SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Social Good Summit Miami will examine the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives locally. The conference is Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22-23, at the Innovation Center at UM Life Science and Technology Park. More info: www.socialgoodsummitmiami.com
MUSIC STARTUP ACADEMY: The Academy travels to Thesis Studios on Tuesday, Sept. 23, for a workshop from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m, 330 SW 2nd St., 111, Fort Lauderdale. Label and publishing basics, business development and basic technical operations will be covered, and event will include a series of keynote speakers. Get tickets here (save $30 with discount code Thesis)
ALL ABOUT SALES: Venture Hive will host Jerry Ross, executive director of the National Entrepreneur Center, who will be talking about “Creating and Managing the Sales Process,” including the top “5 rules” for selling. 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. Free. Register here.
MINDING YOUR CREDIT: SCORE Miami-Dade presents “Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score,” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, Innovation Center at UMLSTP, 1951 NW 7th Avenue. $40 in advance. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 786-425-9119
FINTECH: Fintech Latam 2014, a one-day conference exploring the technologies, ideas and trends poised to disrupt Latin America’s financial landscape with finance executives, entrepreneurs and technologists, takes place Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Lightbox at Goldman Warehouse, Wynwood. Tickets: fintechlatam.com.
TECH TALK: South Florida tech moguls Manny Medina, Mike Levy and Scott Adams will take part in a South Florida Technology Alliance panel discussion and networking event at 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, Citrix headquarters, 851 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets: www.southfloridatech.org.
THE INTERNET OF THINGS: The Mobile Technology Consortium is hosting a free talk and networking event titled "The Internet of Things" with a number of speakers from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26,th at Florida International University, Modesto A. Maidique campus in the Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) building, room 241, The John C Comfort Collabrium. More info here.
Miami social media publishing startup Everypost closed on its $850,000 seed round, and Delray startup Virtu.al was acquired by Citrix. Read about these developments and more startup news and community views on theStarting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
Posted: Sept. 21, 2014