Entrepreneurship events this week and startup news to note

 

DATEBOOK

•  SIME MIA: Not your typical business conference, this two-day digital business event features more than 40 international speakers and some fun twists and only-in-Miami surprises Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 3-4, at New World Center and The LAB Miami. Tickets required. Info: http://www.simemia.co

•  COMPUTERS AND NETWORKS AND BACKUPS, OH MY!: SCORE Miami-Dade presents this new workshop on how to choose the right hardware and software for your business, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Miami Dade College InterAmerican Campus, Room 1375, 627 SW 27th Ave., $30 in advance. Info: miamidade.score.org

•  BRAINFOOD: “The Art of Business Culture” features Matt Haggman of the Knight Foundation; Peter Kellner of Richmond Global and Endeavor; and Jason Korman and Hugh MacLeod of Gapingvoid, 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 a,t The Lab Miami. $50. Register at: http://brainfoodwithpeter.eventbrite.com

•  MOBILE CONTENT AND APPS LATAM 2013: This conference Thursday and Friday Dec. 5-6 at Hilton Miami Downtown features 30 speakers in mobile tech in Latin America. Tickets required. Info: mobilecontentlatam.com

•  CREATIVE MORNINGS: This monthly event features Denise Jacobs, speaker, writer and creativity evangelist, who will talk on “White Space Creativity.” Creative Mornings will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday by the InterContinental Miami outdoor pool. Info: creativemornings.com/talks/denise-jacobs

•  OUR CITY THOUGHTS LAUNCH: Come find out about a new digital platform showcasing South Florida’s inspiring stories at its launch party at 8 p.m. Friday Dec. 6 at The LAB Miami’s new IdeaGarden. Info and to register: http://www.ourcitythoughts.org/ (wait list at press times)

STARTING GATE

Find more startup news and views, including posts about the launch of the Musingo app, Wist's launch in Miami and information about applying for the $50,000 Cade Prize, on Starting Gate on MiamiHerald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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