It’s the kick-off of the Mid-Maryland Data Science Meetup on Tuesday night at JHU’s Applied Physics Laboratory, where data-lovers will gather to talk about what data analysis can mean for business in the 21st century. Also on Tuesday is another meeting of the Baltimore Lean Startup group, where attendees will learn how to use LinkedIn to find customers. Another Baltimore TechBreakfast takes place Wednesday morning. And on Wednesday night, head to Loyola University Maryland for another Startup Grind, this time with Vince Talbert of PayPal.
Mid-Maryland Data Science Meetup: The inaugural meeting of the Mid-Maryland Data Science group convenes at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel. Group organizers will share their vision for the group as well as the results of a data science survey. Afterward: happy hour at Looney’s Pub in Fulton. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, Prince George’s County. RSVP. FREE.
Baltimore Lean Startup Meetup: How can you use LinkedIn to find customers for your business? That’s the topic of Tuesday’s meeting of the Baltimore Lean Startup group. Colleen McKenna, principal at Intero Advisory, hosts this meeting on finding customers through LinkedIn and improving your personal LinkedIn profile. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m. TowsonGlobal Incubator, 7801 York Rd., Suite 342, Towson, Baltimore County. RSVP. FREE.
Baltimore TechBreakfast: Five startups head to DLA Piper for another Baltimore TechBreakfast. Among the presenters are online college-course provider StraighterLine and Project Gado, the robot that digitizes archival photographs in half the time. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8 a.m. DLA Piper, 6225 Smith Ave., Mt. Washington, Baltimore city. RSVP. FREE.
Startup Grind: The third installment of Startup Grind features Vince Talbert, co-founder of BillMeLater and the VP of merchant marketing at PayPal. Come early for pizza and networking. The chat with Talbert begins at 7. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6 p.m. Andrew White Student Center at Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles St., Loyola/Notre Dame, Baltimore city. RSVP. $20.-30-