SPEED COACHING: Samuel Adams, in partnership with Accion, hosts its small business Speed Coaching event, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10055 NW 12th St., Doral. speedcoachingmiami.eventbrite.com
STARTUP GRIND: Bob Fitts, president of the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association and CEO of Trident Global, is this month’s speaker, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. startupgrind.com/miami
WIT EVENT: eMerge Americas WIT event presents “How to Start Up Your Startup,” featuring Roger Duarte of My Ceviche, Vicky Fulop of DLA Piper and Derrick Ashong of Amp.it, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Idea Center at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson campus, Building 8, fifth floor.
D3 CONFERENCE & EXPO: D3 (Digital Design Den) focuses on developing creative talent and improving skill, and is presented by The Idea Center at Miami Dade College and The School of Design and Entertainment Technology in collaboration with New World School of the Arts, Thursday at North Campus and Friday at the Wolfson Campus Idea Center. Free but RSVP required. More info: www.theideacenter.co/D3expo
OPEN HACK NIGHT @ NSU: Join civic hackers at Code for Fort Lauderdale’s meetup, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University. More info: meetup.com/Code-for-FTL/
FEDERAL CONTRACTING 101: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a workshop on doing business without pay, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 569, Coral Gables. Fee applies. Register here.
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg