TECHWEEK MIAMI: Activities through Sunday will include the national finals of the Launch startup competition on Thursday with startup champions from Miami and five other cities. Another featured event is Hatch Match Miami on Tuesday. Tickets and info: techweek.com/miami.
SPEAKER SERIES: The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s Advice Straight Up speaker series features Phyllis Newhouse, CEO and co-founder of Xtreme Solutions, 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Urban League of Broward County in Fort Lauderdale. More info: www.advicestraightup.com.
INCUBATOR SHOWCASE: Meet the startups in Venture Hive’s Fall incubator SWARM! Showcase, sponsored by DLA Piper, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. RSVP here directly or https://miami.venturehive.com/dashboard/home.
STARTUP GRIND: The monthly interview features tech entrepreneur/angel investor Mark Kingdon, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at WeWork Miami Beach, 350 Lincoln Road. Tickets: https://www.startupgrind.com/miami/.
WIT RENDEZVOUS: eMerge Americas WIT features panel discussion on “Thoughts to Actions: Locals Making a Change,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Standard hotel. RSVP here.
WHAT’S NEXT SPEAKER SERIES: Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square and LaunchCode, will discuss his experiences in computer programming, creative problem solving, and entrepreneurship, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, The Idea Center, Wolfson Campus, Building 8, 5th Floor. RSVP here.
THE NEW NEWS ON CROWDFUNDING: Krillion Ventures’ Melissa Krinzman interviews Ryan Feit, CEO of SeedInvest, a leading equity crowdfunding platform with 13,500 investors, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. RSVP required here.
See recaps of ITPalooza, Sime MIA and Art Week tech happenings and other startup news, resources and community views on the Starting Gate blog at MiamiHerald.com/business.
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg