Honolulu Startup Digest – August 18, 2014 Edition

August 18, 2014

Just because summer is ending doesn’t mean the fun is. Check out all the up coming events.
Recommended readings:

Investors Will Show Love to Entrepreneurs Who Do Their Homeworkhttp://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236446

The Right (And Wrong) Way to Do PR for Your Startup | Women 2.0 http://po.st/dXse3L

8 Advanced Webmaster Tools You Should Be Using for Better SEOhttp://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236366

Honolulu StartupDigest is curated by:
Kevin Shin Kevin Shin – Engineering Student, UH Manoa

Contact Kevin Shin at kevin.shin@startupdigestmail.com

William Doom William Doom – Entrepreneur and Startup Enthusiast

Contact William Doom at william.doom@startupdigestmail.com

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TUE19

HICTA Luncheon Event ($25 – HICTA Members, $35 – Pre-registered nonmembers, $40 nonmembers)

August 19th 11:30am

Join the Hawaii Information Communications and Technology Association’s (HICTA) August 19th luncheon program to hear from University of Hawaii (UH) President David Lassner in one of his first public forums since his official appointment on July 1st.

Before his appointment, Lassner was the university’s first Vice President – Information Technology and Chief Information Officer and led a team that supports academic and administrative computing, learning technologies, voice, data and video telecommunications, and campus-wide technology support of the UH System’s 10 campuses and five education centers on six islands.

The Pacific Club 1451 Queen Emma Street | View in Calendar

WED20

Social Media and the Law ($15)

August 20th 10:00am

Hosted by HTDC.

Social media is here, so is the law! What are the laws that apply to social media usage?Learn to protect your business and yourself and spot legal issues that arise when using social media.

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Dr Suite 173, Presentation Room Honolulu, HI 96822 |View in Calendar

WED20

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

August 20th 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

WED20

OUDL Meetup – An Intro to Swift (Free)

August 20th 6:00pm

The OUDL meetup group presents to you an intro to Swift, by long time OUDL presenter, Yoshi Sugawara (@y0sh1).You may remember Yoshi from his UIKit Dynamics presentation a little while back. Well now he’s volunteered to give us a primer on the new Swift language that everyone’s been talking about.

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

THU21

HawaiiDotNet Meeting (Free)

August 21st 8:00am

The HawaiiDotNet users group is a monthly meeting at the Microsoft Store located at Ala Moana Center. This is an informal event, discussion topics are open and suggestions are welcome to leader@hawaiidotnet.onmicrosoft.com. Past topics have ranged from general interest questions about Office 365, Windows Azure, website and app development to technical discussions on best practices for cloud migrations. We look forward to having you join us!

Microsoft Store 1450 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, HI 96814 | View in Calendar

FRI22

Digital Strategies for Business Growth ($40)

August 22nd 6:45am

How to determine the right digital strategy and social media platforms for your businessWho should own your company’s digital strategy and its implementationHow to measure results from a digital strategyHow to use social media to talk to-and listen to-your customersSEM/SEO-understanding the difference and making the most of eachAvoiding legal issuesDigital and Internet marketing trends

Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, 20th Floor | View in Calendar

FRI22

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

August 22nd 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

FRI22

Psychology for User Experience with David Hogue (Free)

August 22nd 7:00pm

It has become common for us to complain about a design by saying it has “bad UX”, but what does that really mean? If we dislike the graphics, colors, icons, or typography we identify the design weaknesses, and we will call out grammar and spelling errors and poor content, but “bad UX” oftens means we are vaguely dissatisfied with how something works or makes us feel.

University of Hawaii Krauss Hall 12, 2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822 | View in Calendar

SAT23

The Fall 2014 Small Business Fair (Free)

August 23rd 8:00am

Attend up to 3 free classes (registration required) on a wide range of practical business topics, from marketing, to finance, to business planning. Visit the exhibition area and speak with representatives from the US Small Business Adminsitration (SBA), Honolulu Community College, IRS, Business Action Center, DBEDT, Bank of Hawaii, Ewa Beach CBDO, SCORE, State Department of Transportation, OHA, Pacific Gateway Center, Banks, Argosy University, and the Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC), among many more.

Honolulu Community College 874 Dillingham Blvd Honolulu, HI 96817 | View in Calendar

TUE26

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

August 26th 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.

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

WED27

C-Suite Series: CIO & CMO ($16.37)

August 27th 7:15am

Digital Opportunities Are There, But Will CIOs and CMOs Work Together to Seize Them?

Technology, data and analytics are calling CIOs and CMOs to work more closely than ever before. Technology has become so intertwined in marketing that by 2017 Gartner (a leading information technology research firm) predicts CMOs will spend more money on information technology and analytics than CIOs.

Harbor View Center (above Nicos Pier 38) 1129 N. Nimitz Hwy Honolulu, HI 96817 | View in Calendar

WED27

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

August 27th 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

WED27

Wetware Wednesday 3-year Anniversary (Free)

August 27th 6:00pm

TBA

TBA | View in Calendar

FRI29

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

August 29th 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

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