The number of startups in Hawaii has increased from 18 in 2013 to 145 in 2016 and total capital (revenue and funding raised) jumped from $28 million in 2013 to over $252 million in 2016,...
Hawaiian Telcom Honored by World’s Largest Technical Professionals Organization for Commitment to Rural Broadband Deployment
"It’s a testament to the vitality and growth of our entrepreneurial ecosystem that the HVCA Awards Gala is in its 20th year. We are seeing bigger deals and the enduring success of our local companies.”
"The wireless spectrum is another tool we can leverage to deliver our world-class broadband service to more local residents and businesses in certain areas of our state where it’s not feasible to build out fiber infrastructure."
More than 300 viewers tuned into the live stream broadcast of the final event. Three teams that used their digital prowess to win over the judges’ hearts for a share of more than $60,000 in prizes.
"We are excited to take our learnings from our first cohort and build on those successes to create more meaningful experiences and greater community impact for our second cohort."