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Aug
23
Thu
Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

BizHack Academy Digital Marketing Training Tabletop | BizHack Co
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tabletop session for prospective participants to meet the instructors of an upcoming BizHack academy course on Google Adwords. The course is geared toward business owners, startup founders and marketers.

Follow on Twitter: @bizhackco
Follow on Instagram : @bizhackco

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

Under Contract: Procurement Strategies to Winning Government Contracts | MDEAT & Black Pages Miami
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

As part of the Business Engagement series, this session will present procurement strategies that will help small businesses be more competitive for contracting opportunities.

Small businesses can scale their business by tapping into the billions in contracting opportunities with local, state, and Federal government agencies. This session is presented in partnership with FIU Small Business Procurement Office and SBA     RSVP here.   Follow on Twitter: @BlackPagesMiami   Follow on Instagram : @BlackPagesMiami

Advocate Training: The Intersection of Civic Engagement & Disability | Catalyst Miami
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This workshop is a part of the Enable Project. It will provide training to non-profits and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities’ unique perspectives (e.g., affordable housing, democracy/voting rights, criminal justice, healthcare access and climate justice) in their organizations and movements. Many community based organizations in Miami have members or clients who are disabled or family who are disabled. They all face a crisis in representation around their disability. And few if any, take on disability advocacy as a core organizing issues

The Enable! Project will partner with community based organization to both refer and be more inclusive of the leadership and voice of disabled workers. The primary community partners in the project are Catalyst Miami and New Florida Majority(NewFM)

Follow on Twitter: Catalyst Miami Follow on Instagram : Catalyst Miami

Creative Jam: The Subtle Art of Saying No | Cultured Innovations
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Time is our most valuable resource. How we spend it reflects our values, our priorities and our personal preferences. With more opportunities and demands competing for our time than ever before, how can we say yes to what really matters, what will really get us ahead, while still meeting our obligations with gusto?

Join us for a jam designed to help you assess your personal decisions and align them with your true goals. We will also learn and practice ways to elegantly say no, in a relaxed environment. We’re going for success, on purpose.

Bring your willingness to explore, connect, have fun and get inspired. Meet other change-makers and gain a fresh perspective with peers across Miami’s creative community. Meet in Great Bear Room, 6th floor.

Note: This 60-minute session guides participants through a progressive series of activities. Participation in the full session is highly encouraged.

RSVP here   

Follow on Twitter: @culturedinnov   Follow on Instagram : @culturedinnov

How To Raise Millions of Dollars in Health Tech Industry | Dalent Medical and CIC Miami
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Starting a Startup is hard. Doing it in Miami is hard. Doing hardware in a regulated industry is even harder. But it can be done. Dalent Medical is a Miami-based medical device startup who’s raised $1M in Miami and has gone from a surgeon’s napkin sketch to FDA-listed medical device. Come hear Dalent’s story, the lessons they’ve learned, and advice for other startups raising money in Miami!

Presenters:

Peter Flores, Product and Business Development, Founder, Dalent Medical

Dr. Agustin Arrieta, Chief Medical Officer, Founder, Dalent Medical

Follow on Twitter: @CIC_Miami Follow on Instagram : @cicmiami

Culinary Entrepreneurship: The Business Side of Food | Culinary Management
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Did you ever want to know what they never told you in culinary school about starting and running a successful restaurant? You want to be a restaurateur but instead you’re just another employee?

· Learn valuable tips and techniques to approach entering the food industry as a business.

· How to properly create a business menu

· Then how to extract the information from it to create a true business plan versus a fictional one

· Learn how to create other streams of income to increase your businesses chances of thriving and being profitable versus depending on your food sales alone.

 If you have a menu or a draft of a menu, even if it’s one recipe, please bring it to the event so that you can practically what you are learning as you learn. The focus of the event is not who has the best food or food item. The focus of the event will be about learning the business side of the food industry. 

RSVP HERE     

Follow on Twitter: @TheCulMgmtCo Follow on Instagram : @raideesha

Inside the Digital Transformation: Chile and Latam | InvestChile
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Program Overview:

Digital Transformation has become a buzzword in all major economic centers. There is a reason why companies and governments around the world are investing heavily in driving this process in the fastest and most efficient way possible. And in an ever moving and interconnected world, not having digital processes is a luxury no one can afford anymore.

The term basically refers to the development of digital infrastructure that allows organizations to carry its processes digitally, and therefore respond in an almost immediate and personalized way to its customers and major stakeholders. With the help of real time data, organizations can take better, faster and more accurate decisions.

So what does Digital Transformation means for Latin America? A whole lot. We want to show how this fast growing industry is transforming bussinesses in the region, and how countries like Chile have decided to take the lead and accelerate it.

Key topics include:

Industries most driven by digitalization
Infrastructure to support the change
Challenges on remote workforce
The role of Government
How entrepreneurship is crucial
Latam: current state
Chile taking the lead

Speakers:

Patricia Hansen, Investment Commissioner North America, InvestChile
Salvatore Di Giovanni, Director of Global Services, InvestChile
Sergio Nouvel, Partner & CEO Peru, Continuum; CEO, Get On Board

Come join us. Bring your thoughts and ideas for an interactive Q & A session.   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: @InvestChile   Follow on Instagram : –

Inside the Digital Transformation: Chile and Latam | InvestChile
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Program Overview:

Digital Transformation has become a buzzword in all major economic centers. There is a reason why companies and governments around the world are investing heavily in driving this process in the fastest and most efficient way possible. And in an ever moving and interconnected world, not having digital processes is a luxury no one can afford anymore.

The term basically refers to the development of digital infrastructure that allows organizations to carry its processes digitally, and therefore respond in an almost immediate and personalized way to its customers and major stakeholders. With the help of real time data, organizations can take better, faster and more accurate decisions.

So what does Digital Transformation means for Latin America? A whole lot. We want to show how this fast growing industry is transforming bussinesses in the region, and how countries like Chile have decided to take the lead and accelerate it.

Key topics include:

Industries most driven by digitalization
Infrastructure to support the change
Challenges on remote workforce
The role of Government
How entrepreneurship is crucial
Latam: current state
Chile taking the lead

Speakers:

Patricia Hansen, Investment Commissioner North America, InvestChile
Salvatore Di Giovanni, Director of Global Services, InvestChile
Sergio Nouvel, Partner & CEO Peru, Continuum; CEO, Get On Board

Come join us. Bring your thoughts and ideas for an interactive Q & A session.   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: @InvestChile  
 Follow on Instagram : –

Restoring the Future of Coral Reefs | University of Miami Rescue a Reef Program
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The future of coral reefs is in jeopardy. Around the world, these vital marine resources are declining at an alarming rate. The good news? You can help!
The bridge between science and society is strengthening, and projects like the University of Miami’s (UM) Rescue a Reef program are a local example. Through education, engagement, and citizen science, Rescue a Reef connects with the community to rebuild our reef resources.
Dalton Hesley, a Sr. Research Associate at the UM Rosenstiel School, will speak on the social and scientific strategies for coral reef conservation and the opportunities for collaboration.   

 RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: @rescueareef   Follow on Instagram : @rescueareef

Aug
30
Thu
Office Hours: Accelerating Social Impact with Radical Partners I Radical Partners @ The Venture Café Gathering (Great Bear Room)
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Radical Partners is a social impact accelerator. We identify issues that matter most to the future of our city and 1) accelerate the work of change-makers tackling those issues head-on; 2) mobilize innovators, investors, and leaders with the community at large to collectively generate solutions together.

We are committed to meaningfully impacting South Florida by supporting the growth and impact of nonprofit and for-profit social impact ventures. Over the course of the last 4 years we have helped scale and launch over 50 such ventures. 

On a rotating basis, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, Alia Mahmoud, Sarah Emmons and Joan Godoy from the Radical Partners team will be offering office hours every Thursdayfrom 4-5pm at Venture Cafe Miami. 

We are providing these office hours to support leaders and social impact organizations who have questions in the following areas: strategic planning, fundraising, pitch practice, project planning and time management. 

Please reserve your session in advance, using the link below. Make the most of your time by coming prepared with a few questions. 

Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

StartUp Law Office Hours: Intellectual Property, Patents & Trademark I John Fulton, Malloy & Malloy, P.L @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Urupadi Room)
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Book your patent and trademark legal questions and book a session with John Fulton, a Registered Patent Attorney. Mr. Fulton practices in the areas of patent and trademark prosecution, licensing, infringement analysis and opinions, and litigation support. He is Board Certified as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law by the Florida Bar and he has been rated as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbel. He is a member of the Florida Bar’s Intellectual Property Law Certification Committee, President of the Rotary Club of Miami Brickell, and has served as President of the Inventor’s Society of South Florida.

 Book Your Session Now.
 

Conversations For Growth: Have a Killer Pitch Deck | Platform Miami
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Have you wondered if your pitch is investor ready?

We know that to obtain funding you need a flawless pitch deck. Yes, it is a lot of work, but it’s worth it; it’s just a matter of sitting down, finding the focus, and getting it done.
Investors-tailored pitches are different than the ones you would use for pitch competitions. They involve more metrics, KPI, terminology and facts.

In this panel of experts we’ll provide the techniques and inspiration for you to transform your slides into a money-raising deck. RSVP here. Follow on Twitter: n/a Follow on Instagram : n/a

Let them Vote! Voting Rights Restoration 2018! | New Florida Majority and Catalyst Miami
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This November we have the opportunity to vote to restore the right of over 1.4 Floridians who are currently permanently excluded from voting because of a prior felony conviction. Florida is one of only 4 states with a lifetime ban on voting even after people have served their time and completed their sentences. Find out more about this exciting campaign! We will hear from Senator Dwight Bullard, now Policy Director at New Florida Majority. 

RSVP HERE
     
Follow on Twitter: @catalystmiami @NewFLMajority Follow on Instagram : @catalystmiami @NewFloridaMajority

The Value of Social Capital | Network Engine
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join Network Engine to learn about quantitative-based networking. This is not about eye contact, body language or any other theories you have likely studied in the past, rather, we offer you a new framework to answer the following questions with data:
– What is the quality of my networking to date?
– How do I measure my networking and it’s corresponding ROI?
– Can I improve and change it, if so, how?   


RSVP here 

Wellness in the Workplace- Meal Prep Workshop | Dose of Daisy
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come Join us for a fun & informative workshop where you will learn how to effectively meal prep for a busy work week in an interactive session led by Deisi Gonzalez; a Lifestyle and Wellness Coach. Deisi founded Dose of Daisy Co.; a health and wellness blog as a way to teach others how to shape happier and healthy lives offering personal counseling and corporate wellness programs. Her Meal Prep 101, is designed to be a session that will breakdown and debunk nutrition trends, help you plan out a guided meal prep menu with healthy recipes and you’ll learn how to beat that 3PM slumber in your workplace. You’ll also create your very own personalized sample snack pack to fight off that mid morning caffeine & sweet rush. A workplace workshop focused on lifestyle, wellness and healthier living.   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: no twitter account   Follow on Instagram : @doseof_Daisy

Blockchain For Business & Enterprise: Examining Use Cases | BetaBlocks
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This educational session will be led by Antonio Manueco CTO of BetaBlocks, a Miami-based Co-Builder and Accelerator of early stage blockchain companies. BetaBlocks helps startups and decision makers navigate the ever-evolving landscape of Blockchain technology through its education, co-building, and acceleration programs. The focus of this session will be to teach attendees how to better filter through the hype and evaluate legitimate use cases. We will review recent projects in the space that are finding success and making improvements in efficiency/costs for enterprises across the business spectrum while highlighting potential limitations and problems that may be encountered when deploying blockchain solutions.

Follow on Twitter: @betablocksco Follow on Instagram : @betablocksco

Emergence: Fantasy Screening + Discussion | Karli Evans
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Enjoy an evening of drag fantasy and discussion with Miami icons Queef Latina, Jupiter Velvet, Miss Toto & Karla Croqueta. See an exclusive screening of their new film Emergence, which explores each performer’s relationship to contemporary drag, identity expression and gender politics.

Moderated by Anthony Sis from Maven Leadership & Karli Evans, Co-Director of Emergence, the screening will be followed by a discussion about the evolution of gender, drag expression, and how we’re changing our use of language to reflect these ideological shifts.   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: —   Follow on Instagram : @allseeingmedia

Trends that Will Impact Your Business ! | Concepta Strategies
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

During this talk, we will focus on how trends are reshaping the world and your business, and why you need to be aware of them.

• Come and learn about the economic, social, and technological trends you should watch.
• Develop an environmental analysis for your business, to help you with your business vision.
• Set the action plan you will take based on the impact of those trends.

This course is part one on a series of talks about strategy and innovation. So, if you’re serious about growing your business, this conference is for you!

Please RSVP to reserve your seat.
   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: @amadrinan   Follow on Instagram : @actionforjoy

Sep
6
Thu
Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Sep 6 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

BizHack Academy Digital Marketing Training Tabletop | Dan Grech
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tabletop session for prospective participants to meet the instructors of an upcoming BizHack academy course on Social Media Advertising (Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram). The course is geared toward business owners, startup founders and marketers.

Follow on Twitter: @bizhackco

Follow on Instagram : @bizhackco

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

The Future of Crypto, Blockchain and ICOs | Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association at Venture Cafe Miami for a cybersecurity  blockchain panel featuring top notch experts  in ICOs, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain technologies. 

Panelists include: 

Gunther Sonnendfeld: “Beyond Crypto & The ICO”

Kyle Forkey: ” ICO Best Practices”

Garrett Goggin “Crypto’s Reality & The Next Big Trend”

This session will be moderated by Dave Goodboy, Founder of Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association. 
  
RSVP here.   Follow on Twitter: @marketsurfer, @amentum,    

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Power of a Brand Story | Alicia Couri
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Your Brand Story – A Powerful Tool to Attract More Clients. Many business owners do not understand the power of a brand story and how it creates various touch points for your ideal client/customer that draws them in. We will break down the key elements you need to craft your powerful and impactful brand story, so you are not a dry water cracker.

Follow on Twitter: @aliciacouri
Follow on Instagram : @aliciacouribeautystyle

Sep
13
Thu
Office Hours: Accelerating Social Impact with Radical Partners I Radical Partners @ The Venture Café Gathering (Great Bear Room)
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Radical Partners is a social impact accelerator. We identify issues that matter most to the future of our city and 1) accelerate the work of change-makers tackling those issues head-on; 2) mobilize innovators, investors, and leaders with the community at large to collectively generate solutions together.

We are committed to meaningfully impacting South Florida by supporting the growth and impact of nonprofit and for-profit social impact ventures. Over the course of the last 4 years we have helped scale and launch over 50 such ventures. 

On a rotating basis, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, Alia Mahmoud, Sarah Emmons and Joan Godoy from the Radical Partners team will be offering office hours every Thursdayfrom 4-5pm at Venture Cafe Miami. 

We are providing these office hours to support leaders and social impact organizations who have questions in the following areas: strategic planning, fundraising, pitch practice, project planning and time management. 

Please reserve your session in advance, using the link below. Make the most of your time by coming prepared with a few questions. 

Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

Wyncode Pitch Day XXVII | Wyncode Academy
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

After an intense 10 weeks of Full Time Web Development Bootcamp, these Wyncoders have poured their lives into their work, harnessing new skills and becoming web developers in the process. You will witness our new soon to be Wyncode alumni present their skills through their final projects.

Follow on Twitter: @wyncode Follow on Instagram : @wyncode

Sep
20
Thu
Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

Culture Beats Strategy | Philanthropy Miami
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Experts now say that culture of your organization is the number one way to guarantee success. What is culture? Have you defined and articulated it in your organization? We will spend time discussing these questions and then work on either creating or validating your core values of your organization. Gil Bonwitt, a certified Gazelles Social Sector coach and successful entrepreneur, will facilitate conversations around these subjects.
 
This session is part of PhilanthropyMiami’s Innovators Series @ Venture Cafe Miami. Targeted to change-makers and nonprofits, these sessions provide best practices and next-level strategies from experts in the field.   

RSVP here.   

Follow on Twitter: @philanthropymia   
Follow on Instagram : @philanthropymiami

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

Sep
27
Thu
Office Hours: Accelerating Social Impact with Radical Partners I Radical Partners @ The Venture Café Gathering (Great Bear Room)
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Radical Partners is a social impact accelerator. We identify issues that matter most to the future of our city and 1) accelerate the work of change-makers tackling those issues head-on; 2) mobilize innovators, investors, and leaders with the community at large to collectively generate solutions together.

We are committed to meaningfully impacting South Florida by supporting the growth and impact of nonprofit and for-profit social impact ventures. Over the course of the last 4 years we have helped scale and launch over 50 such ventures. 

On a rotating basis, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, Alia Mahmoud, Sarah Emmons and Joan Godoy from the Radical Partners team will be offering office hours every Thursdayfrom 4-5pm at Venture Cafe Miami. 

We are providing these office hours to support leaders and social impact organizations who have questions in the following areas: strategic planning, fundraising, pitch practice, project planning and time management. 

Please reserve your session in advance, using the link below. Make the most of your time by coming prepared with a few questions. 

Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.

Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience I VCM Ambassadors @ The Venture Cafe Gathering (Altamira Room)
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

We have seen and talked to many first-timers that were told to come to the Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering but seem lost, overwhelmed or just unsure who to talk to and where to start. This session is for those attending a Thursday Gathering for the first, second or third times, to gather to:
(1) hear about the resources, opportunities and programming offered;
(2) have someone ask them about what they are looking to get by attending; and
(3) potential connect them to the right person or, at least, place them on the right path.

Follow on Twitter: @venturecafeMIA

Follow on Instagram : @vencafmiami

Advocate Training and Applying for Social Security Disability Income 101 | Catalyst Miami
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This workshop is a part of the Enable Project. It will provide training to non-profits and social justice organizations and their staff to create channels for inclusion of people with disabilities’ unique perspectives (e.g., affordable housing, democracy/voting rights, criminal justice, healthcare access and climate justice) in their organizations and movements. Many community based organizations in Miami have members or clients who are disabled or family who are disabled. They all face a crisis in representation around their disability. And few if any, take on disability advocacy as a core organizing issues

The Enable! Project will partner with community based organization to both refer and be more inclusive of the leadership and voice of disabled workers. The primary community partners in the project are Catalyst Miami and New Florida Majority(NewFM) RSVP here. Follow on Twitter: Catalyst Miami Follow on Instagram : Catalyst Miami

Conversations for Growth: Get Your Numbers Ready for Investors | Platform Miami
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Conquer the numbers to attract funding & master the metrics that matter to investors

Getting your numbers, KPI’s and financials in order can be one of the most intimidating tasks for entrepreneurs, which is no surprise it’s also the key defining factor when it comes to an investor actually putting down capital. What this means as an entrepreneur is that if you are serious about raising capital, you’ll need to conquer the numbers!

Our goal is to empower you to talk the investor number driven language that lands funding!   

RSVP here.   

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Oct
4
Thu
Venture Cafe Miami Thursday Gathering
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venture Café Miami enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for entrepreneurial individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships. The Venture Café Gathering welcomes the innovation community every Thursday from 4:00 – 9:00pm to gather at 1951 NW 7th Ave. to connect with other innovators and share ideas.