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Dear reader, Starting Gate has been providing and archiving South Florida startup and tech community news, views and resources since 2012. New to the Miami area? Thinking about relocating here? Just want to keep up with news, events and opportunities? We're there for you.

How to use Starting Gate: Besides scrolling the blog for the latest entries, you can access news and views by category. The "Funding" category will capture venture capital and angel funding news of individual startups as well as stories about funders. The startup categories chronicle news and my regular "Spotlights," and in Q&As you'll find interviews with CEOs and leaders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. There are also categories for guest posts, views, accelerators/incubators, resources, events and more.

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October 02, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida

Tech egg#WaffleWednesday: Connect with Miami’s startup and tech community at weekly networking event hosted by LiveNinja, 9 a.m. to 10:30 am, Wednesday, Oct. 5, LiveNinja 120 Northwest 25th Street, Loft #301, Miami, FL 33127. More info here.

#WaffleWednesday Broward: Come for the waffles or the tech networking, or both. Broward: The breakfast gathering has expanded to Broward County, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, Mad Studios, 101 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 1920, Fort Lauderdale. More info here.

Code for Fort Lauderdale: Join OpenHackNight  to hack on a project, learn something new, and meet fellow citizens interested in open, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5,  Ultimate Software Phase 10, Intersteller Room, 2250 N Commerce Pkwy, Weston. More info here.

Let’s Fly with Drone Tech: Hear from Silicon Valley and industry experts about drone technology, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, 315 NE 2nd Ave,,Building 8, 5th Floor, Miami. More info here.

Venture Café: A lineup of programs, office hours and networking time awaits the community every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., 1951 NW 7th Ave. Miami. Find out more 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.

September 25, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida

The State of Miami's Tech Hub: Jurnid Sessions presents part III of this series, with investors Estaban Reyes and Mark Kingdon, and entrepreneurs Gabriela Sabate and Ric Herrero, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept 27, Miami Ad School, 571 NW 28th St. More info on Eventbrite.   

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Hispanic Unity of Florida's Entrepreneur Summit: Successful entrepreneurs, business experts, educational institutions and marketing gurus will share their insights and best tips for success at this free summit, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdday, Sept. 28, Nova Southeastern University,  Carl DeSantis Building, Fort Lauderdale. More information: www.Hufesummit.org

The Innovation M Conference: Three-day-long mix of inspiring entrepreneurs, educators and innovators that will be held Wednesday through Friday, Sept. 28-30, at The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. Each day’s event kicks in at 5:30 p.m.; Peter Blacker, executive vice president of digital media and emerging businesses at NBCUniversal, is keynote speaker. Free. More information here.

Refresh Miami Demo Day: South Florida startups  AlulA, Bid.Aero, Citizen, Coach HQ, DocuVital and Moulin.io were selected to pitch for prizes that will  propel their  business forward, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Miami Dade College, Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210). More info here or refreshmiami.com.

LaunchCode's HappyHire: Are you an aspiring technologist looking to start your career in software development? A CTO on the hunt for rockstar coders? Come join us for LaunchCode's HappyHire. Employers including MasterCard, LifeWallet and others will be on hand, 6 p.m.-8 p.m, Thursday, Sept. 29,  Venture Cafe Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info: happyhire.eventbrite.com

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.

September 18, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida

Tech eggFunding Facetime: Calling all innovators and startups looking for funding: Accelerated Growth Partners (AGP) is offering 20 minutes of facetime with their team of angel investors and business professionals between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19. Register here.

Inside the Investor's head: Enterprise Development Corporation and Miami DDA are launching an investor series connecting entrepreneurs with investors from Florida and beyond.  Learn more about the series and how to apply in an informational meeting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, Mindwarehouse, 111 NE 1st Street, Miami. More info here.

Generation Startup screening: Join Refresh Miami for a screening of Generation Startup, including a Q&A with the director, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept, 20, O Cinema, Wynwood: More Info/tickets: http://www.o-cinema.org/event/generation-startup/

Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs: This event aims to help enable you to build a successful, long-lasting and profitable business by breaking down financial numbers in layman's terms, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, StartHub, 66 West Flagler St., 9th floor, Miami. More info on Eventbrite.

Coming up

Hispanic Unity of Florida's Entrepreneur Summit: Successful entrepreneurs, business experts, educational institutions and marketing gurus will share their insights and best tips for success at this free summit, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Nova Southeastern University,  Carl DeSantis Building, Fort Lauderdale. More information: www.Hufesummit.org

Refresh Miami Demo Day: South Florida startups  AlulA, Bid.Aero, Citizen, Coach HQ, DocuVital and Moulin.io were selected to pitch for prizes that will  propel their  business forward, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 29, Miami Dade College, Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210). More info here or refreshmiami.com.

LaunchCode's HappyHire: Are you an aspiring technologist looking to start your career in software development? A CTO on the hunt for rockstar coders? Come join us for LaunchCode's HappyHire. Employers including MasterCard, LifeWallet and others will be on hand, 6 p.m.-8 p.m, Sept. 29,  Venture Cafe Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info: happyhire.eventbrite.com

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.

 

 

September 11, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida

Tech eggCrowdfunding Investing Workshop: Venture Hive and the Knight Foundation will host a free daylong Crowdfund Investing workshop led by Sherwood Neiss. He spearheaded the writing of crowdfund investing legislation in the 2012 JOBS Act that was ratified by President Barack Obama and also wrote preeminent “how to” guides for entrepreneurs and investors looking to raise money. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. Limited seating; register here.

[Read more about the crowdfunding seminar here.]

What SCORE Can Do for You: Find out about free coaching services and low-cost workshops for startups and small businesses offered by SCORE Miami-Dade at a free seminar, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, Miami Beach Public Library. More info here. 

Get Your Share of County Business: Join SCORE Miami-Dade for a workshop that will help small business owners understand what it takes to do business with Miami-Dade County. Lawanda Wright-Robinson, technical assistance coordinator of the Small Business Development Department for Miami-Dade County will present information about the County’s programs for small business and give an overview of its purchasing process, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, BizNest, 2000 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Suite 515, Coral Gables. Register here.

Venture Cafe with Startup BootcampMeet Startup Bootcamp’s 2016 cohort of digital health startups at Venture Café for a preview of teams working on the cutting edge of healthcare, 6 p;.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, Venture Cafe, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info here.

Coming up

Funding Facetime: Calling all innovators and startups looking for funding: Accelerated Growth Partners (AGP) is offering 20 minutes of facetime with their team of angel investors and business professionals between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19. Register here.

Inside the Investor's head: Enterprise Development Corporation and Miami DDA are launching an investor series connecting entrepreneurs with investors from Florida and beyond.  Learn more about the series and how to apply in an informational meeting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 19, Mindwarehouse, 111 NE 1st Street, Miami. More info here.

Hispanic Unity of Florida's Entrepreneur Summit: Successful entrepreneurs, business experts, educational institutions and marketing gurus will share their insights and best tips for success at this free summit, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Nova Southeastern University,  Carl DeSantis Building, Fort Lauderdale. More information: www.Hufesummit.org

Refresh Miami Demo Day: South Florida startups  AlulA, Bid.Aero, Citizen, Coach HQ, DocuVital and Moulin.io were selected to pitch for prizes that will  propel their  business forward, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 29, Miami Dade College, Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210). More info here or refreshmiami.com.

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.

 

 

September 05, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops this week in South Florida

Tech eggDribbble Meetup: Join Critique Night, a free meetup for designers  at StartHub, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 66 West Flagler St., #900, Miami. More info here.

The State of Health Tech in Miami: Representatives from the payer, provider, patient and startup ecosystems will share their tales from the trenches of health innovation in South Florida, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, CIC Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info here.

Northside Innovation Meetup: Networking and panel discussion of "Growth Hacking and Scaling," 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, WeWork Lincoln Road, 350 Washington Ave. Miami Beach. More info here.

Venture Cafe: On the agenda for the Thursday Gathering is a presentation by WIN Lab, a new accelerator for women-owned companies, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, CIC, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info here.

 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.

[Read more about the crowdfunding seminar here.]

Hispanic Unity of Florida's Entrepreneur Summit: Successful entrepreneurs, business experts, educational institutions and marketing gurus will share their insights and best tips for success at this free summit, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Nova Southeastern University,  Carl DeSantis Building, Fort Lauderdale. More information: www.Hufesummit.org

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.

August 28, 2016

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.

 

August 21, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida this week

Tech eggBrainfood Speaker Series: Brainfood with Endeavor @ The LAB Miami featuring Brian Brackeen of Kairos, Seth Cassel of Everymundo and Jaclyn Baumgarten of Boatsetter. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23,  at The LAB Miami: 400 NW 26th St., Miami. $30. Brainfood with Endeavor @ The LAB is a monthly, hands-on discussion with successful entrepreneurs, investors, and CEOs. More info here.

NelyGalan_0435_RGBConnecting Minds:  "Connecting Minds," a new of business event series will launch in Miami on Wednesday geared to help Hispanic small business owners bolster their success. Topics include access to capital, experts and resources to grow small businesses. Nely Galán, media executive, entrepreneur, author and founder of the Adelante Movement, will kickoff the first event with learnings and best practices on building relationships.Chase and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) are joining forces to kick off the free business breakfast meeting event, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24,   Coral Gables Country Club, 997 N. Greenway, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Registration required: http://events.miamichamber.com

Venture Cafe: The free weekly Thursday Gathering will feature networking and  a  “Choose Your Own Beer Adventure” and discussion  on the growth of Miami’s craft beer industry over the last few years with four local brewery founders (and tastings), CIC Miami, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info here.

StartUP FIU Match-UP Night: Have you ever wanted to work on a startup but lacked an idea or team?  StartUP FIU invites you to attend its Match-UP Night. StartUP FIU has already selected  19 startups to join its Incubator, which begins this Fall. These startups are looking for additional team members. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, College of Business Complex (CBC) Room 232,  11200 Southwest 8th Street, Miami. More info here.

Refresh Miami: Ever wonder w:at goes on in a startup incubator & how to pick which is the right fit for your business? Join us as we discuss how incubators are changing the start-up landscape and the future of financial technology. Jeff Cain, from Envestnet|Yodlee Corporate Incubator, based in the Silicon Valley will share his experiences via a Fireside chat, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, August 25, WeWork Lincoln Road. More info: refreshmiami.com

Next week:

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. 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. Sept. 1, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, 315 NE 2nd Ave, Building 8, 5th Floor. More info here.

Have an event you would like considered for Entrepreneurship Datebook? Email it to ndahlberg@miamiherald.com

 

August 07, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida this week

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Design  for Miami: DesignThinking Miami is collaborating with The Idea Center on a new 12-course called Design for Miami. To celebrate the launch of the course,  Stanford University d.school learning designer Ariel Raz will discuss design thinking and  how we can solve the world's biggest problems through radical collaboration, 5:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9,The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, 315 NE 2nd Ave, Building 8, 5th Floor, Miami. More info here.
 
LaunchCode's TechPardy: Work in or with tech? Like pub quizzes and Daily Doubles? Sure you do. At this Tech Trivia Night TechPardy by LaunchCode, the winning team will receive a $100 cash prize and the second place team will receive a $50 prize, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, Warsaw Coffee Company, 15 NE 13th St, Fort Lauderdale. More info: More info here.

How to Build Your Food Enterprise: Join Startup FIU for an enlightening discussion with Tatiana Peisach, founder of Cold Pressed Raw, and Michael Cheng, director of the Food and Beverage Program at FIU, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, FIU MARC Pavillion, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami. More info here.

The Art of Building Great Products: Charles Irizarry, managing partner of Rokk3r Labs and founder of Think-Build, will share the secret sauce to building products people love, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, Fifth Floor.  More info here.

Wyncode Pitch Day 10: Network with the tech community and find out  what Wyncode's latest Miami cohort has accomplished, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St., Wynwood.  More info here.

 Action Design Miami: A discussion on "NPR, Podcasts and Habitual Listening: Why do we Tune In?" will include NPR product designers, a user researcher and media leaders, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, Venture Café America, 1951 NW 7th Ave.  More info here.

Venture Law Project:  Receive legal advice for your startup from Venture Law Project at their August office hours and consultations. RSVP here: Aug 11 or Aug 19.

Rapid Prototyping for Entrepreneurs Workshop:  Learn how to quickly develop a prototype at Refresh Miami's workshop, 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, Ironhack, 120 SW 8th St., Miami. More info here.

If you would like an event considered for Entrepreneurship Datebook, email ndahlberg@Miamiherald.com and put Datebook in the subject line. 

July 17, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Workshops, events in South Florida

Tech eggFounder Institute: Join an informational networking event and meet local Founder Institute graduates who will share their startup experiences, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, TamboWorks, 5790 Sunset Drive, South Miami. More info: http://FI.co/events

Tech Beach: Network and talk tech at monthly networker, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 21, Drinkhouse Fire & Ice, 1672 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. More information here.

Fort Lauderdale Civic Hackathon: Code for Fort Lauderdale, a local civic technology group, along with coding bootcamp Wyncode, host the Fort Lauderdale Civic Hackathon (#FTLCivicHackathon) where teams will form to work on civic hacking projects, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 23, Axis Coworking Space, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale. More info on Eventbrite.

Broward Waffle Wednesday: Wynwood-based Waffle Wednesday powered by LiveNinja is expanding to Broward County with networking, presentations by startups and of course waffles, 9 to 10:30 a.m. July 27, Mad Studios, 101 NE 3rd Ave., Suite 1136. More information here.

Traditional Business vs. Franchising: Free seminar in Spanish, offered by Hispanic Business Initiative Fund (HBIF), 6 to 8 p.m. July 28, Florida Blue Center, 8895 SW 136th St., Miami. More info: 786-329-5830.

Have an entrepreneurship-related event you would like considered for the datebook? Email ndahlberg@miamiherald.com and put datebook in the subject line.

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Nancy Dahlberg: @ndahlberg

June 26, 2016

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Workshops, events in South Florida this week

Tech eggStartup Funding 101: Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? A Founder Institute beginner fundraising workshop, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, WeWork, 350 Lincoln Road. More info: http://FI.co/events

Founder Institute Graduate Startup Panel: Network with local graduates of the Founder Institute Fort Lauderdale chapter and learn about the program, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, General Provision, 525 NW 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale. More info: http://FI.co/events

Dawnings: A new event with meditation and yoga, discussions with mindful entrepreneurs and healthy networking to start the day, 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St., Wynwood. Tickets and more info: dawnings.co

Waffles After Work: Evening networking event modeled after the weekly morning #WaffleWednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, LiveNinja, 120 NW 25th St., Loft #301, Miami. More info on Eventbrite.

StartUP FIU: Free speaker series will feature Startup FIU Director Bob Hacker and Wyncode coding bootcamp co-founder Johanna Mikkola; will include a coding 101 session, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, FIU’s Ryder Building. More info on Eventbrite.

The State of Miami’s Tech Hub: Real or Hype? The second quarterly panel discussion and Q&A with tech community leaders hosted by Jurnid Sessions will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, Building.co, 120 SW Eights St. More info on Eventbrite.

StartupBlink June Networking Event: Meet new people and build your network at this StartHub Miami event, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 766 W Flagler Street, 9th Floor, Miami. More info on meetup.com

Have an entrepreneurship-focused event listing you would like considered for Entrepreneurship Datebook? Email it to ndahlberg@miamiherald.com and put “Datebook” in the message line.

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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg