November 12-13, 2014

Dallas, TX

"Since Startup Angels was here, it's like the Dallas startup community is a rocket ship taking off; there's more and more momentum, thanks to you and your programs."   - Jeff Eiting, CBRE


Dallas, Texas hosted the first ever angelsummit.usa in November of 2014. Over the course of two days, 300 attendees from across the U.S. explored best practices in startup investing, community angel networks, corporate innovation and investing, and more.

Panels, parties, and sessions we're held at various locations around downtown Dallas, including local accelerators, coworking hubs, and world-class steak houses. Local community sessions we're also held for 100+ local startups where they met with angel investors, competed for no-strings cash through a Startup Jackpot, and explored best practices in fundraising. 


By the numbers:

  • 48 hours in Dallas, Texas
  • 5 Keynotes
  • 16 Panels and Breakout Sessions
  • 300 Attendees from over 25 states
  • Net Promoter Score of 9.2
  • 5,000 Tweets
  • $15,000 no-strings cash awarded to one Dallas Startup
  • Over $50,000 of in-kind prizes awarded to other Dallas startups
  • 2 pairs of Lucchese luxury cowboy boots awarded to top contributing attendees

session topics

Alternative Liquidity Options
Bringing More Investors Into Startup Communities
Bringing Diversity into the Investor Community
Better Investments for Startup Community Building
Corporations as First Customers
Importance of Space/Collisions
Innovation and investment in restaurant industry
Investing in Startup Communities
Investing in the Rest

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Investing Platforms
Investing Time & Expertise
Investor Insight: Research & Media
Role of Angel Groups & Associations
Role of Corporations in Early Stage Investing
Smart Cities, Smart Investors
Startup Jackpot
Terms & Term Sheets: What Really Matters
When Private Meets Public, How Government Can Help
Who Are Investors and How Do They Think?
Women Investors: Doing it For Ourselves
800 Startups Later, What Have We Learned

Speakers included: