Entrepreneurship events this week and startup news to note



Week 2 of the second annual Innovate MIA is in full swing. Find more information about all the events below and others on www.innovatemia.com.

Monday, Dec. 9: Start-Up City: Miami Pitch Session. Winner will be interviewed at Start-Up City in February.

Tuesday: Dec. 10: Social Media Club of South Florida Holiday Party, which will include discussion of the 30-Day Blogging Challenge.

Wednesday-Thursday, Dec. 11-12: WeXChange, a conference focused on connecting Latin America’s female entrepreneurs with investors. Tickets required. www.wexchange.com

Thursday, Dec. 12: ITPalooza Holiday Party, a South Florida wide all-day celebration at Nova Southeastern in Davie.

Friday, Dec. 13: CodeFest Miami @ MDC EnTec, a celebration of computer science learning.

Friday, Dec. 13: Tech Swizzle, a monthly happy hour networker.

Friday-Saturday, Dec. 13-14: AT&T Aspire Mobile App Hackathon. Calling all hackers for a 24-hour contest to compete for fun and prizes.

Saturday, Dec. 14: Refresh Miami Holiday Bash, South Florida’s biggest networking group, celebrates its 100th meetup.

Saturday, Dec. 14: Celebrate U-Doodle! fundraiser. U-Doodle is turning the Wynwood ArtWalk Circus into an interactive playground for the audience to become the artists. RSVP: http://celebrateudoodle.eventbrite.com


Find more startup news and views, including a post about SocialTyer’s launch and a recap of SIME MIA, on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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