Events of the Week: Global Entrepreneurship Week Edition

This week marks Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)— a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. While there’s never a shortage of events to take part in across North Texas, this week there are some extra special activities in celebration of GEW that we want to highlight here.


Monday | State of Search Conference | Life in Deep Ellum, all-day

Monday | Whiteboard Sessions: Matt Warmuth | The DEC, 3:00 p.m.

Monday | GEW Kick-Off Happy Hour | Savor, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Monday | Startup Grind: Nick Kennedy, Founder of Rise | The DEC, 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday | #BigDOCC | 1700 Pacific Ave, 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday | 1 Million Cups | The DEC, 9:00 a.m.

Wednesday | Digital Dallas Showcase: Introducing Governor | The DEC, 6:00 p.m.

Thursday | Social Media Breakfast | BravoTECH, 7:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Thursday | Open Desk Co-working | Genius Den, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


North Dallas

Tuesday | Addison Lunch & Learn | The Egg and I, 12:00 p.m.

Friday | Business Idea Competition Finals | UT-Dallas, 8:30 a.m.


Fort Worth

Wednesday | 1 Million Cups | IDEAworks, 2:00 p.m.

Friday | Startup Weekend: Fort Worth | IDEAworks, 8:30 a.m.



Tuesday | LittleDOCC Open Coffee Club | West Oak Coffee Bar, 8:00 a.m.


Raquel Vincent

Raquel Vincent is a Dallas-based creative with a knack for words and inspired creative direction. When she's not working, you can find Raquel hitting a gallery opening, working on her book, or thrifting for unforgettable vintage finds. She loves music festivals, tacos, and her rescue cat Berlioz.