THE INNOVATION ECONOMY: A panel discussion about civic innovation with a speaker from the Silicon Valley Innovation Center as well as local leaders, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Moonlighter Makerspace, 2041 NW 1st Place, Miami. More info: http://bit.ly/1NHocAL.
ACTION DESIGN MIAMI MEETUP: Topic will be behavioral economics and offer practical techniques you can use in products you're creating, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Rokk3r Labs, 1680 Michigan Avenue #815, Miami Beach. Register here.
EARLY STAGE INVESTING: Principals from SEEDCHANGE, a Silicon Valley early stage tech investment firm, lead an introduction to early-stage investing, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, mindwarehouse, 111 NE 1st Street, 8th Floor, Miami. More info: http://aninsidelookatearlystageinvest.splashthat.com
CODE FOR FORT LAUDERDALE: Presentation by Natasha Fernandez-Fountain: Lessons from a Code for America fellow, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Citrix, 851 West Cypress Road, Fort Lauderdale, More info: http://www.meetup.com/Code-for-FTL
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BUILDING A BANKABLE BUSINESS: Workshop by SCORE Miami-Dade addresses lending resources, preparing a personal financial statement and alternative financing strategies, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, 2000 Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, Room 569 5th Floor. More info: miamidade.score.org.
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg