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Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events Workshops in South Florida this week


Tech eggMiami Startup Office Hours:  Get advice and guidance about business strategy and key decisions from local entrepreneurs and CEOs in this event organized by Founder Institute, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, TamboWorks, 5790 Sunset Drive, South Miami. More info here.

Advertising and Public Relations for Your Business: In this free seminar in Spanish, you will learn how to effectively communicate in today’s multicultural environment, including effective strategies and plans to successfully portray your businesses to the public. The session is  offered by the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund and hosted at the Florida Blue Center in Fort Lauderdale, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31.  To register, click here or call 786-329-5830.

How VR and AR will Change the World: The Idea Center in collaboration with MAGIC at Miami Dade College introduces Immersive Tech Miami, a program that teaches you everything you need to know about starting your own VR and AR business. To kick it off, listen to Sivan Iram, general manager of River Studios, a company that is pushing the boundaries of VR, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, 315 NE 2nd Ave, Building 8, 5th Floor. More info here. 

Venture Café: Join health innovators and an expert panel of healthcare robotics specialists to discuss surgical robotics and how they shape the future of medicine. The free event is at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Venture Cafe Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., in Miami. The organizer is Florida Health innovators. More info: http://www.meetup.com/Miami-Health-Innovators/

Coming up

Mentor Day: Mentor Day is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to receive free one-on-one mentorship from industry leaders in Miami. The next Mentor Day is  Sept. 16. The last day to apply is Monday, Sept. 5. Apply at mentorday.co.

[Read more about why Mentor Day got started here.]

Crowdfunding Investing Workshop: Venture Hive and the Knight Foundation will be hosting a free daylong Crowdfund Investing Workshop led by Sherwood Neiss, who spearheaded the writing of Crowdfund Investing legislation in the 2012 JOBS Act ratified by President Barack Obama and authoring preeminent “how to” guides for entrepreneurs and investors looking to raise money, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at Venture Hive, 1010 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. Limited seating; register here.

Have an event you would like considered for Entrepreneurship Datebook? Email it to ndahlberg@miamiherald.com. Want to see a more comprehensive listing? Check out the Community Events section of the revamped refreshmiami.com.