Events

Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) is excited to announce ShellHacks 2020, Florida’s Largest Hackathon, taking place from September 11th – 13th at Florida International University! On its fourth year, ShellHacks will bring 1,000 students from around the world to learn about the latest technologies, build innovative projects, and network with top companies!

👨‍💻 Are you a university student or recent grad? You can pre-register for ShellHacks today by going to http://shellhacks.net!

🙋‍♀️ Are you an employer looking to recruit talented and diverse tech students? Reach out to us at and learn how you can get involved!

Mobilizing Miami for Social Impact

This Hackathon is powered by Wyncode and supported by Ford, Ultimate Software and GE.

Over 100 elite developers will be tasked to use mobility to create a unique and innovative solution for a local non-profit (TBA) to better connect our community.

The winning team will be awarded $10,000 cash in prize money. Furthermore, the designated non-profit willl be awarded cash to be used to purchase a Ford vehicle in order to implement the solution created at the Hackathon.

*Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks will be served along with swag for all!

What is the eMerge Americas Hackathon in partnership with Wyncode?

The eMerge Americas Hackathon in partnership with Wyncode is the official hackathon of the eMerge Americas Conference. Teams will have 12 hours to build their project and present their demos to a panel of judges to compete for thousands in prizes. This Hackathon is supported by the amazing teams of Ford, Ultimate Software and GE.

What is eMerge Americas?

eMerge Americas is the premier technology event connecting the Americas held annually at the Miami Beach Convention Center. By connecting global industry leaders and investors with America’s top business executives, technology decision-makers, and entrepreneurs, eMerge Americas is transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas. In 2019, eMerge Americas attracted more than 16,000 attendees and 4000 participating companies from more than 40 countries. eMerge Americas serves as a catalyst in order to propel innovation and investment in South Florida and Latin America. To learn more about eMerge Americas click here.

What is Wyncode?

Wyncode Academy is the premier accelerated learning destination in South Florida. Wyncode currently offers in-person courses for Full Stack Web DevelopmentUser Experience & User Interface (UX/UI) DesignFront End Web Development, and Digital Marketing in Wynwood, Miami, Florida. Wyncode also has the ability to create custom cohorts and corporate training programs in addition to our newest venture Wyntalent, a consulting service for mid and senior-level dev talent. Wyncode is proud to be licensed by the Florida Department of Education, for more information visit their website.

Who can register?

We strongly encourage company team registrations as we compete to see who is the best tech team in South Florida! Free Agent Product Designers will be able to join company teams as well, instructions on how to do so below.

How can I register?

Each team must register their team members with the name of every participant before the registration deadline of March 23rd.

Groups of a minimum of two (2) employees and up to five (5) current employees of a single company can form a team for the hackathon.

All group members must use their company emails in order to register for a Company Team.

Free Agent Product Designers

Great digital product creation involves great end-to-end design which means both software development and product design. Since this is a technical hackathon in which teams are judged on software development, we are happy to facilitate putting product design on development teams.

As a free agent product designer, signup on Eventbrite as a Free Agent and we will contact you when we have added you to a team. Please confirm your spot on the team within 24 hours.

Although prompted, you do not need to use your company information or email to register as a Free Agent.

Please keep in mind that hackathon registration closes on March 23rd at 9pm EST.

What should I bring on Hackathon day?

Your laptop, charger, and any other electronics you may need for the actual hacking part of the hackathon.

Will there be prizes?

Yes and swag for all!

$10,000 Cash Prize to the winning team and a Ford vehicle to a soon to be named non-profit which will help #MobilizeMiami

Join us for the 6th Annual Miami Bitcoin Hackathon 2020 January 17th, 18th, 19th during Miami Blockchain Week!

24 Hours of Bitcoin applications. https://miamibitcoinhackathon.com/

Event Venue: Miami Blockchain Center – 21 Southeast 1st Avenue Third Floor, Miami, FL 33131

Friday night (Jan 17th) 6pm-9pm Bitdevs workshop & Social Mixer with free beer and food

Saturday night (Jan 18th) 7am – Breakfast & Hacking Begins at 9:30pm.

Sunday @ 11am – Judging begins.

 

 

 

Inviting all startups, small businesses, entrepreneurs, founders, developers, innovators, designers, students, mentors, investors, speakers, instructors, community leaders to join us for Global Entrepreneurship Week South Florida presented by Office Depot.

Global Entrepreneurship Week South Florida celebrates entrepreneurship throughout South Florida this November 18th to 23rd and features entrepreneurial talent, innovation, expertise while building and strengthening local connections.

Featured Speaker Guy Kawasaki


Reasons to attend:

  • Learn from experienced mentors, qualified professionals, and successful peers.
  • Meet fellow entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors etc. to celebrate entrepreneurship.
  • Discover and support the amazing array of local venues, spaces and resources provided throughout the community.
  • Be counted as an active member of the growing South Florida entrepreneurial ecosystem by sharing and learning from one another.

Featuring:

  • 9 tracks:
  1. Food & Beverage
    https://gewsouthfloridafood.eventbrite.com
  2. Tech & Startups
    https://gewsouthfloridatech.eventbrite.com
  3. Small Business
    https://gewsouthfloridabusiness.eventbrite.com
  4. Public Sector & Policies
    https://gewsouthfloridapublic.eventbrite.com
  5. Socials & Networking
    https://gewsouthfloridasocials.eventbrite.com
  6. Female Entrepreneurs
    https://gewsouthfloridafemale.eventbrite.com
  7. Personal Development
    https://gewsouthfloridapersonal.eventbrite.com
  8. Innovation & Creativity
    https://gewsouthfloridainnovation.eventbrite.com
  9. Thought Leaders
    https://gewsouthfloridalivestream.eventbrite.com
  • 40+ events including educational tracks, programs, networking sessions, opening and closing ceremonies.
  • Events held in a city near you.

About Global Entrepreneurship Week South Florida.

Global Entrepreneurship Week South Florida endeavors to educate aspiring and established entrepreneurs on best practices, to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to share successes and hurdles and to facilitate access to the dynamic network of resources within the South Florida entrepreneurial ecosystem. Global Entrepreneurship Week South Florida provides access to professional resources, mentorship and specialized live events in order to spur small business growth and accelerate business success.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of innovators who dream big.

Each November, GEW reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds through local, national and global events and activities. From large-scale startup competitions and workshops to small, community discussions – GEW reaches new audiences and connects participants to a network that can help them take the next step, no matter where they are on their entrepreneurial journey.
During the week of November 18th to the 24th, thousands of events and competitions in 170 countries will inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, the initiative is supported by dozens of world leaders and a network of more than 15,000 partner organizations.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

Venture CafĂ© Miami’s #ThursdayGathering is the largest weekly gathering welcoming the innovation community in South Florida, convening over 40,000 people, collaborating with over 1,100 partners, and hosting over 1,500 free educational breakout sessions in just three years. We connect innovators to make things happen — every Thursday from 4:00 to 9:00pm. We are located at 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, located in the Converge Miami building in Overtown. The #ThursdayGathering is always free and always open to the public — no need to RSVP, just come as you are! Entry, parking, beer, and wine* are complimentary to all.

Venture CafĂ© Miami is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to building a more diverse, accessible, inclusive and connected innovation community. Uniquely positioned as an ecosystem builder, VCM designs high impact programming, partnerships, and initiatives that connect innovators with each other, as well as access opportunities to accelerate their growth and increase entrepreneur-led economic impact in the region. 

Check out the weekly line up at www.venturecafemiami.org/calendar-2.

*We I.D.! Must be 21+ with proper government-issued identification to drink.

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