In-Person Event

Dallas Startup Week 1st Official Startup Networking Happy Hour Experience

Bring DFW Startup EcoSystem Together

Aug 09, 2022
07:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Network Bar, 331 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, TX, USA
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All work and no play is no way to live! Join Founder Institute Dallas and the (DEC) Dallas Entrepreneur Center for the "Official Dallas Startup Week Happy Hour Networking Mixer" for a fun opportunity to meet other DFW entrepreneurs, startup founders, and investors in a purely social atmosphere. No speeches, no official programming, just a time to enjoy summer and meet some cool people while enjoying your favorite beverage!

Join the Founder Institute Dallas Chapter and the (DEC) Dallas Entrepreneur Center for the 1st "Official Dallas Startup Week Happy Hour Networking Mixer" for a fun opportunity to meet other DFW entrepreneurs, startup founders, and investors in a purely social atmosphere. 

VIP & VIP+ All Access Paases Early BIrd Tickets On Sale ---> Reserve My VIP Spot

Event Agenda Outline

  • 530PM: VIP Guest Private Pre-Party Cocktail Lounge (Open Bar)
  • 6PM: Doors open to GA Public (Registration & Confirmation Required @ Check-In)
  • 530-730PM: VIP Lounge Open Bar + (Every non-vip guest will receive a free drink ticket).
  • 730-830PM: Last Call Cash Bar
  • 8-9PM: VIP Dinner Party hosted by our presenting sponsor "IOOGO"
  • 9-930: Event Closing

Thank you to all our amazing partners and sponsors for helping bring this event to life/

Presenting Sponsor: IOOGO

Community Networking Sponsors: Builder AI

Venue Sponsor: The Network Bar

Media Partners: Founder Institute, The DEC, NTX Inno, Dallas Innovate, CodeLaunch, Kamp, Mass Challenge, Dallas Business Journal

For additional sponsorship information request more info here or check out our sponsor menu (click here)?

For more information email Marley Gann at

Who should Attend?

  • Anyone interested in entrepreneurship
  • Anyone who has a pre-seed tech company or a startup idea 
  • Anyone interested in joining a startup accelerator

What is the Agenda?

  • Networking, Socializing and Drinks

For more information about the investors, accelerators, incubators, and tech events available in Dallas, see our list of Startup Resources.



Javy Martinez

Dallas Director | Startup Advisor | Venture Partner @ Founder Institute


Marley Gann

Director of Sales Operations @ The Network Bar


Holly Burrow

Startup Advisor @ eqALL Business Solutions


Martín Martinez

Entrepreneur in Residence @ Founder Institute


Dennis Dayman

CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, FIP @ Proofpoint


Kendall Castillo

Manager of Events & Programming @ The DEC


Kristy Alballero

Co-Founder & COO @ IOOGO


Aliyah Harith

Partnership Manager @


Evan Beck

Aezion, Inc


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