Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note



Brainfood @ The LAB: This event features an indepth discussion with Jose Vargas, co-founder of Healthcare.com and The People Fund, and angel investor and entrepreneur Marco Giberti, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, The LAB Miami, $50. More info: Thelabmiami.com

Open Coffee Club: Network and talk one-on-one with mentors at this regular event, 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Venture Hive. Want more information about the Business Plan Challenge? We’ll be there to answer questions too. More info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu

All About Bitcoin: Refresh Miami’s monthly event explores the Bitcoin in “Tech and The Future of Money,” 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, $10. More info: Refreshmiami.com

Hackathon for Cuba: Join fellow hackers to help solve Cuba’s communications challenges. Intro session is 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, and the hackathon starts and ends Saturday, Feb. 1. Free. More info: www.rootsofhope.org/hack

Mini-Maker Faire: All-day Hamboree Mini-Maker Faire and Hamfest is a family-friendly learning event celebrating the DIY maker culture on Saturday, Feb. 1, Miami-Dade Fair Expo Center. $12, free for students. More info: Hamboreemakerfaire.org


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