Episode 491: Ag Hackathon Winners – Jan 24, 2018

We kick things off with Jesse Thompson, organizer of this weekend’s Global Game Jam. Then, after the break, we’ll hear from two of the winning teams from the AGathon, the state’s first agricultural hackathon.

Micah Chao was on the Farm Safe team. Micah is a 2017 graduate of Drexel University in Software Engineering, doing healthcare analytics now at Queens Health Systems. And Sumil Thapa was on the Harvest Vision team. Sumil came to the hackathon from the private sector, part of one of the larger teams from local R&D firm Oceanit.

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Episode 436: Real Property/Estate Apps – Jan 4, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Jason Sewell, Kory Payne, Rexford Hibbs, Bello Silitshena, Ryan Ozawa

We kick things off with Jason Sewell from Dev League who’s here to tell us about the upcoming Global Game Jam. Then Kory Payne is here to tell us about Ujoin.co, a site to help online organizing for grassroots advocacy campaigns. Then, after the break, we talk about to a couple of startups building new tools for real estate and property management. Joining us are Bello Silitshena from the Condo App and Rexford Hibbs from RealtyReturns, both members of the latest cohort of Blue Startups.

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Episode 387: Startup Mental Health – Jan 27, 2016


We kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Rod Hinman joins us by phone from the Big Island to tell us about some upcoming events. Then Ed White is here to tell us about this weekend’s Global Game Jam. Finally, we’ll delve into the mental health of a startup and explore some of the challenges facing the entrepreneur? Joining us for this conversation are Dr. Ryan Louie, Tarik Sultan and Steve Sue.

Photo (l:) Burt Lum, Steve Sue, Tarik Sultan, Ed White, Ryan Louie

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