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September 15, 2014 posted by kshin

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…

University of Hawaii Launches Startup Accelerator
Accelerators
September 4, 2014 posted by Jason

University of Hawaii Launches Startup Accelerator

University of Hawaii today launched XLR8UH, a totally new “proof of concept center” that aims to “hasten innovation and entrepreneurial excellence by helping entrepreneurs traverse the startup and commercialization chasm.”…

Startups
August 4, 2014 posted by kshin

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….

Startups
July 21, 2014 posted by kshin

Honolulu Startup Digest – July 21, 2014 Edition

July 21, 2014 The local community calendar is stacked leading up to August. Don’t miss the Mbloom & HSDC Town Hall Meeting on July 24 Recommended Readings: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From…

Mapping the Mbloom Network
Accelerators
July 16, 2014 posted by Jason

Mapping the Mbloom Network

Given the mbloom controversy and the myriad players involved, I thought that it would be interesting to visualize the network and connections. Before I point you to it, I’d like…

Mbloom & HSDC Respond, Yet Questions Remain
Ecosystem
July 14, 2014 posted by Jason

Mbloom & HSDC Respond, Yet Questions Remain

HSDC fails to explain why they would agree to this or why, since it was only the “private investor’s interest,” HSDC would allow their money to be commingled in a deal that was sure to raise questions.

Startups
July 12, 2014 posted by Jason

Mbloom Plot Thickens: Flikdate Being Acquired

Beyond the post written earlier, pointing out the fact that mbloom’s first two investments were in startups run by mbloom’s founders and managing partners, additional information has surfaced related to…