Jasmin Brand returns, by popular demand, for the second year as emcee of the NEXT Women's Business Forum.   Jasmin is founder of The Start, a creative agency and digital publisher specializing in culturally rich content and experiential events.  The agency's latest initiative is Her Texas, the first ever digital ecosystem for women who live, work and play in Texas.


Jasmin brings almost a decade of executive experience in tech, market strategy and digital publishing to the Texas media landscape.  She recently served as CEO of Launch DFW, the region's first platform dedicated to the DFW start-up scene.
accolades include:

  • Minority Business Leader of the Year Award presented by the Dallas Business Journal

  • First Ever Recipient of the Young Professional Leadership ATHENA Award presented by the Dallas  Regional Chamber and KPMG

  • Techweek 100 Talent Cultivator Award

  • Best of the Best in PR/Marketing by

  • 10 Texas Women To Watch In Media


Continue exploring this site to learn about the other amazing women who will be speaking at the 2020 NEXT Women’s Business Forum, sponsored by SCORE Fort Worth.  Gain new tools to take your business to the NEXT level.  Connect with other women business owners.  Don’t miss DFW’s premier women’s event.  We hope to see you there.

Jasmin Brand, Emcee