CODE FOR MIAMI: Join weekly civic hack sessions inside The LAB Miami co-working space in Wynwood, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, 400 NW 26th St., Miami. More info: thelabmiami.com.
BRAINFOOD: Hear serial entrepreneur Ola Ahlvarsson discuss how businesses can embrace digital opportunities, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, The LAB Miami. More info: thelabmiami.com
CONVERSATION WITH INNOVATIVE WOMEN: Hear how Birame Sock, Dawn Sole and Tamar Lucien overcame challenges to kickstart their ideas, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Pipeline Brickell, 1101 S. Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP here.
Urban Drones, a Coral Springs startup that invented a water-loving drone, made a giant splash with Kickstarter fans. A project from Miami called the Science Barge was a winner in the Knight Cities Challenge. A startup delegation recently returned from Israel, just one of several collaborative efforts going on. Read these stories, along with news and recaps of contests and and events on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg