UPSTART EXPO: This startup showcase and tech job fair is designed to highlight hiring opportunities for tech-related businesses in Florida, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, UM Life Science and Technology Park, 1951 NW 7th Ave. Miami. More info: www.UpstartExpo.com.
WEBCONGRESS: Two-day digital media and marketing conference with speakers from Twitter, Facebook, Sony, LatinWE, Lyft and others and workshops Thursday and Friday, Knight Center and Venture Hive. More info and tickets: webcongress.com/miami.
STARTUP WEEKEND WEST PALM BEACH: Bring your ideas, team up, start a company in a weekend and compete for prizes, Friday through Sunday, The Studio, 1016 Clare Ave., Building 5, West Palm Beach. More info here.
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AWESOME DEADLINE: Your awesome idea could win you a monthly $1,000 grant from the Awesome Foundation. Deadline is the 15th of every month. More info: awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/miami
Miami-based Wyncode is teaming up with Codecademy and other bootcamps on a national initiative called ReskillUSA. Catch recaps of the TigerDirect’s Tech Bash and appearance by Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, coverage and video from the Miami Mini Maker Faire and much more startup news and community views on Starting Gate blog on MiamiHerald.com/business.
Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg
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