Business Monday

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Global Entrepreneurship Week events and more

LEARN TO LAUNCH: An FAU Tech Runway and Adams Center for Entrepreneurship info session on available resources, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, Research Park at FAU Tech Runway headquarters, 901 NW 35th St., Boca Raton. Register at See more FAU events here.

STARTUP RESOURCES FAIR: Find out about resources available to entrepreneurs at The Launch Pad’s rair, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Whitten University Center, University of Miami. More info:

GAME CHANGERS: For Global Entrepreneurship Week, a panel discussionwith startup founders changing the game in their industries, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Miami Dade College Meek Entrepreneurship Education Center, 6300 NW 7th Ave., Miami. More info here.

LAUNCH PAD GEW EVENT: Todd Ehrlich, a former Navy SEAL and founder of Kill Cliff and BAM Worldwide, addresses “What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur,” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, University of Miami Student Activities Ballroom. More info:

MICRO VC CLUB: Entrepreneurs pitch their companies at this “Shark Tank” meetup, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, UM Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 NW Seventh Ave., Miami. More info:

ONE MILLION CUPS: To celebrate Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, founders from Munchkin Fun, Komuns, Venture Hive and UXRD will share their experiences, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Venture Hive, 1010 NE snd Ave., Miami. More info: See more Venture Hive GEW events here.

TECH COCKTAIL: Miami Sessions event will feature Melody McCloskey of StyleSeat and Ed Boland of Scout Ventures, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, The Stage, 170 NE 38th St., Miami. More info:

SPEED MARKETING ROUNDTABLES: Free meetup by Social Media Club South Florida (SMCSF) combines the executive roundtable with speed networking for dynamic conversation, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, R House Wynwood, 2727 NW Second Ave., Miami. More info here.

ENTREPRENEURS IN TECH: Women in tech are featured in this FIU/Tech Group speaker series, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, College of Business Complex, Special Events Center, Room 232, 11200 SW 8th St.. Click here to register

FIU PINO CENTER SHARK TANK: Sign up to pitch in front of judges or observe; prize is summit pass to eMerge Americas, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, FIU Downtown on Brickell. To register to pitch, click here. If you were a participant in the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, you can participate free; email for promo code. To register to observe (free), click here.

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Catch up on Starting Gate for lots of news last week, including an exit by CorQuest Medical, large funding rounds by Modernizing Medicine and In addition, Venture Hive and Paul Singh’s Disruption Corporation teamed up, and the Citi Mobile Challenge held its Miami Demo Day on Friday, with three Miami companies in the finals. Read more plus community views on the Starting Gate blog on

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg