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•  JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: Looking for a tech job or internship? Miami Job Fest, co-hosted by Refresh Miami and LAB Miami, includes networking at 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, and a technology job fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, Building 3. About 20 tech companies with jobs will be participating. Bring Resumes. Free. More info: miamijobfest.co

•  PITCHING TIME: The Micro Venture Capital Club brings its “Shark Tank” networker to Broward on Monday, September 9, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University. More info: meetup.com/microvc/

•  BUSINESS HELP: Free SCORE Miami-Dade workshop and Q&A about its services for new and existing small businesses at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Miami Beach Public Library Auditorium. More info: miamidade.score.org

•  COFFEE ANYONE?: The Miami Open Coffee Club, hosted by FIU’s Pino Center and MapYourStartup.co, will meet at from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Miami Innovation Center at the UM Life Science & Technology Park. More info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

•  HEALTH SHOWCASE: Join ProjectLift Miami 2013 for a Demo Day, showcase and networker for the growing health-tech industry. Event will include panel discussions and startup presentations from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. $20 general admission. Tickets: http://www.PLM13DemoDay.eventbrite.com.

•  LUNCH & LEARN: FIU’S Pino Center presents The Nuts & Bolts of an Effective Growth Strategy on Friday, Sept 13, from 11 to 1 p.m at FIU Downtown on Brickell. Robert Hacker of GH Capital and One Laptop Per Child will be giving the workshop. $30. More info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu.


Recent news in the health-tech space: Miami-based TissueTech received $10 million in VC funding and Consult A Doctor , the Miamii Beach based telemediicine company, was acquired. Catch up on these developments and other technology and startup news and views on the Starting Gate blog, hosted on Miamiherald.com/business. Have news? Email ndahlberg@miamiherald.com

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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