Entrepreneurship Datebook



YOUR BRAND ONLINE: Broward SCORE presents a workshop on building your online presence, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Nova Southeastern University, Carl DeSantis Building, Room 1053. $30. More info: broward.score.org (Click on Local Workshops)

1 MILLION CUPS: South Florida startups present their challenges and gain feedback, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, at Venture Hive, 1010 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. More info: 1millioncups.com/Miami

10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES: Want to know more about the new, free program hosted by Miami Dade College that helps South Florida small businesses in the growth stage and how to apply? There are two information sessions this week: Wednesday, June 25, 8 a.m., Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., Room 3208-3209; and Friday, June 27, 8 a.m., Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104 St., Room R-402. There is also a webinar on Tuesday, June 24, 2 – 3 p.m. More info: http://www.mdc.edu/10ksb.

REFRESH MIAMI: Theme of this month’s event for South Florida’s largest tech-entrepreneurship organization: How to validate your big idea and take it to market, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, June 26, at the Miami Science Museum. 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. More info: refreshmiami.com

MOMENTUM FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION: Hear South Florida’s leading social entrepreneurs discuss education and sustainability in panel discussions and network at this special event, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, The Light Box, 404 NW 26th St. in Wynwood. More info: momentumforsocialinnovation.eventbrite.com

SOCIAL MEDIA DAY: One of the largest #SMDay events in the nation convenes at the Adrienne Arsht Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, with a packed speaker lineup. Free but $20 donation requested. Register here.


Waleteros won the startup pitch competition GeekTank last week. Read about the company and more startup news and community views on Starting Gate blog at 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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 <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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    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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