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STARTUP GRIND: Startup Grind features Rodolfo Saccoman, founder of Miami-based startup AdMobilize (and a 2013 winner of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge), with a product that offers real-time analytics for the offline outdoor advertising world. Event is 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St., Wynwood. Register here.  

NONPROFIT BASICS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents "How to Start and Run a Not-for-Profit," 6 p.m. Thursday June 12, at Small Business Administration, 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $40 in advance. RSVP: events@scoremiami.org FISHACKATHON: "Fishing for Sustainable Code" is a free hackathon for marine industry experts and hobbyists, programmers and innovators focused on challenges in fishery management, 6 p.m. Friday, June 13, through 2 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. More info: fishackathon.co

BIKE / HACK / MAKE / DRANK: Hack out a bike-share program and make bike accessories with a 3D printer at this event by The LAB Miami and Republic Bike, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, The LAB. More info here.


Simplikate of Miami, providing mobile applications for malls, airports and luxury real estate, was acquired by Austin-based Phunware. MIT Enterprise Forum and Miami Innovation Fund are teaming up on "GeekTank" June 19. Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel introduced the 2014 class of Thiel Fellows, including Benjamin Englard, 18, from Miami. Read about these stories and more on Starting Gate on MiamiHerald.com/business.

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 <span class="cutline_leadin">FSU LINE:</span> Pictured is Guy Harvey artwork on an athletic clothing line. Artist Guy Harvey has developed his brand into a business empire.


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    With more products, a new generation of fans and marketing that focuses on the man behind the brand, marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey is stretching his cast.

 <span class="cutline_leadin">WAITING ROOM:</span> A horse waits in the stalls at Thebas Farm, one of a group of Polo horses heading for Amsterdam. Worldwide Livestock, owned by Alex and Tony Alessandrini, is overseeing the shipment of the animals. July 1, 2014 in Miami.

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    Worldwide Livestock Services manages import, export of livestock through MIA

    Horses, cattle, pigs and more: World Livestock Services has carefully shipped four-legged creatures and flocks of birds through Miami International Airport to points throughout the globe.

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