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Sunday, October 25, 2020
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."
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.
"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.”
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.
Hawaii college and high school students and community entrepreneurs are invited to apply. They will need to have an idea or current business problem they would like to foster through the program.
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.
Paubox
Project Orca email campaigns can include Personal Health Information (PHI), which makes the messages more relevant and drives better patient engagement.
House of Mana Up
House of Mana Up will features dozens of local brands that showcase Hawaii’s blend of diverse cultures and its unique sense of place, starting with Mana Up’s portfolio of local products by innovative entrepreneurs.
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.
The remote work startup, inspired by underemployed miltary spouses, has over 8,000 team members ready for work.