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East Meets West Second Day Delivers Info Packed Panel Talks

East Meets West Second Day Delivers Info Packed Panel Talks

By Jeff Hawe, Hawaii Business Posted on February 5, 2018   Day two of the East Meets West Conference was held appropriately at the East-West Center in Manoa, Friday, Feb. 2. Governor David Ige began by addressing the audience, emphasizing Hawaii’s commitment to nurturing startups and entrepreneurs. Approximately 25% of the audience were visitors from tech […]
The Aina Acknowledges East Meets West 2018 Summit Day

The Aina Acknowledges East Meets West 2018 Summit Day

By Daniel Ikaika Ito, Hawaii Business Posted on February 2, 2018 Hawaiians believe that when it rains on an event day that is the aina (that which feeds us) acknowledging your presence, and the land made attendees of the East West Conference 2018 Summit feel recognized. Venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, techies and local business people were […]
My 48 hours inside Hawaii’s ‘startup paradise’

My 48 hours inside Hawaii’s ‘startup paradise’

By Kylee McIntyre, Tech in Asia Posted January 26, 2017   I take my coffee on the beach. It’s the serenest morning I can remember. I sit on a lounge chair in front of a manmade lagoon and watch pairs of people slide across the water in paddleboats. Beyond, past sand that sparkles in the […]
Chenoa Farnsworth: Blue Startups partner hopes to grow Hawaii’s entrepreneurial sector

Chenoa Farnsworth: Blue Startups partner hopes to grow Hawaii’s entrepreneurial sector

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Chenoa Farnsworth: Blue Startups partner hopes to grow Hawaii’s entrepreneurial sector” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] By Maureen O’Connell [email protected] Posted December 30, 2016   Three years ago, when the state-run HI Growth Initiative — created to attract private investment to Hawaii’s innovation sector — began to take shape, so did […]
10 Questions with Cohort 8 – RoxyCar

10 Questions with Cohort 8 – RoxyCar

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Blue Startups welcomed Cohort 8 in late October and we want you to get to know them better as they reach the half-way point in the program readying for their demo day at East Meets West 2017 in January and in San Francisco the first […]
10 Questions with Cohort 8 – Draft Fantasy Football

10 Questions with Cohort 8 – Draft Fantasy Football

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Blue Startups welcomed Cohort 8 in late October and we want you to get to know them better as they reach the half-way point in the program readying for their demo day at East Meets West 2017 in January and in San Francisco the first […]
Travel Ideas for Coming to Hawaii for EMW17

Travel Ideas for Coming to Hawaii for EMW17

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] As we approach East Meets West 2017 in January we thought we’d put together this handy travel guide for attendees coming from Asia and the US. FLIGHTS The event is January 19-20 but we suggest coming in early on January 18 and staying for the […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Spencer Yang

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Spencer Yang

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 1. 3 sentences about yourself that you wouldn’t post on LinkedIn? – I’m probably taller than you at 6 foot 4″; And yes you can’t tell over video call 🙂 – I have an irrational fear of eating mushrooms, from watching cartoons with poisonous mushrooms […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Sean Flaherty

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Sean Flaherty

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 1. 3 sentences about yourself that you wouldn’t post on LinkedIn? 1. I love craft cocktails and probably drink too much. 2. I am an experience junkie. I love to travel with my family off the beaten path. 3. I am a bit of a […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Christine Tsai

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Christine Tsai

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 1. 3 sentences about yourself that you wouldn’t post on LinkedIn? (1) I am the self-appointed lead of #tacobellgroupies in the 500 Startups team Slack. ​(2) I am a huge fan of Sarah Cooper and published a blog post inspired by her, which got picked […]
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CONNECT WITH THE WORLD IN HAWAII JAN 31 - FEB 1 2019

EAST MEETS WEST 2019