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Accelerate DFW helps entrepreneurs build their businesses and advocates for the importance of entrepreneurship in our community.


We touch entrepreneurs through these initiatives...


Incubator Program



Accelerate DFW fosters connections to subject matter experts, fellow entrepreneurs, and other startup gurus to help you reach your objectives as quickly as possible.



You define your goals and the pace for achieving them. We provide the tools, roadmap, and encouragement to keep you on track. 



Our hands-on support focuses on the business fundamentals of marketing, customer validation, financials, and building a successful team to propel your business to the next stage. 


Workshop series


Relevant Topics

We keep a finger on the pulse of what matters to entrepreneurs and choose topics that help you fill the gaps. 


Tangible Takeaway

Beyond education and training, our workshops are designed so you walk out the door with relevant action items you can implement immediately. 


Expert Facilitators

We scour the private sector and entrepreneurial communities to find the authorities who have been there, done that with the ability to share it effectively. 


inspiring others


Getting the Word Out

We help spread the wisdom, anecdotes, and missteps of entrepreneurs in the trenches so that others can learn and benefit. 


Take that Risk

Would-be entrepreneurs are more willing to take risks when they see others succeeding. You'll see that you're not alone in your startup journey. 


Multimedia Content 

We provide a variety of channels and formats with content that is relevant for any entrepreneur, regardless of your experience level. 

Get involved with
the E'Ship community

Volunteer to help organize and implement an entrepreneurial event or check out our new connections platform.

Join the Volunteer Brigade

Upcoming Events

Mon May 20


Fort Worth’s vibrant community of entrepreneurs is vital to making the area a hub for creative businesses, and the city’s ninth annual Business Plan Competition exists to set those entrepreneurs up for success.
Participants will take part in five weeks of workshops and professional coaching, courtesy of the city’s Business Assistance Center and its partners, with the goal of developing a comprehensive plan that sets their business up for success and growth. Eventually, they’ll pitch their business plan to a panel of judges for the chance at $50,000 worth of cash prizes and professional

Register Now by June 17th