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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 […]
I’ve been running Meteor at scale for a year now. Here’s what I’ve learned.

I’ve been running Meteor at scale for a year now. Here’s what I’ve learned.

[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 Cohort 8’s Eliezer Steinbock, CEO of Draft Fantasy Football, recently published an article on Free Code Camp in which he writes about his experience dealing with scalability and Meteor, the open-source JavaScript web framework. Read the original article published on Free Code […]
East Meets West in Startup Paradise

East Meets West in Startup Paradise

By Nicole Tam, HawaiiBusiness, December 2016 Asian and Mainland entrepreneurs and investors will experience a different East Meets West startup conference next month – and that’s not just because some business ideas will be pitched in outrigger canoes. Honolulu-based Blue Startups is hosting the third annual conference on Jan. 19 and 20, 2017 at the […]
Top 5 Things I Learned About Raising Money for My Startup

Top 5 Things I Learned About Raising Money for My Startup

[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”] Margot Schmorak is the co-founder of Hostfully, now in Cohort 8 and she is in the middle of intense funding round for her startup. We asked her to share with us here top 5 things she learned while raising her first round of funding. Here […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Henry Lee

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Henry Lee

[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? Wish I could find the next big thing and identify the company which could capitalise on it. Then retire! Wish I had more time for family and friends. Wish I was back at my […]
5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Todd Embley

5 Questions with East Meets West 2017 Speakers – Todd Embley

[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​ am the Leader of one of the most successful alliances on Dominations (Canadian Pride) and I spend an unhealthy amount of time playing the game. ​I’m extremely worried about the future of this […]
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