Mon Nov 5

Make your voice heard!

Ecosystem Survey

Accelerate DFW is collaborating with several organizations to empower local entrepreneurs. We are seeking input from area startups and entrepreneurs at all levels to inform future decisions and programming. Your feedback will help us build the entrepreneurial ecosystem here in Dallas-Fort Worth! Survey link:

Survey Link HERE

Thu Nov 8

GEW Logo with IBA

2018 Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth

Welcome to Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth!

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of innovators, entrepreneurs, and supporters. From large-scale startup competitions and workshops to small, community discussions and events – GEW reaches new audiences and connects participants to a network that can help them take the next step, no matter where they are on their entrepreneurial journey.

This site serves as your portal to all the events that are being organized to highlight entrepreneurship in Fort Worth. We are updating this site continuously with new information so check it

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Thu Nov 8

GEW kickoff party

2018 GEW Fort Worth - Opening Party on the Patio

Come and celebrate the kickoff of Global Entrepreneurship Week in Fort Worth. Meet entrepreneurs from across the region who are at all stages of business growth. Join us to connect with our local entrepreneurs and the people who work behind the scenes to build the Fort Worth entrepreneurial ecosystem. The opening party is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the kickoff to Global Entrepreneurship Week, a week where we will engage, inspire and connect our local entrepreneurial community.

The opening party will be held in the brand new IREB building on the University of North Texas Health

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Wed Nov 14

The Power of WE --GEW 2018 Women Entrepreneur Event

GEW Women's Event

As a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week Fort Worth 2018, join us for an evening celebrating the power of Women Entrepreneurs.

This event includes mentor connections, a roundtable collaboration exercise, a gallery of resources and much more. Snack, refreshments and wine will be served and registration is free!

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Thu Nov 15

Startup Crawl FW

2018 GEW Fort Worth - Startup Crawl FW

The Startup Crawl FW is one of the signature events for Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The crawl is all about finding out what cool businesses are being built right under your nose. It like a pub crawl for startups in the Fort Worth community and the resources that help them. Crawlers will start the crawl at one of four locations that offer services and resources to entrepreneurs and startups.

1. Jack Morton Business Accelerator, Texas Wesleyan University, 3114 E. Rosedale Street, Fort Worth, TX 76105

2. Tarrant County College Opportunity Center, 5901 Fitzhugh

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Thu Dec 6

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Insurance Bootcamp: Insurance for Entrepreneurs


When running a business, your goal is to win! Even if you have a sizable bankroll of cash, you can't afford to make a wrong move and skip out on insurance. Accelerate DFW's "Insurance for Entrepreneurs" workshop will help you craft your insurance playbook so you can determine what aspects of your business should be covered and the types of coverage available.

Attendees will leave this workshop knowing:
- Types of coverage available for your business
- How to determine what should or should not be covered
- How to budget and the different payment options available
- Prioritize short-term

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