Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note



•  CIVIC HACKING: Code for Miami invites developers, designers, data geeks and idea makers to its weekly meetups from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at The LAB Miami in Wynwood. More info: http:/www.meetup.com/Code-for-Miami/

•  ALL ABOUT LEASING: SCORE Miami-Dade presents “Leasing — What You Don’t Know Could Hurt Your Business” on Monday, Oct. 7, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the SBA offices, 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., 7th floor, Miami. $30. Info: miamidade.score.org (click on Local Workshops)

•  HEALTHCARE FOR SMALL BUSINESS: Broward SCORE presents this workshop at 5:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at Keiser University, 1500 NW 49th St., Fort Lauderdale. $30 in advance. Info: browardscore.org (Local Workshops)

•  GROWTH HACKING: Refresh Miami workshop titled Startup Metrics with Aaron Ginn will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at The LAB Miami. $75. Info: refreshmiami.com

•  LUNCH & LEARN: FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center presents “The Keys to Successful Social Media Strategies” with John Fleming of Biztegra is Friday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 1101 Brickell Ave. $30 in advance. Info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

•  HACKATHON FOR EDUCATION: The 24-hour free Liberty Hackathon: Reforming Education starts Friday evening, Oct. 11, at Venture Hive; there will be $5,000 in prizes awarded. Info: http://lincolnlabs.com/hackathons/miami.html


If you missed last week’s news about the10,000 Small Businesses program coming to South Florida, thanks to Miami Dade College and Goldman Sachs, catch it on the Starting Gate blog here. The program helps existing businesses scale. You’ll also find startup news and community views, including guest posts about the making of arshtcenter.org and New Tech Community’s five-year anniversary, on the blog on MiamiHerald.com/business

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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