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Blue Startup August: DallasMeet Panel Announced, Are you a Speaker? New CEO & Charity events

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ARE YOU A SPEAKER?  We'll need speakers at upcoming events for CEOs, marketing, and startups.  We have a separate Speakers List that is notified of these opportunities.  If you haven't received such an email, you're not on our list.  Sign up by replying to this email or directly by clicking Manage Your Subscription at the bottom of this email and selecting the Speakers list.

NEW EVENTS.  We're working with terrific partners to support the following events.

  • Aug 15-17 - MyCEO 2013 Beauty, Brains and Business ConventionSat. Aug 17 is Day 3 where “Innovation Sparks Entrepreneurship”. I will be talking on cutting edge strategies for Scaling Sales for Regular, Repeatable, and Rising Revenues.  I want you to be there.  So here's a special bonus.  Use this link to buy a ticket for that day or the entire convention and I'll also give you 2 free tickets (a $50 value) to your choice of DallasMeet Wine Tasting & Networking events Sept 18, Oct 16, or Nov. 13.
  • Aug 17 - Drop N Aces Charity Poker Tournament
This Month
Wines from France

IN 3 WEEKS!   Join us Wednesday August 14 for DallasMeet VIP Startup Hot Seat & Wine Tasting 5-8pm at Total Wine, Dallas.  Enjoy wines from France and DFW's premier business networking event. Meet area executives and professionals ready to learn about and help you.  Registration is now open at over 50% off with the Early Bird discount at

          Startup Hot Seat.  At DallasMeet listen to DFW ventures give their best short pitches.  Watch our expert investor panel ask tough questions, give direct feedback, and even grade each startup! Enjoy the show and discover innovative strategies and sizzling tips that can help your own business as well.

Our Hot Seat companies:

  • Nexiden Multifactor user authentication
  • Womanars Center for women
  • More to be announced. 
Lore Levin is a DFW angel investor and entrepreneur.  She is the principal of Associated Asia Investments.  Lore has been a mentor, advsior, or charter member of groups like the Keiretsu Forum, STARTech Early Ventures, and North Texas Angel Network.
John Antos is an angel investor and President of the Value Creation Group. John executed a leveraged buyout of Tidel Engineering from The Southland Corporation (7-11).
Marc Freedman Marc Freedman is the Dallas-based Managing Director at Bay Area Entrepreneur (BAE) Investments.  BAE invests in and connects companies in Dallas and the world to Silicon Valley angel and VC investors. BAE's first DFW investment was Traxo.
wine tasting and networking


Keys2Dallas logoWINNERS! Ted Albritton, Maricia Johns, Corey Jones, Marshall Oden, Selena Anguiano, Jason Dove, Phil Farrar, Doug Bacon, Ted Bailey, and Lucinda Ruch will be coming to DallasMeet as our guest.  What about you?  Sign up now FREE to win DallasMeet tickets and other prizes at


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Helping Build Your Business,
Marc Freedman



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  • Aug 13 Founders Forum - Kickoff Meeting
  • Aug 15-17 MyCEO 2013 Beauty, Brains and Business Convention
  • Aug 17 Drop N Aces Charity Poker Tournament
  • Aug 27 Startup Grind Dallas Hosts Shridhar Mittal (CA Technologies, CEO of ITKO)
  • Oct 18 2013 Big Design Conference

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