Business Basics: Launching or growing a business? SCORE Miami-Dade offers a free seminar, “What Can SCORE Do For Me?” at 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, Miami Beach Public Library, 227 22nd Street. More info: miamidade.score.org (click on Local Workshops).
Venture for America Happy Hour: This new national nonprofit program that recruits, selects and trains entrepreneurial recent grads and matches them with startups as full-time employees is expanding to Miami. To learn more, join its happy hour at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at The LAB Miami. More info: ventureforamericainmiamilaunch.splashthat.com/
Lunch & Learn: Learn about how to identify, evaluate and negotiate new funding sources, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, FIU Downtown on Brickell, 1101 Brickell Ave., South Tower - Room 1010. $30 in advance. More info: entrepreneurship.fiu.edu/entrepreneur_workshop_series.html.
Maker Saturdays: This year-long series of Workshops led by local makers and educators continues this month with “Smart Widgets: from Design to Manufacture” from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, April 12, $25. More info: miamadepresentsiot.eventbrite.com
Keep up with the latest startup news and community views – including a recap on Start-Up City: Miami, the winners of the weekend hackathon, LiveNinja’s funding raise and more – on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg