Honolulu Startup Digest – July 7, 2014 Edition

July 07, 2014

Happy July Everyone!

Hope you all had a great time enjoying the fireworks this Independence Day Weekend.

In case you didn’t hear, both 500 Startups and Cooley LLP have released free legal documents for startups so have at ’em!

500 Startups ‘KISS’
Cooley Go

If you find that you need a little more help then that, make sure to sign up for a FREE 30 min consultation with a corporate lawyer from the Business Law Corps.

Recommended Readings:

Post-Money Evaluations: What I’ve learned in two years at USV
My Startup Failed, and This is What it Feels Like…
Investor Updates

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TUE08

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

July 8th 6:00pm

Hang out with fellow online entrepreneurs. It’s very casual.  The social mixers don’t have a presentation or agenda.  Share stories, get motivated, and find ways to work with each other.Popular topics include:
search engine optimization (SEO)
blog monetization
e-mail list building
WordPress
e-commerce

Mocha Java Cafe 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 | View in Calendar

THU10

Going Global Seminar (Free, however, registration is required)

July 10th 1:00pm

Please RSVP by July 3 to mhiraoka@dbedt.hawaii.gov

Have you ever thought of growing your company by exporting overseas? Have you ever tried to trade overseas, but were confused by the regulations, language barriers and different ways of conducting business?If so, you should attend this seminar offering practical training on the do’s and don’ts of exporting your food, fashion and gift products to Japan and other overseas markets. Presented by the Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC), in partnership with the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) on:

No. 1 Capitol District (Home of the Hawaii State Art Museum) 250 South Hotel Street, Multipurpose Room 1st Floor | View in Calendar

THU10

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

July 10th 5:30pm

We have a very informal structure, just come and meet chat and learn!  But there is no reason we can’t think of more structured activities as well.  For instance we can review business plans (no matter how informal), suggest resources, work on next steps, etc.See you every second Thursday at Pinky’s!

Mahalo,
Ken

Pinky’s Pupu Bar & Grill, 970 N Kalaheo Ave, Kailua, HI 96734 | View in Calendar

FRI11

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

July 11th 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

TUE15

HI Impact: Money + Aloha = Impact HUB Honolulu ($62.49)

July 15th 8:30am

The first HI Impact event brought together 150 entrepreneurs, investors, and participants from non-profits, state-agencies, and academia to envision the future of Hawaii’s economy. With 50 Impact Hubs around the world, it would also connect our local economy to a thriving collaborative global network of innovators and investors.  This event will introduce the Impact Hub concept, share the framework of the plan for Impact Hub Honolulu (size, location, time line) and engage all participants in providing thoughts, ideas, needs and recommendations to co-create Hawaii’s first Impact Hub.

University of Hawaii Cancer Center 701 Ilalo St #600 Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

TUE15

Overview of Intellectual Property (IP) Monetization: Turning inventions, know-how, patents, media characters, cultural brands and entertainment figures into revenues. (Free, Email IPTL@hsba.org to register)

July 15th 12:00pm

This IPTL Section lunch talk will focus on licensing and sale as an alternate business model to generate revenues for companies, non-profits and individuals.   Practical differences between patents, copyrights and trademarks will be covered along with recent trends in the IP market and methods to evaluate and profit from IP.

Goodsill conference room, First Hawaiian Tower, 999 Bishop Street, 18th Floor | View in Calendar

WED16

Meet with a Corporate Lawyer from Business Law Corps (Free)

July 16th 11:30am

As a community service, HTDC in partnership with the Business Law Corps will offer free initial legal counseling for your corporate and intellectual property needs every Wednesdayat the Manoa Innovation Center. Services are free and by appointment only for 30 minutes.

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 100 Honolulu, HI 96822 | View in Calendar

FRI18

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

July 18th 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: Drinks and Online Business Talk (Free)

July 22nd 6:00pm

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

Meet with a Corporate Lawyer from Business Law Corps (Free)

July 23rd 11:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 100 Honolulu, HI 96822

Meet with a Corporate Lawyer from Business Law Corps (Free)

July 30th 11:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 100 Honolulu, HI 96822

Equity Crowdfunding Workshop by the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i ($11.49 (Lunch Included))

July 31st 11:30am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Dr #173 Honolulu, HI 96822

Meet with a Corporate Lawyer from Business Law Corps (Free)

August 6th 11:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 100 Honolulu, HI 96822

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

August 6th 7:00pm

The Shack Sports Grill, 1051 Keolu Dr, Kailua, HI 96734

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