for Venture Fundraising & Ask A CFO

Addison Treehouse 14681 Midway Road, Addison, TX

How well are you prepared for the venture fundraising process? Raising capital looks quick and easy on TV, but the real process is time consuming and extremely competitive. Join Keith Davidson, a Consulting CFO with CLA, who will discuss what you need to know before you start.