Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops, program deadlines in South Florida June 13-20

Brainfood with Endeavor: The speaker series features Donato A. Montanaro Jr., co-founder and CEO of tradeKing Group, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St., Miami. More info:

Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur: Hear advice and best practices from those who have left jobs to start their own companies, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, TamboWorks, 5790 Sunset Dr., South Miami. Register:

How to Start a Startup in South Florida: Guest speakers at this Founder Institute - Fort Launderdale event are Randy Wood, co-founder of Citrix, and Sergey Petrossov, CEO of JetSmarter, 6:30 p,m. Tuesday, June 14, Broward College - Reubin O’D Askew Tower, 220 South East 2nd Avenue, Floor 7, Fort Lauderdale. Register at:

Innovators + Executors: This matchmaking and networking event will seek to connect executors (established businesses) with creative innovators to bring advantages to both sides, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, C1 Bank. Wynwood, 2632 N. Miami Ave. Register at

StartUP FIU Speaker Series: Topic of free workshop by Robert Hacker is idea validation, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, FIU MARC Pavilion. More info here.

The Evolution of the CEO: The South Florida Technology Alliance presents a panel discussion with the CEOs of Horizon Growth Advisors, e-Builder, LearnerNation, LiveNinja and Palm Beach Software Design, 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, June 16, FAU Tech Runway, 901 NW 35th St. Tickets:

Upcoming deadlines

Create Miami: Through Wednesday, June 15,’s new Create Miami campaign is offering locals a chance to get $10,000 to make their ideas happen, with support from Knight Foundation. Apply here. Read more about the campaign here.

10KSB: The deadline to apply for Cohort 9 of the free Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Miami Dade College is Thursday, June 16. The program is opened to established busiensses with at least $150,000 in annual revenue and four team members. Apply at

Starting Gate

What can #MiamiTech learn from the arts? Read the guest post and more startup news, such as a report about a new multi-hub incubator and accelerator program called StartUP FIU open to the community, on the Starting Gate blog on

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg