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Sunday, October 25, 2020
Entrepeneurs Sandbox
The opening of the tech focused hub, connecting Hawaii’s business, start up and creative communities marks the first phase of completion of the Kakaako Innovation Block
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.
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Hawaii tech company gets grant to develop a low-cost sensor capable of real human presence detection and occupant monitoring
Members of this new program will be able to use co-working space in Hawaii at Jelly Works' Box Jelly and in Kyoto at engawa KYOTO, Dentsu's co-working space.
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.
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 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.”
The remote work startup, inspired by underemployed miltary spouses, has over 8,000 team members ready for work.