This week weʻll jump right into our conversation about an application call Unrulr that helps to tell your story. I’ve invited founder Will Reppun and Aaron Schorn, head of growth and community. They’re here to talk about the creation story behind Unrulr and how Unrulr takes the learning process and makes it more collaborative, interactive and accessible 24/7.
First up, we have Naomi Yoshida from Purple Maia to tell us about their upcoming Grit and Grinz event coming up this weekend on May 28th.
Then, we are joined by Meli James, co-founder of Mana Up, whoʻs brought a couple of companies, Chloe Blake from Kauai Sweet Shoppe and Ben Lillibridge from Malama Mushrooms, to talk about the pop-up retail site at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, their respective startups and Cohort 7.
First on our event list is a media training webinar offered in partnership with HTDC and the Chamber of Commerce. The goal of media training is to assist and prepare you for your role in representing your company, and take advantage of promotional opportunities. Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM HST, Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No 9, Homer Maxey Conference Room
Also on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, from 12 to 1 p.m. (HST), Hawaii Community Foundation is holding a virtual presentation in which they will dive into the world of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Tether, Binance Coin and others. Theyʻll answer questions like: How does it work? Do I need a wallet? What do I need to know about state and federal legislation, tax treatment, and trends using cryptocurrency in philanthropy?
Then, HTDC is offering a webinar to develop effective digital marketing strategies targeting other businesses in the LinkedIn platform. Topics to be discussed include how to optimize your profile, target your clients, publishing content that adds value, how to get your employees involved, and creating visually appealing posts that capture the attention of your LinkedIn target audience more effectively. This takes place on Thursday, May 26, 2022, Time: 9:00AM – 11:00AM HST, Location: Online
For our main segment, I’m happy to welcome back Wayne Murphy, co-founder and partner of Hatch, Sarid Ditton, marketing executive from Hatch, Dr. Suzan Shahrestani from Minnowtech and John Dobovan, with Kulahaven Farms, to give us an update on their recent aquaculture pitch day and the Innovation Studio.
First up, we have Kirsten Turner, Deputy Energy Officer from the State Energy Office to tell us about their series of community engagement workshops to empower community participation in the clean energy transition.
First up, we have Mere Work, from the ID.me to tell us about their digital identity system and how it helps fight against fraud.
During this special membership campaign edition, we have Nalukai Academy Executive Director, David Clarke, and Nalukai Academy ’21 alum Cami Nakagawa here to talk about the upcoming Nalukai Academy Summer Bootcamp. Applications are being accepted.
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