BUSINESS BASICS: SCORE Miami-Dade presents a free workshop called “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business,” 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 2000 Ponce Business Center, 2000 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. This workshop is free but it is part of a five-part series. To register. email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 786-425-9199.
CIVIC HACK NIGHT: Join the weekly civic hack sessions in Wynwood, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. More info: thelabmiami.com
1 MILLION CUPS: South Florida startups make pitches, present their challenges and gain feedback, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE Second Ave., Miami. More info or to sign up to present: 1millioncups.com/Miami.
STARTUP GRIND: This month’s featured interview is with John Duffy, founder and chief executive officer of 3Cinteractive, a pioneer in mobility for businesses, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. $5-$25. More info and tickets: Startupgrind.com/Miami
STARTUP SHOWCASE: Selected startups will give short pitches and the audience chooses the winner at Tech Cocktail’s Miami Mixer and Startup Showcase, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.,Wednesday, The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. $15-$35. More info and tickets: tech.co/miami
Keep up with startup news and community views on the Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg