Honolulu Startup Digest – June 2, 2014 Edition

June 02, 2014

Aloha HI Startup Enthusiasts,

Be sure to check out the third demo day for #StartupParadise. Companies from Blue Startups and the Energy Excelerator will be there to pitch their companies and show you what they’ve been working on.
It will be held on Friday, June 13 at 3:00pm at the ‘Iolani School.

Register Here

HTDC will also be holding their Wetware Wednesday two days before that on Wednesday, June 11 at the M Nightclub! Time is 6:00 – 8:00 pm. They will have the Energy Excelerator give an info session on their program. You can also find out more about the #StartupParadise Demo Day Event!

Register Here

See you all there!

Recommended Readings

Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends

Raising Funding as a First-Time Founder

Hawaii gives $4.5 to Start Venture Between the State and California

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Hawaii Business Magazine: Lunch and Learn – Small Business Makeover ($16.37)

June 3rd 11:30am

Are you looking to grow, refresh or totally overhaul your small business? Maybe your website is long overdue for an update, you have no idea where to start when it comes to social media, or perhaps you’re drowning in bills and past due invoices. No matter what the case, it’s time to seek help.

In this seminar they’ll discuss strategies to improve your business in the areas of:
Advertising and Public RelationsBusiness DevelopmentFinanceWorkforce Management and HR
Website Development
Social Media Management

YWCA at Laniakea – Fuller Hall 1040 Richards St Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar


Bitcoin Hawaii: Bitcoin and Beer! Bitcoin Hawaii Windward Meetup (Free)

June 4th 7:00pm

Pau Hana with us every 1st Wednesday of the month at The Shack in Kailua for a casual get-together for anyone interested in Bitcoin. We have a solid group of Bitcoiners that are involved on various levels of the crypto-currency movement, and we love to talk about Bitcoin! Bring your questions, concerns, ideas, and enthusiasm. All are welcome!

The Shack Sports Grill, 1051 Keolu Dr, Kailua, HI 96734 | View in Calendar


Hong Kong-China Business Tourism, Technology & Investment Forum – China’s Next Chapter: How to Tap into the New Opportunity ($325 – Full Day, $275 – EF Hawaii Member)

June 6th 8:00am

The Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii (HKBAH) is proud to partner with the Office of Economic Development of City and County of Honolulu, to bring the first Hong Kong-China Business, Tourism, Technology & Investment Forum entitled: China’s Next Chapter: How to Tap into the New Opportunity in Honolulu on Friday, June 6, 2014. While the main program will take place on that date, there will be activities and events happening before and after the forum for the Hawaii participants.

Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815 | View in Calendar


Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

June 6th 6:00pm

Weekly Meeting for Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup

Demo time from 6:00 -6:45 PM

Box Jelly, 307 Kamani St, Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

Oahu Online Business Meetup: Coffee and Online Business Chat (Free)

June 10th 6:00pm

Mocha Java Cafe 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814

Wetware Wednesday with Energy Excelerator (Free)

June 11th 6:00pm

M Nightclub 500 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96813

Windward Entrepreneur’s Meetup: Meet, Chat, Learn (Free)

June 12th 5:30pm

Pinky’s Pupu Bar & Grill, 970 N Kalaheo Ave, Kailua, HI 96734

Startup Paradise Demo Day ($26.62 – Early Bird, $36.87 – General Admission)

June 13th 4:00pm

`Iolani School Seto Hall 563 Kamoku Street, Honolulu, HI 96826

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

June 13th 6:00pm

Box Jelly, 307 Kamani St, Honolulu, HI 96813

Oahu Online Business: Drinks and Online Business Talk (Free)

June 24th 6:00pm

Ryan’s Grill 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814

EF Hawaii Bootstrapping Panel ($37.74 – General Admission, $20 – Student, Free- EF Hawaii Members)

June 26th 6:00pm

Waikiki Yacht Club Dining Room 1599 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, HI 96814

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