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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The Purple Prize recognizes that for the past six months, eight teams braved the storms of 2020 and have built social enterprises that will play essential roles in guiding Hawaii towards a season of recovery.
Blue Startups this week announced the eight companies that will be part of Cohort #12, which were selected from nearly 500 applications and several "rigorous rounds of evaluations."
It may take a while for visitors to return to Hawaii, but local product companies can bring Hawaii to them via e-commerce.
Five startup companies have been named to the UH Ventures Accelerator spring 2020 cohort, and four of them are addressing challenges associated with COVID-19.
The remote work startup, inspired by underemployed miltary spouses, has over 8,000 team members ready for work.
One of the world's first accelerator programs devoted to aquaculture with offices in Hawaii, Norway, and Singapore, announced that it has raised $8.4 million for a fund solely dedicated to develop and scale disruptive aquaculture startups.