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 + ʻIolani 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’iʻs 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 + ʻIolani 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: ʻAuamo 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: ʻAuamo 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

Episode 676: Cloud Nalu + Honu Cooling Pack – Aug 11, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Liam Grist, Jay Andrews, Jimmie Harris

First up, we have Liam Grist from Cloud Nalu here to tell us about a Digital Currency Innovation Lab talk coming up called Bitcoin and 9000 Cryptocurrencies happening on Aug 12, 2021 at the Entrepreneurs Sandbox.

Then, we are joined by Jay Andrews, Director of Marketing and Jimmie Harris, Product Designer from Oceanit who are here to talk about a cool (literally), dual use innovation called the Honu Cooling Pack.

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Episode 676: Cloud Nalu + Honu Cooling Pack – Aug 11, 2021

Episode 675: Digital Ready Hawaii + eSports HPU – August 4, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Allicyn Tasaka, John Gotanda, Cody Down, Jordon Oliver

First up, we have Allicyn Tasaka, Executive Director from Workforce Development here to tell us about a series of Digital Readiness Classes happening across the State.

Then I’m happy to welcome Hawaii Pacific University President, John Gotanda, eSports Manager, Jordan Oliver and Chief Information Officer Cody Downs. Theyʻre here to talk about eSports at HPU and how Hawaii is uniquely positioned for esports competitions.

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Episode 675: Digital Ready Hawaii + eSports HPU – August 4, 2021

Episode 674: Startup Grind + Humane A.I. – July 28, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Meghdad Abbazandegan, Peter Hershock

First up, we have Meghdad Abbaszadegan here to tell us about an upcoming Startup Grind fireside talk at Hub Coworking.

Then, we are joined by East West Center scholar and director of the Asian Studies Development Program, Peter Hershock, who is here to talk about his new book: Buddhism and Intelligent Technology, the Humane A.I. Initiative and Forging a New Ethical Relationship with Artificial Intelligence.

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Episode 674: Startup Grind + Humane A.I. – July 28, 2021

Episode 673: AFCEA STEM Grants, Cybercamps & Digital Currency Innovation Lab – July 21, 2021

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Sanford Ching, Edward Mantanona, Iris Ikeda, Eddie Ponce

HTDC is facilitating access to free training in blockchain and crypto trading by The Blockchain Academy for Hawaii residents. There are only 60 seats available and admission is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applications open July 21, 2021.

Next, we have Sanford Ching and Edward Mantanoña here to tell us about the AFCEA STEM grant program and an upcoming cybercamps.

Then, we are joined by Iris Ikeda, Commissioner of Financial Institutions at DCCA and Eddie Ponce from Coinme, who are here to talk about the Digital Currency Innovation Lab.

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Episode 673: AFCEA STEM Grants, Cybercamps & Digital Currency Innovation Lab – July 21, 2021