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Dawn Dickson

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Serial Entrepreneur, Inventor & CEO of PopCom

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Dawn Dickson Biography

Dawn Dickson is a serial entrepreneur and inventor with over 20 years of experience in technology, marketing and business development. She has founded five successful cash flow positive companies since 2001, including Flat Out of Heels (2011) and PopCom (2017) and is considered to be a pioneer in the equity crowdfunding space.

Dickson has received numerous awards and accolades including being recognized on the inaugural Forbes Next 1000 List, listed among INC Magazine’s 100 top Female Founders, and being named the 2020 OBWS Black Entrepreneur of the Year presented by Snapchat. Dickson has been featured in countless media outlets including the cover of Black Enterprise magazine, Fortune, Fast Company, Venture Beat, Huff Post, Essence Magazine, and more. Dickson has an expertise in raising traditional and non-traditional business capital, having raised millions of dollars for her ventures since 2001. In 2019, Dawn became the first female founder globally to raise a secure token offering (STO) of over $1M using equity crowdfunding, her total as of 2021 exceeds $5M from over 7000 investors globally.

Dickson is a seasoned professional speaker, business coach, author, advisor and angel investor. She currently resides between Miami, FL and Columbus, OH with her husband Frederick and daughter, Nia.

Speaking Topics
  • Female Entrepreneur: When Being Underrepresented is an Advantage

    Dawn discusses her 20+-year journey as a woman in technology and ways for other women to leverage their unique skill sets to design the life and business they have always desired. Topics include lifestyle design, the importance of self-care, quieting the noise in your life, finding your ‘why’ and staying true to yourself.

  • Blockchain, Crypto, Web3 and NFTs...oh my!

    Dawn was an early adopter and advocate for the use of blockchain technology in business. She started as a crypto investor which led her to learn how to leverage blockchain technology to raise capital. In 2019 Dawn became the first female founder to raise over $1M using a security token offering (STO); she discusses how PopCom leverages blockchain for identity management and the use case of selling regulated retail products; Dawn is also a pioneer in the NFT space, incorporating in real life experiences with digital NFTs. PopCom was the first company to sell physical art that can be minted on the blockchain as an NFT from a vending machine in 2022. Flat Out of Heels did a successful NFT drop for the 10-year anniversary. In 2020 Dawn was invited to testify before Congress about how Dawn discusses how you can find innovative ways to leverage Web3 technology for your business.

  • Perfecting Your Pitch

    Dawn has won thousands of dollars and secured over $1.5 million in investments from pitch competitions, venture capitalists, and angel investors. In this workshop or keynote, Dawn takes you step-by-step with key tips, vocabulary, and techniques on how to create the perfect pitch to attract customers and investors. Takeaways will be an editable investor deck template and a vocabulary list.

  • The Future of Retail is Omnichannel

    In this keynote, Dawn discusses the automated retail technology industry and how vending and kiosks are the future of omnichannel retail. Topics include: how kiosks and vending machines are innovating retail, why omnichannel distribution is important, how small and medium-size companies can compete with Amazon through maximizing omnichannel distribution.

  • Non-Traditional Ways of Raising Capital

    In this keynote or workshop, Dawn takes you through the various ways to secure capital for your business outside of the traditional venture capital or bank route. This talk focuses on the JOBS Act and SEC Title III Regulation CF and Regulation D rules around raising capital.

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  • How do I book Dawn Dickson to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Dawn Dickson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Dawn Dickson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Dawn Dickson or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Dawn Dickson

    Speaking fees for Dawn Dickson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Dawn Dickson are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Dawn Dickson, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Dawn Dickson speak about?

  • Where does Dawn Dickson travel from?

    Dawn Dickson generally travels from Columbus, OH, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Dawn Dickson’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Dawn Dickson for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dawn Dickson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Dawn Dickson or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Dawn Dickson

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5 out of 5

Serial Entrepreneur, Inventor & CEO of PopCom

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Dawn Dickson Biography

Dawn Dickson is a serial entrepreneur and inventor with over 20 years of experience in technology, marketing and business development. She has founded five successful cash flow positive companies since 2001, including Flat Out of Heels (2011) and PopCom (2017) and is considered to be a pioneer in the equity crowdfunding space.

Dickson has received numerous awards and accolades including being recognized on the inaugural Forbes Next 1000 List, listed among INC Magazine’s 100 top Female Founders, and being named the 2020 OBWS Black Entrepreneur of the Year presented by Snapchat. Dickson has been featured in countless media outlets including the cover of Black Enterprise magazine, Fortune, Fast Company, Venture Beat, Huff Post, Essence Magazine, and more. Dickson has an expertise in raising traditional and non-traditional business capital, having raised millions of dollars for her ventures since 2001. In 2019, Dawn became the first female founder globally to raise a secure token offering (STO) of over $1M using equity crowdfunding, her total as of 2021 exceeds $5M from over 7000 investors globally.

Dickson is a seasoned professional speaker, business coach, author, advisor and angel investor. She currently resides between Miami, FL and Columbus, OH with her husband Frederick and daughter, Nia.

Dawn Dickson Speaking Topics

  • Female Entrepreneur: When Being Underrepresented is an Advantage

    Dawn discusses her 20+-year journey as a woman in technology and ways for other women to leverage their unique skill sets to design the life and business they have always desired. Topics include lifestyle design, the importance of self-care, quieting the noise in your life, finding your ‘why’ and staying true to yourself.

  • Blockchain, Crypto, Web3 and NFTs...oh my!

    Dawn was an early adopter and advocate for the use of blockchain technology in business. She started as a crypto investor which led her to learn how to leverage blockchain technology to raise capital. In 2019 Dawn became the first female founder to raise over $1M using a security token offering (STO); she discusses how PopCom leverages blockchain for identity management and the use case of selling regulated retail products; Dawn is also a pioneer in the NFT space, incorporating in real life experiences with digital NFTs. PopCom was the first company to sell physical art that can be minted on the blockchain as an NFT from a vending machine in 2022. Flat Out of Heels did a successful NFT drop for the 10-year anniversary. In 2020 Dawn was invited to testify before Congress about how Dawn discusses how you can find innovative ways to leverage Web3 technology for your business.

  • Perfecting Your Pitch

    Dawn has won thousands of dollars and secured over $1.5 million in investments from pitch competitions, venture capitalists, and angel investors. In this workshop or keynote, Dawn takes you step-by-step with key tips, vocabulary, and techniques on how to create the perfect pitch to attract customers and investors. Takeaways will be an editable investor deck template and a vocabulary list.

  • The Future of Retail is Omnichannel

    In this keynote, Dawn discusses the automated retail technology industry and how vending and kiosks are the future of omnichannel retail. Topics include: how kiosks and vending machines are innovating retail, why omnichannel distribution is important, how small and medium-size companies can compete with Amazon through maximizing omnichannel distribution.

  • Non-Traditional Ways of Raising Capital

    In this keynote or workshop, Dawn takes you through the various ways to secure capital for your business outside of the traditional venture capital or bank route. This talk focuses on the JOBS Act and SEC Title III Regulation CF and Regulation D rules around raising capital.

Dawn Dickson Videos

  • Dawn Dickson Talks Small Business Growth, PopCom, Vending Machine Retail
    The Breakfast Club features celebrity interviews, Charlamagne tha God’s Donkey of the Day, Angela Yee’s Rumor Reports, DJ Envy’s mixes and so...
  • StartEngine Founder's Summit: PopCom's Dawn Dickson
    Listen to a keynote presentation from PopCom's Founder & CEO Dawn Dickson, who recently raised $1M for her company on StartEngine.
  • Dawn Dickson Talks Black Tech Community, Breaking Barriers
    Dawn Dickson, founder and CEO of Flat Out of Heels, talks how difficult it is for a black woman to raise money from venture capitalists. Dickson also...

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  • How do I book Dawn Dickson to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Dawn Dickson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Dawn Dickson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Dawn Dickson or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Dawn Dickson

    Speaking fees for Dawn Dickson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Dawn Dickson are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Dawn Dickson, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Dawn Dickson speak about?

  • Where does Dawn Dickson travel from?

    Dawn Dickson generally travels from Columbus, OH, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Dawn Dickson’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Dawn Dickson for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dawn Dickson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Dawn Dickson or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Dawn Dickson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Female Entrepreneur: When Being Underrepresented is an Advantage, Blockchain, Crypto, Web3 and NFTs...oh my!, Perfecting Your Pitch, The Future of Retail is Omnichannel and Non-Traditional Ways of Raising Capital. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dawn Dickson for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Dawn Dickson generally travels from Columbus, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cynthia Marshall, Arlan Hamilton, Xernona Clayton, Morgan DeBaun and Bola Sokunbi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dawn Dickson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dawn Dickson Speaking Topics

  • Female Entrepreneur: When Being Underrepresented is an Advantage

    Dawn discusses her 20+-year journey as a woman in technology and ways for other women to leverage their unique skill sets to design the life and business they have always desired. Topics include lifestyle design, the importance of self-care, quieting the noise in your life, finding your ‘why’ and staying true to yourself.

  • Blockchain, Crypto, Web3 and NFTs...oh my!

    Dawn was an early adopter and advocate for the use of blockchain technology in business. She started as a crypto investor which led her to learn how to leverage blockchain technology to raise capital. In 2019 Dawn became the first female founder to raise over $1M using a security token offering (STO); she discusses how PopCom leverages blockchain for identity management and the use case of selling regulated retail products; Dawn is also a pioneer in the NFT space, incorporating in real life experiences with digital NFTs. PopCom was the first company to sell physical art that can be minted on the blockchain as an NFT from a vending machine in 2022. Flat Out of Heels did a successful NFT drop for the 10-year anniversary. In 2020 Dawn was invited to testify before Congress about how Dawn discusses how you can find innovative ways to leverage Web3 technology for your business.

  • Perfecting Your Pitch

    Dawn has won thousands of dollars and secured over $1.5 million in investments from pitch competitions, venture capitalists, and angel investors. In this workshop or keynote, Dawn takes you step-by-step with key tips, vocabulary, and techniques on how to create the perfect pitch to attract customers and investors. Takeaways will be an editable investor deck template and a vocabulary list.

  • The Future of Retail is Omnichannel

    In this keynote, Dawn discusses the automated retail technology industry and how vending and kiosks are the future of omnichannel retail. Topics include: how kiosks and vending machines are innovating retail, why omnichannel distribution is important, how small and medium-size companies can compete with Amazon through maximizing omnichannel distribution.

  • Non-Traditional Ways of Raising Capital

    In this keynote or workshop, Dawn takes you through the various ways to secure capital for your business outside of the traditional venture capital or bank route. This talk focuses on the JOBS Act and SEC Title III Regulation CF and Regulation D rules around raising capital.

Dawn Dickson Speaker Videos

  • Dawn Dickson Talks Small Business Growth, PopCom, Vending Machine Retail
    The Breakfast Club features celebrity interviews, Charlamagne tha God’s Donkey of the Day, Angela Yee’s Rumor Reports, DJ Envy’s mixes and so much more! Every guest visiting the world’s...
    StartEngine Founder's Summit: PopCom's Dawn Dickson
    Listen to a keynote presentation from PopCom's Founder & CEO Dawn Dickson, who recently raised $1M for her company on StartEngine.
  • Dawn Dickson Talks Black Tech Community, Breaking Barriers
    Dawn Dickson, founder and CEO of Flat Out of Heels, talks how difficult it is for a black woman to raise money from venture capitalists. Dickson also talks growing her company from a policy passed by...

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