Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida Oct. 26-Nov.1

UX ESSENTIALS FOR STARTUPS: Kerry Thompson and Dan Zola from SwayUX explain principles of designing meaningful mobile app and web experiences, 5-7 p.m. Monday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE 2nd Ave., Miami. More info:

IDEA CENTER SPEAKER SERIES: Local tech entrepreneur Eliam Medina will share his experience at the prestigious Y Combinator, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Idea Center at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Building 8/fifth floor. More info here.

NORTHSIDE INNOVATION MEETUP: Hear a discussion by leaders and innovators in Miami’s growing music scene at this meetup by Dell and Intel, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, 360Spaces, 220 NW 27th St., Miami. More info on Eventbrite. More info here.

#W3RTECH LAUNCH: Join Digital Grass Innovation & Technology for the launch of #W3RTech, a photo display of community leaders and activists, entrepreneurs and employees of South Florida’s tech and innovation community that illustrates the diversity and inclusion of the ecosystem, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, WeWork, 350 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Free. More info:


EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS SHOWCASE: This all-day business matchmaker event includes a pitch competition with $150,000 in prizes, investor panel, luncheon and networking opportunities, Nov. 4, Hyatt Regency, Coral Gables. For tickets to the event and more info:

TIGERDIRECT TECH BASH: The free expo and party returns on Nov. 6 for an evening of innovation, emerging technology, interactive entertainment and shopping opportunities. Now in its fourth year, the free TigerDirect Tech Bash will be at Miami Marlins Stadium. Get your ticket here:


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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg