ENTREPRENEURSHIP PANEL: Global Voice Hall brings "Rebuilding America: Path of the Entrepreneur" to the University of Miami, 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Student Activities Ballroom. Free program includes panel discussion. More info: http://bit.ly/1cjci9o or facebook.com/globalvoicehall.
ALL ABOUT GRANTS: A Broward SCORE workshop on seeking government, corporate or private foundation funding, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. More info: Browardscore.org
SOUTH FLORIDA TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE: A panel will examine innovation from national, regional and local perspectives, as well as from the trenches, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdaym, Jan. 23, at Citrix in Fort Lauderdale. Fees apply. More info or tickets: www.southfloridatech.org
SOUTH FLORIDA HACK ‘N TELL: A social event to talk tech and drink beer, 8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, World of Beer. More info: www.meetup.com/south-florida-hack-and-tell/
BUSINESS PLANNING: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a daylong workshop of building and funding your busienss plan at 9:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the SBA offices in downtown Miami. $85. More info: miamidade.score.org (click on local workshops)
BITCOIN CONFERENCE: North American Bitcoin Conference, Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 25-26, Miami Beach Convention Center. For tickets and speaker lineup/agenda: http://btcmiami.com/
The Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge launches its annual contest Feb. 3 and there will be an information session at the Open Coffee Club Jan. 30 at Venture Hive. Make your plans to find out more about the contest at the coffee club. Find more news, views and tools for entrepreneurs on Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg