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Entrepreneurship Datebook: Fashion, sustainability, hackathon, eMerge

Tech eggOPEN SOURCE FASHION'S FREESTYLE CONFERENCE:  Full-day program by a NYC-based fashion-tech networking organization on Wednesday, April 29, at Venture Hive. Use code StartingGate for $20 off. Tickets: https://ffcmiami.eventbrite.com. Read more about it here.

FASHINVEST: Second annual FashInvest Miami Capital Conference focused on how emerging fashion tech companies can make their brands attractive to investors, with presenting companies, Thursday,  April 30, at Venture Hive. Tickets:  http://www.fashinvest.com/event. Read more about it here.

#LOCALIS: A full-day digital conference with both virtual and live events on technology, entrepreneurship, sustainability and civic engagement on  Thursday, April 30, and produced by EcoTech Visions. Register:  mialocalis.com. Read more about it here.

EMERGE AMERICAS HACKATHON: To kick off eMerge Americas, the free 24-hour eMerge Americas Hackathon, in partnership with IronHack and Facebook, is focusing on developing innovative applications using some of Facebook’s newest technologies, on May 2-3 at Miami Dade College's Idea Center. Come with a team or  join one -- did we say there are $50K in prizes up for grabs? To  register, click here. Read more about it here.

EMERGE AMERICAS: Main conference is May 4-5 with keynote speakers including Deepak Chopra, Jim McKelvey, Julian Castro and Pitbull, three tracks of Summit talks, a Startup Showcase with $150K in investment as prizes, emerging tech on display, country pavilions, hiring fair, WIT Summit, several parties and more. More info and tickets: emergeamericas.org

ENTREPRENEURS ON TAP: Meet the Israeli innovators taking part in eMerge Americas at the first of a series of events by the Friends of Tel Aviv University, May 5, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at the Miami Beach Edition Hotel. Free but space is limited and registration is required: Register here.