Annual Conference

GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL CENTER - DALLAS, TX

Venture Dallas 2022 will convene innovators, business luminaries, and investors from around the nation who want to experience the forces propelling Dallas-Fort Worth as a premier hub of innovation. Through in-depth keynote and panel presentations, including from national VC’s who have invested in Dallas, attendees will learn more about early and growth-stage investment climate in the region, how to capitalize on it, and what’s coming next.

Registration will open soon. Please sign up to our mailing list to stay informed as details are announced.

Connect and Learn

Through in-depth keynote and panel presentations, including from national VC’s who have invested in Dallas, attendees will learn more about early and growth stage investment climate in the region, how to capitalize on it, and what’s coming next.

Who Should Attend

Attendance will be curated to have a diversity of startup companies, investors, service providers, and business leaders.

  • Founders or CEO’s of companies that have raised $1M or more in venture or other capital.
  • Individuals from venture capital or private equity firms looking to invest in Dallas-Fort Worth early stage or growth stage companies.
  • High-net worth individuals, family office representatives, and angel investors who are investing or are interested in investing in Dallas-Fort Worth early stage or growth stage companies.
  • Service providers actively working with startups, venture capital firms, and other early stage, high growth ventures.

Dallas-Fort Worth

$1.6B+
Venture Capital
Invested in 2021

5th Most
Tech Jobs
in the U.S.

5
Nationally
Ranked
Research Universities

26+
Corporate Innovation Centers

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Speakers and schedule are in the works. Check back often for more details. 

Wednesday, November 2

An opportunity to mingle with investors and key business leaders at an exclusive location.
 4PM – 8 PM – VIP Reception

Thursday, November 3 

A daylong gathering with investors and high-growth companies to network and learn about
what’s happening in Dallas-Fort Worth.

8:30 AM – Registration Opens 

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Morning Session

 12:30 – 1:30 PM – Lunch

 1:30 – 5:00 PM – Afternoon Session

5:00 – 6:00 PM – Happy Hour

LOCATION

The George W. Bush Presidential Center

The George W. Bush Presidential Center, is nestled on a lush, 15-acre native Texas park on the campus of Southern Methodist University. It’s just minutes away from Downtown Dallas and near many of the startups and capital that are part of the Dallas innovation landscape.  – 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75205

HOTEL OPTIONS

The Virgin Dallas Hotel is a newly opened boutique hotel full of surprise scenes and hideaways around every well-dressed corner. It’s located in the Dallas Design District and is just an 11 minute drive from the Venture Dallas conference. 

The Highland Dallas, a Curio Collection by Hilton hotel is a mid-century inspired retreat and newly reimagined lifestyle hotel in the heart of Highland Park. It’s across from Southern Methodist University and the George W. Bush Institute and the Venture Dallas Conference

 

OTHER HOTELS: VisitDallas has a wide variety of options and price points. Visit their site for more information.

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Presenting Sponsor

 
University of Texas at Dallas
 

Premier Sponsors

 
City of Dallas
UTSW
McKinneyEDC
BakerTilly
Perot Jain
SVB
 

Headline Sponsors

 
CBRE
ioogo
Munck Wilson Mandala
 

Advisor Sponsors

 
Medium Giant
Wright Connatser
Improving
Apex
Vela Wood
 

Foundational Investor Sponsors

 
Impact Ventures
HumCap
Green Park & Golf
Columbia Pacific Advisors
Live Oak
DWP
Ballast Point Ventures
S3
Pegasus Park
Cypress Growth Capital
Tech Wildcatters
RevTech
 

Media Sponsors

 
D CEO
Dallas Innovates
 

Thank you to all of our sponsors! If you are interested in adding your brand to this list, please contact us sponsorships@venturedallas.org

Want to see what our last in-person conference looked like? View our recap.

  • ATTENDEE PROFILE
    • 35% attendees were from a Venture Capital or Private Equity firm looking to invest
  •  • 31% attendees were Early Stage or High-Growth Startups
  •  • 10% attendees were High-net worth, Family Office, or Angel Investors
  •  • 18% attendees were Service providers and others actively working with startups, venture capital firms, and other early stage, high growth companies

PAST SPEAKERS INCLUDED (partial list)

Ross Perot Jr – The Perot Group 
Bill Nye – Scientist/Author/Inventor
David Hall – Rise of the Rest
Charlie Plauche – S3 Ventures

Kelly Ford Buckley – Edison Partners
Stephen Bohanon – Alkami
Randy Chappel – Hersh Family Investments
Emmitt Smith – HOF Running Back and Entrepreneur