Entrepreneurship Datebook and news to note

 

DATEBOOK

•  BATTLE HACK IS HERE: For developers, PayPal’s Battle Hack is a chance to compete for the global prize in the 10-city competition and win $100,000. But first you have to win Miami’s hackathon on Saturday and Sunday at The LAB Miami. More info: http://www.Battlehack.org/miami

•  CIVIC HACKING: Startup Delray is holding a free Old School Hackathon for entrepreneurs, techies, artists, nonprofits and other community members at its Old School Square campus at 6 p.m. Monday. Info: eventbrite.com/event/7674413377/

•  APP WORKSHOP: A “how to build a mobile app” workshop is 7 p.m. Monday at the Miami Entrepreneurship Center. Cost: $10. Register: meetup.com/JoinBEE/

•  HEALTHCARE TECH: Health 2.0 Miami will feature a panel discussion, demos by startups and networking time on Wednesday from 6 p.m.-9p.m. at the UM Life Science and Technology Park. Cost: $5. To register: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7213051431/

•  OPEN COFFEE CLUB: FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and MapYourStartup.co sponsor this networking event every three weeks. It’s Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a..m. at The LAB Miami and will include on-site mentoring by John Fleming of Biztegra Partners and Adrian Esquivel of Techperts. More info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

STARTING GATE BLOG

Read about how Miami startup Juntos is crowdfunding a shoe inspired by the streets of Ecuador (and with a social entrepreneurial twist) and keep up with other startup news on The Starting Gate on MiamiHerald.com/business. Also find, guest columns including "how to avoid costly mistakes when hiring a contract developer" and "5 trends driverless cars will steer up."

Have news? Email me ndahlberg@miamiherald.com

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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