BRAINFOOD: This month’s speaker is Peter Kellner, founder of Richmond Global, an investment fund company, and co-founder of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit that mentors and accelerates high-impact entrepreneurs, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, The LAB Miami. 400 NW 26th St., Miami. Fee applies. More info: thelabmiami.com (click on Events).
THE SHARING ECONOMY: Bora Hamamcioglu, CEO of Carhopper, discusses the opportunities and challenges with collaborative consumption, 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, The LAB Miami.
GOOGLE I/O EVENT: YellowPepper is hosting the livestream of the Google I/O event from 12:30 to about 8 p.m. (schedule may be revised by Google) Thursday and Friday, May 28-29, 380 NW 24th St., Miami. Sign up here.
STARTUP WEEKEND: A 54-hour event where developers, designers and business development folks come together to pitch an idea and launch a business, Friday through Sunday, May 29-31, Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. For more information and tickets: www.up.co/communities/usa/miami/startup-weekend/5362
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Dozens of Miami technology leaders signed an open letter to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez calling for an open data policy. Instacart launched its grocery delivery service in Miami. Harvard is teaming up with the Idea Center and Launch Code to offer CS50x Miami course Registration ends May 29). Read these stories and more startup news and community views on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg