Honolulu Startup Digest – September 15, 2014 Edition

September 15, 2014

Good morning, Honolulu Startupers!

The East Meets West Digital Lifestyle conference has opened up early registration. Get your tickets while they’re still cheap!

Other than that, hope to see you at all the awesome events we have here in paradise!

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WED17

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

September 17th 11:00am

Reserve Free half-hour sessions with a lawyer fro the Business Law Corps everyWednesday between 11am and 1pm.

Go to http://www.htdc.org/legal availability and to reserve a slot

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

WED17

Honolulu Startup Founder 101 with Sherry Menor-McNamara (FREE)

September 17th 6:30pm

If you are curious about what it is like to run a successful startup, then join us for Startup Founder 101. Hear candid talks by successful entrepreneurs, sharing best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid from those who have done it before. How do you get started on your entrepreneurial journey? How do you find talented people to join your team? What is it really like to build a successful company? For updates:http://fi.co/e/25941/SD

ZenWorx, 685 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI, 96813 | View in Calendar

THU18

HawaiiDotNet Meeting (Free)

September 18th 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

THU18

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

September 18th 5:30pm

Meet, Chat, and learn with entrepreneurs on the Windward side of the island

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

FRI19

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

September 19th 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

TUE23

Oahu Online Business: Drinks and Online Business Talk (Free – Need to buy your own food at Ryan’s)

September 23rd 6:00pm

Running an online business can be lonely and confusing… If you need advice or opinions from experienced entrepreneurs in a casual atmosphere – or if you simply want to spend some time hanging out with people who get it – this meetup is for you.

Ryan’s Grill, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 | View in Calendar

WED24

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

September 24th 11:00am

Reserve Free half-hour sessions with a lawyer fro the Business Law Corps everyWednesday between 11am and 1pm.

Go to http://www.htdc.org/legal availability and to reserve a slot

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

WED24

Honolulu Startup Ideation Bootcamp (FREE)

September 24th 6:30pm

If you have an idea for a startup that could use some refinement, then join us for the Startup Ideation Bootcamp. In just three hours, this intensive workshop will help you improve your idea, come up with new ideas and even recruit potential co-founders. What are the components of a great idea? How do you know if you are working in an attractive market? How do you validate that your idea is great? For updates:http://fi.co/e/25931/SD

ZenWorx, 685 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI, 96813 | View in Calendar

WED24

Wetware Wednesday Oktoberfest sponsored by HICTA and XLR8UH (Free)

September 24th 8:00pm

 

Register at http://htdc.org/wetwarewed/

WetWare Wednesday is teaming up with HICTA to celebrateOktoberfest! Join them to taste what Honolulu Beerworks is brewing for the season. Please note: Bar only serves Beer and Wine!

Also, find out more about XLR8UH! Interested in commercializing University of Hawai‘i IP? If you have a high growth startup idea ranging from the next hottest mobile app to a novel medical device, you should come meet the team.

 

Honolulu Beerworks, 328 Cooke St Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

FRI26

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

September 26th 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

SAT27

RailsBridge Hawaii: Hear me RoR! A Ruby on Rails Workshop for Women (On Website)

September 27th 10:00am

Signup on BridgeTroll: http://www.bridgetroll.org/events/115
Additional volunteer instructors/TAs are always welcome.Course
This is a Ruby on Rails event. The focus will be on developing functional web apps and programming in Ruby. You can find all the curriculum materials at docs.railsbridge.org.Workshop Description
This course is for Women of any level that are interested in learning Ruby on Rails. Men that wish to attend must be the guest of one of the women.

Iolani School Sullivan Center for Innovation and Leadership 563 Kamoku Street, Honolulu, HI | View in Calendar


Public Unity User’s Group beginner demo/training (Free)

September 29th 6:00pm

Not stated

Honolulu Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur with Donavan Kealoha (FREE)

October 1st 6:30pm

ZenWorx, 685 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI, 96813

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

October 1st 7:00pm

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

Hawaii Virtual Reality Meetup: Weekly Meetup (Free)

October 3rd 6:00pm

Box Jelly, 307 Kamani St, Honolulu, HI 96813

Introduction Design Thinking (Free)

October 4th 10:00am

University of Hawaii at Manoa Sakamaki Hall C203

Honolulu New Tech Meetup – Meet the new Blue Startups Teams (TBA)

October 15th 6:00pm

The FIX Sports Lounge and Nightclub 80 S. Pauahi St., Honolulu, HI

East Meets West – Digital Lifestyle Conference (TBA)

November 5th

Hawaii Convention Center, The Modern Honolulu

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