DATA DIVE: The Enterprise Development Corporation, the MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida and the YoungArts Foundation present a detailed walkthrough of Google Analytics and how to capture meaningful data and draw insightful conclusions to help guide your businesses’ decision making; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the National YoungArts Foundation, 2100 Biscayne Blvd., 7th Floor. More info: southflorida.alumclub.mit.edu
ENCORE ENTREPRENEUR DAY: Broward SCORE, AARP and the SBA present a free mentor day for entrepreneurs age 50 and over who will be matched with successful business owners for advice and assistance, 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 30, Nova Southeastern University’s 3100 Ray Ferraro Jr. Blvd., Alvin Sherman Library, Fort Lauderdale. More info: browardscore.org (click on local workshops)
ADVANCED QUICKBOOKS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a workshop on how to use Quickbooks, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, SBA office, 100 South Biscayne Blvd, 7th Floor, Miami. $40 in advance. More info: http://www.miamidade.score.org
TECH COCKTAIL SESSIONS: Sessions, Tech Cocktail’s speaker series, will debut with a conversation between Andres Moreno, co-founder of Open English, and Tech Cocktail founder Frank Gruber at 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Venture Hive. More info: tech.co/event/tech-cocktails-miami-sessions
eMERGE TECHWEEK HACKATHON: Teams competing in this Americas-wide hackathon will try to come up with applications to help emerging markets, and $30,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. The hackathon will kick off Friday night, May 2, with a pizza party and continue Saturday and Sunday at the UM Life Science and Technology Park. More info: emergeamericas.org
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg