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CODE FOR MIAMI: Weekly civic hack night is 7 p.m. Mondays at The LAB Miami in Wynwood. More info: thelabmiami.com (click on events).

THE SHARED ECONOMY: New Leaders Council presents a discussion and Q&A on “The Shared Economy” and what it means for South Florida, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 14, at The LAB Miami. More info: thelabmiami.com.

BOOK READING: Hear a reading and discussion about “Storyscaping — Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds” by SapientNitro’s Gaston Legorburu and Darren McColl, 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17, Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP: eventbrite.com

STARTUP WEEKEND: Put on by Startup Palm Beach, this event will be Friday through Sunday, July 18-20, at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The weekend event kicks off a week of activities that include a BarCamp and DemoDay. More info: startuppb.com/entrepreneur-week.

SCORE WORKSHOP: SCORE Miami-Dade presents “How to increase your sales and profits,” 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, Miami Innovation Center, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., Miami. $40 in advance. Register at www.miamidade.score.org or 786-425-9119.

MIAMI TECH DIVERSITY: Code Fever, Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center and Black Tech Miami present a panel discussion about making Miami’s tech and startup scene more inclusive, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 23, Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center, 6300 NW Seventh Ave., Miami. More info here.


Did you know that a South Florida software company is powering Washington state’s tracking system for legal mariijuana seed to sales? Or that Soletrom, a Miami streetwear company-turned social network, was sold to Karmaloop? Keep up with this startup news and more, such as Enstitute, a national apprenticeship program, coming to Miami and Pipeline Brickell’s expansion plans, and event recaps, resources for entrepreneurs and community views on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg

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