East Meets West 2019

East Meets West is the startup event of the year in Hawaii – bringing together investors and entrepreneurs from Asia, Hawai`i and North America. EMW’19 features amazing international speakers, hot topic breakout sessions, pitch opportunities, and ample networking in a tropical Startup Paradise.

January 31, 2019 - February 1, 2019 in Sheraton Waikiki

Keynote Speakers
We are bringing the finest industry experts to speak
Hans Tung
Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Kendra Ragatz
Chief Operating Officer, Aspect Ventures
Patrick Lee
Co-Founder, Rotten Tomatoes
Leslie Jump
Founder & CEO, Differentfunds
Stephen Forte
Co-founder & Managing Partner, Fresco Capital
Maya Rogers
President & CEO, Blue Planet Software
Dawn Lippert
CEO, Elemental Excelerator
Meli James
Co-Founder, Mana Up; President, HVCA
Chris Hemmeter
Managing Director, Thayer Ventures
Margot Schmorak
CEO & Co-founder, Hostfully
Steve Petranik
Editor, Hawaii Business Magazine
Paul Ford
Vice President, SendGrid
Tony Blank
Sr. Developer Evangelist, SendGrid
John Frankel
Partner, ff Venture Capital
Wissam Otaky
Partner, Hatcher+
Corey Blake
CEO, MWI
Sascha Schneider
Co-Founder & CEO, PLOTAGRAPH
Troy Plota
Co-Founder & President, PLOTAGRAPH
Ammar Hanafi
Managing Director and General Partner, Moment Ventures

Venture Capital Funds Participating
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East Meets West 2019 Schedule
Coming Soon

Ticket Information

EMW Conference 2019

$

$145 $295

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!
  • Price will increase by $50 every 30 days
Speaking and Sponsorship Opportunities
Be A Speaker
Interested in joining some of the best technology speakers to connect with entrepreneurs and investors from Asia and the US?
Be A Sponsor
Join us as a sponsorship partner and increase your visibility in the startup communities across the Asia-Pacific region and Silicon Valley!
EMW18 Highlights
A look back at last year's event!

ACCOMODATION INFO

Sheraton Waikiki

EMW19's venue and official partner hotel!

The Modern Honolulu

Best boutique hotel in Hawaii

Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra

A Honolulu landmark hotel

Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (Techcrunch) focused on helping scalable technology companies compete on a global scale. With deep domain expertise in international travel technology and an extensive network in Asia, Blue Startups is fast becoming a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in Hawai‘i, and between Asia and Continental U.S.  Blue Startups was founded by Henk Rogers, founder of the Tetris Company and Chenoa Farnsworth of Hawaii Angels in 2012 and has been a full member of the Global Accelerator Network since 2013. Blue Startups is funded by the State of Hawaii, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, and private investors.

www.bluestartups.com

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

EAST MEETS WEST 2019