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Dallas Startup Week is a free five day event highlighting the amazing startup culture of Dallas. Join in for a few events hosted all around town to learn, network and help make Dallas better for everyone. 

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Thursday, March 5 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Lean Impact: Lean Startup for Mission-Driven Companies

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Most social good organizations are already “lean” by the traditional definition, but being Lean while doing social good takes on a different role. During this session, we will provide a behind the scenes look into building a Mission Driven Start-up, the lean way

This session is ideally suited for individuals interested in social entrepreneurship, including starting, joining or scaling a social enterprise. If you're curious about social entrepreneurship, you'll hear from a team of Dallas-based entrepreneurs what it takes to conceptualize and grow an idea.

Lean conscious start-ups aim to reduce waste: wasted time, wasted energy, and wasted money in order to maximize social impact.

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Rachel Coburn

Senior, University of North Texas
Rachel Coburn is a senior at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in both Digital Retail and Merchandising, prospecting to graduate in May 2015. Rachel holds the position of the Fashion Merchandising and Social Media Marketing Specialist for 9HappyPeople.com, an apparel lifestyle brand based in Dallas, Texas geared towards helping the surrounding community by creating... Read More →
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Amrit Kirpalani

Founder & CEO, NectarOM
Amrit is a father, husband, entrepreneur, and community citizen. He serves on international committees and believes business has the ability to create tremendous social impact.  | Based on his business and community experiences, Amrit conceptualized 9HappyPeople, a social enterprise with the goal of creating jobs in local, under-served communities. | Currently, Amrit is the Founder & CEO of nectarOM, an omnichannel marketing... Read More →
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Candice Quarles

Co-Founder and CEO, 9HappyPeople
Candice Quarles is the Co-Founder and CEO of 9HappyPeople headquartered in Dallas TX. 9HappyPeople is a lifestyle fashion brand that shares positive messages is made of the finest materials. Each purchase helps to create jobs in local, under-served communities like East and South Dallas. When you buy 9HappyPeople you are helping to combat poverty, unemployment and underemployment in your city. When you buy 9HappyPeople, you feel good. | Candice... Read More →

Thursday March 5, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Chase Basecamp 1700 Pacific