CIVIC HACK NIGHT: Join the weekly civic hack sessions in Wynwood, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. More info: thelabmiami.com.
MEDIA SPARKS: Ten selected South Florida startups in marketing, media and publishing will pitch in an event at 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the LAB Miami for a chance to move on in the competition at the Festival of Media LatAm in Miami Beach on Oct. 3. More info here.
OPEN TECH NIGHT: Bring your laptop and meet others interested in open government and open data for Code for Fort Lauderdale's next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Nova Southeastern, 4th Floor Conf. Room #4030, Carl DeSantis Building. More info: www.meetup.com/Code-for-FTL
LEAN STARTUP MACHINE: Three-day workshop teaches Lean Startup principles with a hands-on approach at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 through 7 p.m. Sunday at Miami Dade College, 300 NE 2nd Ave, Building 8, 5th Floor. $199. Tickets: www.leanstartupmachine.com/cities/miami.
BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: SCORE Miami-Dade presents “Boost your Business Etiquette Skills to Ensure the Success of Your Business,” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 2000 Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce del Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. $40 in advance. To register: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 786-425-9119
Last week, Code for America chose Miami-Dade County – one of just seven governments around the country – to be part of the 2015 Code for America Fellowship program, which pairs local governments with teams of mid-career, civic-minded technologists for one year. Three fellows will be announced in November. Also, EcoTech Visions announced it received $172,000 in grants to help launch its incubator for green businesses. Keep up with startup news and community views with the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
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Posted Sept. 28, 2014