Episode 522: Mana Up Cohort 2 – Aug 29, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Stacey Nomura, Stefan Opsal

First, we hear from Stefan Opsal from Sultan Ventures and XLR8HI to tell us about a series of workshops for Hawaii businesses, entrepreneurs and startups. XLR8HI is offering a 50% discount for the workshop: Essentials of Entrepreneurship to Bytemarks Cafe listeners by using the promo code: Bytemarks

Then we hear from Stacey Nomura from Bradley and Lily and learn about Mana Up‘s second cohort.

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Episode 521: Future of Payments – Aug 22, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Matt Miller, Chalmer Lowe

First, we hear from Chalmer Lowe of Booz Allen Hamilton and PyHawaii to tell us about a cyber security hackathon associated with maritime security called Hack the Wave (Cancelled due to Hurricane Lane). Then we hear from Matt Miller from Mastercard who works in Hawaii on innovations in payment and new forms of online transactions.

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Episode 520: Small Cell Technology – August 15, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Dan Schweizer, Mindy Hartstein, Dundar Kocaoglu

First, we hear from Dundar Kocaoglu from Portland State Univ. to tell us about the upcoming PICMET conference: Managing Technological Entrepreneurship: The Engine for Economic Growth. Then we learn about small cell technology and 5G with Mindy Hartstein from Hawaiian Electric and Dan Schweizer from Crown Castle.

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Episode 519: 10th Anniversary Show – August 8, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Angela Keen, Maya Walton, Katy Hintzen, Ian Kitajima

First, we hear from Maya Walton and Katy Hintzen from the UH Sea Grant Program about the next king tides citizen science photo shoot. Then we catch up with Angela Keen and Ian Kitajima our very first guests on Bytemarks Cafe in Episode #1, and get their perspectives on the last 10 years and predict what will happen in the next 10 years.

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Episode 518: Gubernatorial Candidate Governor David Ige – Aug 1, 2018

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Aki Marceau, Governor David Ige, Ryan Ozawa

First, we hear from Aki Marceau, Director of Policy and Community at Elemental Excelerator, about their new infusion of $30M from the Office of Naval Research. Then we have a special guest joining us. Gubernatorial candidate, Governor David Ige joins us to talk about science, tech and the innovation economy.

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