Entrepreneurship datebook and startup news to note



MICRO-LENDING AND COACHING: Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream event for small-business owners involved in food, beverage, craft brewing and hospitality will include speed coaching with experts from Sam Adams, beer distributor Gold Coast and micro-lender Accion; 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, at Gold Coast Miami, 10055 NW 12th St. Register: http://btadmiami.eventbrite.com.

SUSTAINATOPIA: Three conferences covering sustainability, impact investing and ethical fashion, plus festivals and other events, take place at the Miami Beach Convention Center and other locations Wednesday, April 16, through April 22. Info: http://www.sustainatopia.com

SOCIAL MEDIA CLUB SOUTH FLORIDA: Special guest speaker is Shel Israel, co-author of "The Age of Context” and “Naked Conversations,” who speaks on his latest research, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at The James Royal Palm hotel in Miami Beach. More info: https://m.facebook.com/events/288221818011730

TRADEMARKS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents the workshop “Protecting Your Trademarks,” 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, SBA offices, 100 S. Biscayne Blvd, 7th Floor, Miami. $40 in advance. Info: http://www.miamidade.score.org

BRAINFOOD: This month’s event features Albert Santalo of CareCloud, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at The LAB Miami in Wynwood. $50. Info: thelabmiami.com


Last week was a big week for entrepreneurial news: South Florida medical device maker New Wave Surgical was sold for more than $100 million. Skyjoy launched its first video game gloablly. Endeavor chose Leapfactor co-founders to be Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Venture Hive’s accelerator companies presented at the Swarm. Urban.Us is launching an inaugural conference to help startups help cities April 24-25. The Kauffman Foundation released its entrepreneurial activity report, and the Miami area slipped to No. 3 among the 15th largest metro areas for entrepreneurial activity. Read more about these stories and others on the Starting Gate at MiamiHerald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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