Entrepreneurship events this week and startup news to note



•  ‘HOW TO’ WEBINAR SERIES: FIU’s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center presents “How to Fund Your Startup Venture” by angel investor Ricardo Weisz, 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Nov. 5. $25. Info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

•  SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: The Broward League of Cities presents a free small business development workshop titled “Cities Powering Business,” 2-5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Nova Southeastern University Huizenga School of Business in Davie. More info: Email scochrane@browardleague.org.

•  PATENT PROTECTION: SCORE Miami-Dade presents “Patent Protection for Your Invention,” 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, Miami Innovation Center at the UM Life Science & Technology Park. $30 in advance. Info: miamidade.score.org (click on local workshops)

•  GOING GLOBAL: Join the Florida Venture Forum discussion on how to best position your company for international expansion, From protecting your IP to hiring the best talent, a panel of international experts will discuss how best to enter both stable and developing markets worldwide, 5:30- 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, Greenberg Traurig offices. Info: flventure.org (click on events and then forum events)

•  WEBCONGRESS: International keynote speakers, panel discussions, demos, workshops and contests on digital marketing, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8. Fees apply but there’s an “Unconference” section of the conference for $20. Info: webcongress.com/miami

•  TECH BASH: The TigerDirect Tech Summit and Holiday Bash, with hundreds of booths offering first looks and demos of the hot products in consumer electronics, will take place amid a carnival-like atmosphere, 8 p.m-midnight Thursday, Nov. 7, Marlins Park. Free. More info: www.miamitechbash.com

•  CEO TALK: Brainfood @ The LAB is a monthly, hands-on discussion with successful entrepreneurs, investors and CEOs from around the world. This one with Hans Hickler, former CEO of DHL, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at The LAB Miami. $50 ($30 with discount code: heraldhans). More info: http://brainfoodwithhans.eventbrite.com

•  SENDGRID DELIVERED INTERNATIONAL TOUR: Learn how to get started with SendGrid, learn about trends in e-mail and network with evangelists from this high-growth startup. Free workshops and happy hour Thursday, Nov. 7. More info: www.sendgriddelivered.com/


Find posts about SIME MIA coming to town Dec. 3-4, ITPalooza set for Dec. 12 and other startup news and community views on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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