Aug. 26 Biofuels meeting The monthly meeting of the Northwest Biodiesel network will focus on "Biodiesel — It's All About the Quality"...

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Aug. 26

Biofuels meeting

The monthly meeting of the Northwest Biodiesel network will focus on “Biodiesel — It’s All About the Quality” with a member of the Washington Department of Agriculture’s Biofuels Standards Team. 7-9 p.m., Seattle Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Free. Information:

Sept. 8

Nano conference

The fifth annual Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference will feature presentations on a range of nanotechnologies. The conference is sponsored by the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute and the Washington Technology Center. Hilton Vancouver in Vancouver, Wash. Registration cost: $240-$275. Information:

Sept. 9

Venture financing

The Washington Technology Industry Association’s Urban Leadership Series will feature a discussion on “Washington Venture Financing — An Inside View.” 7:30-9 a.m., World Trade Center, Suite 410. Cost: $25-$50. Information:

Startup workshop

The Northwest Entrepreneur Network will hold a workshop on “Startup Legal Essentials” covering corporate formation, issuing stock, employment agreements and other issues. 7:30 a.m.-noon, Davis Wright Tremaine offices, 1201 Third Ave., Suite 2200, Seattle. Cost: $65-$115. Information:

Venture clinic

The Alliance of Angels will hold its latest “10-Minute Pitch Clinic” session to help entrepreneurs craft their message to investors and others. 2-4:30 p.m., 1301 Fifth Ave., Suite 2500, Seattle. Cost: $95-$110. Information:

Sept. 12

Venture breakfast

The September breakfast of the Northwest Venture Network will feature Susan Scott, CEO of Fierce Inc., speaking on “Fierce Inc.: The Creation of a Business — One Conversation at a Time.” 7-9 a.m., Bellevue Harbor Club, 777 108th Ave. N.E., Bellevue. Cost: $25-$45. Information:

Sept. 25

Web services

The September event of the Washington Technology Industry Association’s Technology in Focus Series will feature a discussion on “Cashing in on Web Services: The Display Ad Model and Beyond.” 5-8 p.m., Westin Hotel, Bellevue, 600 Bellevue Way N.E. Cost: $50-$90. Information:

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