808STARTUP: Goodsie

With so many small, creative, culture-driven retailers in Hawaii, Goodsie is a great tool to help more local entrepreneurs—whether creative- or product-based—get an online store up quickly and with a look and feel that can reflect their brand and style. As Jess put it, “We are passionate about helping the often-struggling small business movement, something that is particularly important to the Hawaiian Islands!” [...]

The Startup as the Incubator

If there’s a moral to this story, it’s that you can’t keep an entrepreneur caged. Sure, there’s a huge hurdle between formulating a great idea and actually taking the plunge to start your own company. But, what separates the employee from the entrepreneur is that burning desire to follow your idea. [...]