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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 […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Kingsley Edwards

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Kingsley Edwards

[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 took a lot of what I learned in the US military and applied to running the organizations that I am a part of. Most of this contributes to my work ethic and what […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Peter Wilkins

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Peter Wilkins

[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? Played too many videogames. Hugged too many trees. Petted too many cats. 2. What will you be speaking about at East Meets West 2017 and where do you think that conversation will be going […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Henk Rogers

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Henk Rogers

[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 dropped out of High School and University. I got fired from a job delivering pizza supplies. I developed electric ovens for heat treating rubies and sapphires that reached 1,900º C. 2. What will […]
Conference for startups set to include investors

Conference for startups set to include investors

[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”]   (This story originally appeared in the Honolulu Star Advertiser on Dec 19, 2016 (http://www.staradvertiser.com/2016/12/19/business/conference-for-startups-set-to-include-investors/). Written by Kathryn Mykleseth with photo by Dennis Oda.)   Blue Startups, a Honolulu-based startup support program, said it will bring investors managing more than $1 billion to Hawaii in […]
10 Questions with Cohort 8 – RealtyReturns

10 Questions with Cohort 8 – RealtyReturns

[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 […]
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CONNECT WITH THE WORLD IN HAWAII JAN 31 - FEB 1 2019

EAST MEETS WEST 2019