Shawnee Leonard


Holiday Party For The OfficeLess
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Party For The OfficeLess


Join us Wednesday, December 7th at WeWork Thanksgiving Tower from 6-8:30 to mix and mingle with your fellow freelancers at SPARK's annual holiday office party for the office-less. Celebrate your achievements for 2018, build your network, and make some new friends!

WeWork Thanksgiving Tower Parking

  • WeWork does not validate parking. Every 15 minutes is $2 and the day rate max is $20. A lost ticket charge is also $20. After 5:30 PM, the flat rate is $10.

  • There are 4 elevator banks at Thanksgiving Tower. From Floor 1, guests will exit the parking elevator and walk to the last elevator bank.

If you would prefer not to park at Thanksgiving Tower, there are nearby lots and we recommend finding lots through the Best Parking app.


LYFT is partnering with us as a community partner for our holiday party! Use the promo code SPARKHOLIDAY18 to get 35% off your ride to and from Thanksgiving Tower for new and current LYFT users. 

Attendees can take the DART rail closest in proximity to their location (red, orange, blue, and green). They all lead to Akard Station and Thanksgiving Tower is a 3-minute walk from the station. 

View Event →
6:30 PM18:30

Sole Proprietorship or LLC: What's Best For Your Business?


Join us Wednesday, November 7th at Capital Factory + The DEC for our November SPARK workshop — Sole Proprietorship or LLC: What’s Best For Your Business? Incorporating your business is one of the key steps to a full-time freelance career. Our guest speakers Katherine Britton and Gary Johnson will walk you through the basics of forming a LLC and what incorporation means for your business. They will cover:

  • The benefits of forming a LLC

  • How your business structure affects your taxes

  • The right time to incorporate

and more!

DISCLAIMER: Please note this event is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES only and is not a substitute for legal advice. If you have specific business or contract questions, please consult your legal advisor (or if you do not work with a lawyer/accountant, we recommend potentially consulting with our guest speakers outside the workshop).

This is our last SPARK workshop for 2018 & limited tickets are available. RSVP below.

View Event →
6:00 PM18:00

Dallas New Tech - Community Roundtable

Join us October 9th for a special edition of #BigDNT.
Last month, Launch DFW issued a letter to the community in response to the recent news about an employee from a local family office, Deep Space Ventures. Many people in our community were impacted by the behavior of this investment organization.  Join us for an open dialogue on healing as a community, preventing bad actors from getting involved, and ways we can grow and ultimately create an inclusive, welcoming region for all.

6:00 – 6:45pm Happy Hour

6:45 – 8pm Roundtable

8:00 – 9pm Mix and Mingle

View Event →