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Women Investing in Women — It’s About Time

Women Investing in Women — It’s About Time

By Tiffany Hill, Medium Posted on January 14, 2019  The past two years have been filled with change-making events for women, from the re-ignition of the Me Too movement, which launched the Time’s Up campaign in Hollywood, to the multi-million strong Women’s Marches across the country.   When it comes to meaningful progress in the workforce, […]
Where is Innovation Coming From: The West or the East?

Where is Innovation Coming From: The West or the East?

By Tiffany Hill, Medium Posted on January 11, 2019   When you think of Silicon Valley, oftentimes technology and innovation are the first things that come to mind. In the U.S., the southern San Francisco Bay region has long been considered the hub of disruptive technology and development — along with New York City, Austin and Boston, to […]
Entrepreneurs & Investors Convene at Annual East Meets West Conference

Entrepreneurs & Investors Convene at Annual East Meets West Conference

By Tiffany Hill, Hawaii Business Posted on January 7, 2019   The fifth annual East Meets West event, organized by Blue Startups, is a two-day conference where entrepreneurs and investors convene – indoors and outdoors   Chenoa Farnsworth attends 10 to 15 business and tech conferences across the U.S. and Asia each year. She knows the […]
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 […]
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CONNECT WITH THE WORLD IN HAWAII JAN 31 - FEB 1 2019

EAST MEETS WEST 2019