Episode 686: Blue Startups Cohort 13 Demo Day with Celitech & Hokali – Oct 20, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Chenoa Farnsworth, Al Fares, Tomas Bisi

Today we are pleased to be joined by Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups along with Al Fares of Celitech and Tomas Bisi of Hokali, to talk about cohort 13, startup life and the upcoming Demo Day on Nov 5, 2021.

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Episode 686: Blue Startups Cohort 13 Demo Day with Celitech & Hokali – Oct 20, 2021

Episode 685: Builders VC, Travel2Change & Elemental Excelerator – Oct 13, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Bree Duros, Mondy Jamshidi-Kent, Tiffany Huynh

First up, we have Bree Duros from Builders VC, here to tell us about an upcoming series called Pau Hana in the Park.

Next, we have Mondy Jamshidi joins us to tell us about a Native Hawaiian Hospitality Impact Studio partnership with Travel2Change. Apply to Kaiāulu Hoʻokipa here.

Then, we are joined by Tiffany Huynh from Elemental Excelerator, who’s here to talk about the EEx Cohort X, the Policy Lab and the Earthshot Venture. To keep up with what is going on at EEx sign up for their newsletter.

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Episode 685: Builders VC, Travel2Change & Elemental Excelerator – Oct 13, 2021

Episode 684: Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Oct 6, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Christine Sakuda, Keif Negron, Doug Murdock

On this special membership campaign edition, we have Doug Murdock, CIO for the State of Hawaii, Christine Sakuda from Transform Hawaii Government and Keir Negron from Microsoft here to talk about the upcoming 6th Hawaii Annual Code Challenge.

During our live broadcast, the phone lines are reserved for your show of support. We are looking for new members so if you enjoy our weekly tech talks, we hope you’ll consider supporting the great, original, local programming here on Hawaii Public Radio.

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Episode 684: Hawaii Annual Code Challenge – Oct 6, 2021

Episode 683: Digital Inclusion Week 2021 – Sept 29, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sen. Bennette Misalucha, Kaʻala Souza, Laura Arcibal

During this special membership campaign edition, we have Senator Bennette Misalucha, Laura Arcibal from the Dept of Health and Kaala Souza, lead on the Workforce Resilience Initiative, here to talk about digital equity, Digital Readiness Hawaii and the upcoming Digital Inclusion Week.

During our live broadcast, the phone lines are reserved for your show of support. We are looking for new members so if you enjoy our weekly tech talks, we hope you’ll consider supporting the great, original, local programming here on Hawaii Public Radio.

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Episode 683: Digital Inclusion Week 2021 – Sept 29, 2021

Episode 682: Island Innovation Demo Day + Smart Health Card – Sept 22, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Takaho Iwasaki, Doug Murdock, Paul Meyer

First up, we have Takaho Iwasaki from Island Innovation, here to tell us about an upcoming Island Innovation Demo Day 2021. The application period for startups interested in pitching is now open.

Then, we are joined by Doug Murdock, State of Hawaii, Chief Information Officer and Paul Meyer, CEO of The Commons Project, who are here to talk about the Common Trust Network, Common Pass and the new SMART Health Card.

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Episode 682: Island Innovation Demo Day + Smart Health Card – Sept 22, 202

Episode 681: ISC2 Meetup + Volta IPO – Sept 15, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Lito Alvarez, Chris Wendel, Chenoa Farnsworth, Rob Robinson

First up, we have Lito Alvarez from the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or ISC 2, here to tell us about an upcoming virtual event called: “Cyber Overview, BECs, & Ransomware” and discussions into a FBI cyber investigation with Katie Kiefer of the FBI.

Then, we are joined by Chris Wendel – Co-Founder and President of Volta, Rob Robinson from Hawaii Angels and Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups, who are here to talk about the recent listing of electric charging company Volta and their recent IPO listing on the New York Stock Exchange as VLTA.

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Episode 681: ISC2 Meetup + Volta IPO – Sept 15, 2021

Episode 680: HVCA Beyond Tourism + Ê»Iolani School’s ʻĀina Informatics – Sept 8, 2021

Photo (l:r) Meli James, Eric ʻIwakeliʻi Tong, Joanna Kobayashi

First up, we have Meli James from the Mana Up and HVCA here to tell us about an upcoming virtual event called: Beyond Tourism – Transforming Hawai’iÊ»s Economy Through Investment.

Then, we are joined by Joanna Kobayashi and Eric Tong from ʻIolani High School, who are here to talk about their recent Governorʻs Emergency Education Relief (GEER) award for ʻĀina Informatics, genomics and building a community of practice.

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Episode 680: HVCA Beyond Tourism + Ê»Iolani School’s ʻĀina Informatics – Sept 8, 2021

Episode 679: XLR8HI preX + Blue Startups Cohort 13 – Sept 1, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Omar Sultan, Chenoa Farnsworth, Ed Lallier, Candice Dietz

First up, we have Omar Sultan from the Sultan Ventures here to tell us about the XLR8HI preX program to scale your business and become investment ready. Information session on Thursday, Sept 2, 2021. Sign up here.

Then, we are joined by Chenoa Farnsworth from Blue Startups, Ed Lallier of Vanta Leagues and Candice Dietz of Givespace, who are here to talk about the Blue Startups Cohort #13, startup acceleration and diversifying the economy.

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Episode 679: XLR8HI preX + Blue Startups Cohort 13 – Sept 1, 2021

Episode 678: Ê»Auamo Collaborative + GEER Projects – Aug 25, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Brad Kaleo Bennett, Darrel Galera, Kalima Kinney, Amber Imai-Hong

First up, we have Brad Kaleo Bennett from the ʻAuamo Collaborative here to tell us about the Rural Broadband Mapping Initiative. Help map broadband in Hawaii. Sign up and take the survey.

Then, we are joined by Darrel Galera from Hawaii Center for Instructional Leadership, Kalima Kinney from Volcano School of Arts and Science and Amber Imai-Hong from the Hawaii Space Flight Lab, who are here to talk about the Governorʻs Emergency Education Relief Fund program.

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Episode 678: Ê»Auamo Collaborative + GEER Projects – Aug 25, 2021

Episode 677: Paubox + VR and the Metaverse – Aug 18, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Hoala Greevy, Patrick Karjala, Jesse Thompson

First up, are you looking for a career in tech? Our friends at Purple Maia are launching their next Salesforce Certification Training called Hiapo. It requires no previous coding experience. They’re looking for hard working and motivated individuals who are interested in a tech career. Over 12 weeks, students develop in-demand skills to pass Salesforce Certification and enter the job market. The 3-week prep class starts on August 24, 2021.

Next up, we have Hoala Greevy, Founder and CEO of Paubox here to tell us about a HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant Email tool called Email AI. We also talk about the Kahikina STEM Scholarship for native Hawaiian students.

Then we have Patrick Karjala, developer at Kilo Hoku VR and Jesse Thompson, head of Radial3D and Technical Director of Anatomical Imaging at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, here to talk about virtual reality, augmented reality and the Metaverse.

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Episode 677: Pau Box + VR and the Metaverse – Aug 18, 2021