VENTURE HIVE COMMUNITY SERIES: Topic: “Building persuasive presentations: design for non-designers,” by Nadine Hanafi of We Are Visual and author of “Slide Therapy,” 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. More info: refreshmiami.com (click on Events)
CITI FINTECH MEETUP: Topic: “How Millennials Are Disrupting Wealth Management,” 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Building.co, 120 SW Eighth St., Miami. More info: refreshmiami.com
DESIGN THINKING CRASH COURSE: This three-hour workshop is an interactive introduction to the concepts and techniques of Design Thinking, a framework for creatively solving challenges, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Moonlighter Makerspace, 2041 NW First Place, Miami. More info: thelabmiami.com (click on Events).
500 STARTUPS MIAMI MENTOR TALKS: The weekly series this week will feature a sales hacking workshop with Matt Ellsworth 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. More info here.
FINTECH CONFERENCE: Fintech Americas bridges the divide between banks and disruptive startups, Thursday and Friday, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. Tickets and more info: fintechamericas.co.
Magic Leap unveiled some of its plans for its new Plantation home. Modernizing Medicine received South Florida’s biggest fundraising round in the third quarter. Read about startup news, funding news, events and more on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg