Honolulu Startup Digest – January 19, 2015 Edition

January 19, 2015

How about this vog.. The year is off to a great start, the community has a ton of upcoming events. If you haven’t registered for HVCA “2015 Legislative Agenda for the Innovation Economy” January Luncheon get to it!! This is a crucial luncheon and will help you understand the programs and initiatives that affect the future of the innovation economy in Hawaii.

In other news, Congrats to Hawaii Energy Accelerator’s Spider9 and Stem read more.
Check out the calendar for future events.

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WED21

Meet with a Corporate Attorney from Business Law Corps FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE (FREE)

January 21st 11:00am

As a community service, HTDC in partnership with the Business Law Corps will offer FREE business law information to all small businesses.The attorneys are experienced corporate lawyers, and can help you with: questions related to choice of entity, governance, for-profit corporations, LLCs and partnerships.

Sign up for a 30 min session by emailing appointments@htdc.org

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

THU22

HVCA January Luncheon – 2015 Legislative Agenda for the Innovation Economy ($30)

January 22nd 11:30am

Come down and learn what’s on the 2015 legislative agenda. Get a handle on the programs and initiatives that affect the future of the innovation economy in Hawaii.

Panelists:
Karl Fooks — President of the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC)
Robbie Melton — Executive Director & CEO of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)
Sherry Menor-McNamara — President & CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
Ian Kitajima — Director of Oceanit

Also, Burt Lum, Executive Director of Hawaii Open Data will moderate the Innovation Community Discussion. It will be an open community discussion on what the current and future needs are for the innovation community. How can we understand, mobilize and make an impact in helping government support and grow this economy.

The Plaza Club 900 Fort Street, 20th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

THU22

ThinkTech Hawaii January Downtown Forum: HAWAII, THE STATE OF SCIENCE (Registration $30, Students $20, Walk-ins $35)

January 22nd 11:30am

 

The exciting science going on in Hawaii; how it’s 
revealing itself at the Science Fair; and what we can do to make it into an industry.
Opening remarks by Dave Karl of the Center of Microbial Oceanography Research and Education
Neal Atebara – the Hawaii Academy of Science
Peter Crouch/Song Choi – Science and Engineering
Kim Holland – Shark Research
Andrew Howard – Astronomy Research
Matthew Koenig – MRI Research
Cecila Shikuma – AIDS Research

 

YWCA at Laniakea, 1040 Richards Street – Honolulu, HI 96813 | View in Calendar

THU22

Mobile Apps with Meteor and PhoneGap (Free)

January 22nd 4:00pm

Meteor now has built-in PhoneGap integration. This demo will focus on the basics of mobile app coding with Meteor and various HTML/CSS/JS mobile UI libraries.This meetup is probably best for:• Experienced HTML/CSS/JS developers
• Beginner Meteor developers

Virtual | View in Calendar

TUE27

Oahu Online Business Meetup: Drinks and Online Business Talk (at Ryan’s Grill) (Free (Just order $5 worth of food and drinks))

January 27th 6:00pm

Share stories, talk about business, and get motivated – this is a very relaxed meetup, and we always have a great time.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 at Ward Centre 1200 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, H | View in Calendar

WED28

Meet with a Corporate Attorney from Business Law Corps FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE (FREE)

January 28th 11:00am

As a community service, HTDC in partnership with the Business Law Corps will offer FREE business law information to all small businesses.The attorneys are experienced corporate lawyers, and can help you with: questions related to choice of entity, governance, for-profit corporations, LLCs and partnerships.

Sign up for a 30 min session by emailing appointments@htdc.org

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

WED28

Wetware Wednesday – Find your AT&T Mobile Hackathon Team! (Free)

January 28th 6:00pm

Join HTDC as AT&T and the University of Hawaii Department of Information and Computer Sciences launch the 2015 AT&T Mobile Hackathon, coming up on February 13-14th! The Hackathon is a 24-hour mad dash to build the next amazing mobile app and #WetWareWed is a great place to find team members and start brainstorming ideas.
You’ll also hear from ICS Professor, Scott Robertson. Prof. Robertson has been working on a nearly $1M grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how social media and information influence our decision making.

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hemenway Courtyard – outside Manoa Gardens 2445 Campus Road Honolulu, HI 96822 | View in Calendar


Meet with a Corporate Attorney from Business Law Corps FREE LEGAL GUIDANCE (FREE)

February 4th 11:00am

Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822

AT&T/UH/Blue Startups Mobile Hackathon (Free)

February 13th 6:00pm

Sullivan Center @ IOLANI School – 563 Kamoku St Honolulu, HI 96826

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