Hi everyone, welcome to Dallas Startup Week 2020. This is the schedule for all of the panels, keynotes, showcases, and special events that will take place during DSW20. Go ahead and browse the sessions and speakers and start building your schedule.

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Thursday, September 3 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
State of Entrepreneurship
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Back for a sixth year, The State of Entrepreneurship has become a tradition for celebrating the people, places, and passions that keep the DFW startup ecosystem thriving, now more than ever in our new normal. Michael Shawn from K104 will emcee as you hear from Mayor Eric Johnson, Sanjiv Yajnik, President at Capital One, and other community advocates.

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Nathan Davis

Creative Director, Esports, Mavs Gaming
Innovative, cross-functional digital media professional with extensive experience working in various mediums. Strong ability to operate beta and digital video equipment. Ability to create animation and motion productions. Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro... Read More →
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Jodie Slater Hastings

Co-founder, The Slate
Co-founder of The Slate, Jodie Slater Hastings holds a B.A. in government from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.  For 15 years, she handled commercial litigation for business clients in state and federal courts across the country.  She... Read More →
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Shelly Slater

Co-founder, The Slate
Nationally recognized journalist Shelly Slater has twenty years of experience getting to the point. As a multi Emmy Award winning news anchor and reporter, she knows how to engage an audience. Her career has taken her from live breaking news to interviews with everyone from President... Read More →
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Kara Sewell

Anchor, WFAA Channel 8's "DayBreak"
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Trey Bowles

Co-founder and Chairman, The DEC Network
Trey is currently the Chair of Startup America: Texas Region. Started by Steve Case, Startup America was created to help high-growth startup ventures and entrepreneurs become successful. Bowles also serves the City of Dallas in a civic capacity through the recently launch of two different... Read More →
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Danny Martin

Co-Founder/CEO, Esposure
Danny is a visionary and thought-leader in the esports industry. As the Co-founder of Esposure Inc, he has aided in the professional development of students, interns, and post-graduates. These students have received esports scholarships and employment from acclaimed Universities and... Read More →
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Michael Shawn

Radio Personality and Comedian, Co-Host of the Nationally Syndicated "DeDe In the Morning Radio Show", K104FM
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Quincy Preston

Publisher + Co-Founder, Dallas Innovates
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Juan Reaves

Co-owner, Smokey John's BBQ
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Brent Reaves

Restaurant Owner, Smokey John's BBQ
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Cheri Garcia

Founder, Cornbread Hustle
I am the Founder of Cornbread Hustle, a staffing agency for second chances. I am passionate about helping people coming out of prison and people in recovery find transformation through employment or entrepreneurship. As someone who has reinvented my life, I wanted to create a company... Read More →

Anthara Patrice

MJS Technologies, Inc.
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Kathy Fielder

Kathy Fielder Designs
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Sanjiv Yajnik

President, Capital One Financial Services
Sanjiv Yajnik is President of the Financial Services division at Capital One, and serves on the Capital One Executive Committee. Sanjiv has leveraged his background in engineering, art and transformative leadership to creatively build businesses for massive growth. He created Capital... Read More →
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Mayor Eric Johnson

Mayor, City of Dallas
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Julie McCullough

Co-founder, Harkensback

Thursday September 3, 2020 9:00am - 5:00pm CDT
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