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BUSINESS BASICS: Broward SCORE presents “Bulletproof Your Business” — or steps to take when your systems go down — from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale. $30 in advance. More info: browardscore.org (click on local workshops).

TALKING STRATEGY: Broward SCORE’s “Strategic Planning for a Small Business” workshop is Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 5:15-8:15 p.m. at Keiser campus. $30 in advance. More info: browardscore.org (click on local workshops).

OPEN PROJECT NIGHT: Hack and Tell presents an open project night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Hacklab in Boynton Beach. More info: meetup.com/south-florida-hack-and-tell

YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS: This South Florida meetup aims to bring the smartest and most talented young people from Delray, Boca and Miami together with co-authors of “2 Billion Under 20” on Friday, Sept. 7 from noon-2 p.m. at Caffeine Spaces. More info: http://2bu20southflorida.eventbrite.com/

TECH SWIZZLE: This new monthly networker aims to bridge the tech, art, design, music and business community with live entertainment. It’s Friday, Sept. 7, 6-9 p.m., at the LAB Miami. $5. More info: techswizzle.eventbrite.com


More than 600 people turned out for a recent information session about Startup Quest, a 10-week program that matches underemployed college graduates with mentors experienced in starting up tech companies.

Read more about this and other startup news, such as Maker Faire coming to South Florida, plus guest views, such as Boris Hirmas Said’s viewpoint on the state of venture capital in Latin America, on Starting Gate on MiamiHerald.com/business

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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