Meetups and more connect, develop Miami’s startup community

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RefreshMiami event shared by Alex de Carvalho on Flickr.

It’s been an eventful year in Miami. We’ve had many successful events, from Startup City Miami to the MIA Music Summit and eMerge Americas Techweek, but there’s a lot more ahead. Over the next few weeks, check out these events Knight Foundation is supporting.

May 29: Refresh Miami presents “Startup Fundraising in Miami”: Learn how to raise capital locally from an impressive panel moderated by Carlos Garcia, CEO and founder of Nobox.

June 1: Code for Miami celebrates its first anniversary and the National Day of Civic Hacking with a demo day and party. RSVP for the meetup here

June 2-3: Experiment-athon | Lean Startup Miami: If you’re looking to better target your product or service to potential customers, this two-day workshop will provide the tools to test and refine your idea.

June 3: Tech Cocktail’s Miami Mixer and Startup Showcase is a unique networking event for entrepreneurs, investors and tech enthusiasts.

June 5: Meet Knight Miami: Join our bimonthly breakfast to learn more about our work and provide feedback.

June 7: Hacks and Hackers: First Pan-Latin-American Hack Day. This free all-day event will bring together coders, journalists and designers from nine countries.

June 10: Yahoo! Business and Human Rights Program: User First! Miami invites early-stage entrepreneurs to a day of conversations about privacy, free expression and technology. This event is free.

June 14: MIAMade Maker Saturdays: “Designing Printed Circuit Boards.” A series of workshops led by local makers and educators continues this month. Check the MIAMade Facebook page for details.

June 20: Meet Knight Miami: Join our bimonthly breakfast to learn more about our work and provide feedback.

Also, check out Refresh Miami’s events calendar, which includes more events for rising entrepreneurs.

Matt Haggman is the Miami program director for Knight Foundation.

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