STARTUP GRIND: Speaker series presents Kevin Levy, corporate and technology attorney with Gunster, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. in Wynwood. More info: startupgrind.com/miami
MINORITY CERTIFICATION (IN SPANISH): In this free session in Spanish, presented by HBIF, entrepreneurs will learn about minority certifications and how to do business with the government, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, Miami Free Zone, 2315 NW 107th Ave. To register, https://clients.hbifflorida.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=30350027 call 786-329-5830.
ALL ABOUT FINANCIALS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a workshop on Quickbooks and Accounting, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd Suite 569, Coral Gables. More info: miamidade.score.org (click on local workshops)
BUSINESS PLAN BOOTCAMP: Hear from the experts what should be in a great short business plan and pitch to investors, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Feb. 18, Miami Dade College Chapman Conference Center (building 3, 2nd floor). Free. Sign up here: http://hrld.us/bootcamp.
INNOVATION & ENGINEERING WEEKEND: A series of events for all ages at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science with the theme “Building the City of the Future,” Feb. 19-22. The events culminate with a weekend festival of technology, green solutions, and interactive activities. More info: www.miamisci.org/iefrost or call 305-646-4200.
BLACK TECH WEEK: A weeklong series of events celebrating innovators of color and tech innovation with speakers from around the globe, Feb. 23-28, Miami Dade College North Campus. More info and tickets: blacktechweek.com
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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg