Honolulu Startup Digest – August 4, 2014 Edition

August 04, 2014

Goood Morning!

The summer is slowly coming to an end so hopefully you’ve all made progress towards your goals!

Blue Startups is taking applications for cohort #4 until August 16. You still have a good chunk of time so now’s the time to apply!

Recommended Reads:
Changes in the VC Industry

Civil Bytes: Concerns Remain About the Future of Hawaii’s Tech Industry

There’s Only a Few Ways to Scale User Growth, and Here’s the List

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WED06

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

August 6th 11:00am

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 min.

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

WED06

Think Big Entrepreneur Event (Free)

August 6th 5:00pm

Start small. Think big. Take your business to the next level.Now is your chance to help bring your business dreams to life. The University of Phoenix Entrepreneur Event will offer real advice for entrepreneurs. Real Advice for Entrepreneurs

Gain an overview the essential things you need to know BEFORE you start your business and life journey as an Entrepreneur.

Hawaii Campus 745 Fort Street Room 101/102 Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

WED06

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

August 6th 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

FRI08

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

August 8th 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

TUE12

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

August 12th 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

TUE12

Luck We Code Hawaii Meetup Group: So you wanna Code? HTML Edition ($20)

August 12th 6:00pm

TL;DR: This session is best suited for those with little background in coding looking to get a start, business owners interested in learning how to work within a CMS, curious minds, or people that like watching nerds talk about code.

Location only available to meetup group members | View in Calendar

WED13

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

August 13th 11:00am

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 min.

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

THU14

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

August 14th 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.”

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

FRI15

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

August 15th 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


The Fall 2014 Small Business Fair (Free)

August 18th 8:00am

Honolulu Community College 874 Dillingham Blvd Honolulu, HI 96817

Social Media and the Law ($15)

August 20th 10:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Dr Suite 173, Presentation Room Honolulu, HI 96822

Wetware Wednesday 3-year Anniversary (Free)

August 27th 6:00pm

TBA

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