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The Road to Innovation Podcast, Episode 8: Calling All Entrepreneurs

Tracey Altman, one of the Board of Directors for the DEC Network is our guest on The Road to Innovation, episode 8. The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) is a non-profit organization that helps entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses.

Altman is also the Marketing Lead for Dallas Startup Week, which is a free event for entrepreneurs to come together and network so they can build their business and not feel so alone in the process. In this episode, we talk extensively about this event and the state of entrepreneurship in Dallas.  

About The DEC Network:

The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC) is a 501c3 non-profit organization driving innovation and economic impact by helping entrepreneurs start, build and grow their businesses.  Since 2013, we have been launching physical hubs and education programs for startups, accelerating connections for founders, and collaborating with investors, corporations and public institutions. The DEC believes investment in entrepreneurs is an investment in the community.

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About Dallas Startup week:

Every year, Dallas Startup Week brings together entrepreneurs and change-makers for a week-long experience, described as the largest entrepreneurial event in North Texas, where they exchange ideas, collaborate, and grow alongside the 10th largest startup ecosystem in the US.

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