THE INTERNET OF THINGS: Microsoft Technical Evangelist Joe Raio will demo Internet of Things technology at this WITI South Florida meeting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; Microsoft Innovation Center at Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. More info here.
FOUNDER INSTITUTE FORT LAUDERDALE: The global entrepreneurship training and startup accelerator program is exploring a Fort Lauderdale-Boca launch and holding a free event, Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Axis Space, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale. Event info: http://fi.co/e/60591. To find out more about FI: http://fi.co/apply/2501
WAFFLE WEDNESDAY: LiveNinja hosts this weekly networker for the tech community, 9 a.m. Wednesday, 120 NW 25th St., Loft #301. Info: facebook.com/groups/LNwafflewednesdays.
FOUNDER INSTITUTE MIAMI: The global entrepreneurship training and startup accelerator program is exploring a Miami launch and holding a free event, How to Start a Startup in Miami, at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; Building.co, 120 SW 8th St., Miami. Event info: http://fi.co/e/61111. To find out more about FI: http://fi.co/apply/2181
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COGNITIVE COMPUTING: Mobile Technology Consortium meeting is themed “Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Computing” with with demos from FIU R&D labs and local startups, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Room 1006, Tech Station, FIU’s main campus. RSVP: http://mobiletechnologyconsortium.splashthat.com.
Aventura-based Boatsetter merged with Cruzin to create one of the largest boat-sharing networks. Pre-registration is open for the new .MIAMI domain. Venture Hive received Knight funding to expand its accelerator program. CareerSource Broward announced a new TechConnect program.
Read more startup and tech news on the Starting Gate blog, MiamiHerald.com/business.