Business Monday

Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops this week

AWESOME FOUNDATION DEADLINE: What do a water-testing submarine, a community garden in Little Haiti and a pilot program for assisting asylum seekers have in common? They are all grantees of the Awesome Foundation Miami. To enter your awesome idea for a monthly $1,000 grant, apply here by the 15th of every month:

VENTURE LAW PROJECT: Free workshop by a Yahoo! in-house attorney on “Internet Law & Social Media – Changing Rules, Legal Compliance & Savy Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know,” 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, The LAB Miami, 400 NW 26th St. More info:

COFOUNDER’S LAB: This meetup brings together people who are looking for co-founders or team members and others who are looking to join a team, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday, 525 NW First Ave, Fort Lauderdale. More info:

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR: Join the SBA, SCORE and Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce for this seminar that will offer a presentation on the different funding options available in the marketplace, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, 100 Miracle Mile, Suite 200, Coral Gables. Fee applies. More info: (click on Events).


On the Starting Gate blog on, you will also find reports on the whirlwind of tech events the past two weeks, new funds from Richmond Global Ventures and Medina Capital, Endeavor’s choice of Kairos and NovoPayment as Endeavor Entrepreneurs, blackdove’s recent launch of its app featuring works by some of Wynwood’s finest artists and others as well as plans for a marketplace for digital motion art, and much more.

Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg