Entrepreneurship datebook and news to note



A small sampling of entrepreneurship-related events in the next week:

‘SHARK TANK’: Micro Venture Capital Club monthly meeting with pitches to potential investors Monday, June 24, 8 pm, at Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Board Room. More Info: meetup.com/microvc/events/124079942/

•  SCORE BASICS: This free introductory session by SCORE Miami-Dade on how the organization can help your business is at 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday in a new location: Palmetto Bay Village Center, 18001 Old Cutler Road. More info: miamidade.score.org (under local workshops tab)

•  HEALTH 2.0: Inaugural meeting of a new organization will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the UM Life Science & Technology Park. Speaker: Barbara Deppman of itMD and others. $5. Info: health20miami.eventbrite.com

•  GROWTH HACKING: Refresh Miami’s free event on this modern form of marketing is 6:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Miami Dade College’s Wolfson campus, Building 1 Auditorium. There is also a hands-on growth hacking workshop Friday with the speaker, Aaron Ginn, for $99. More info: refreshmiami.com

•  SOCIAL MEDIA DAY: Day of networking, learning and celebration at the Knight Concert Hall from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 30, at the Arsht Performing Arts Center. More info: miamisocialmedia.com/


News of the past week: Miami-based CareCloud closed its Series B round for $20 million, bringing the healthcare technology company’s total funding to $44 million.

In sad news, tech visionary Edward Iacobucci, who co-founded Citrix and more recently VirtualWorks, passed away after a 16-month battle with cancer.

More than a dozen startups took part in a pair of special pitching events last Tuesday. At the Startup Battle hosted by Terrapinn’s Latin America Private Equity event at The LAB Miami, Kairos was victorious. Later that evening, at the MIT Enterprise Forum, iFavor took home the prizes.

In a guest post, 17-year-old entrepreneur Jared Kleinert shares some takeaways from his visit to the Downtown Project in Las Vegas. Read more startup news on Starting Gate on MiamiHerald.com

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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