During this special fall membership campaign edition, we have Omar Sultan from XLR8HI preX program and heʻs brought a couple of alumni from cohort 5.
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Then, I welcome Omar Sultan and Matt Williams, President of Hana Naiʻa and Jessica “Jess” Kamana’o – Founder of HI Cravings LLC to Bytemarks Cafe…
Before we get started I want to let you know about a webinar about broadband and digital equity organized by the University of Hawaii. It is a chance to learn about the federal programs that are rolling out to the states. The webinar takes place tomorrow Thursday at 1:30pm on zoom. Go to https://www.hawaii.edu/broadband/events/ for more info.
Then we are joined by Susan Kreifels manager of the East-West Center’s journalism exchange programs, Glenn van Zutphen who is a career international journalist and the founder of VanMedia Group, and Derek Ferrar news content and press outreach for the East-West Center. We talk about the current state of journalism and the upcoming conference: Connecting in a Zero-Trust World.
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.
First up there is an event coming up on Oct 8th to celebrate and recognize Hydrogen Day. This event will feature virtual tours of hydrogen projects in Hawaii and a panel with leading hydrogen experts to discuss potential for hydrogen in the State.
Then we’re joined by Rich Wacker, CEO of American Savings Bank and Omar Sultan from XLR8HI to talk about the Aloha Connects Innovation program and how this program not only seeks to place unemployed workers into potential jobs but also helps grow the innovation sector.
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On today’s show we welcome Omar Sultan from XLR8HI, Ethan West from Punahele Provisions and Roxy Ortiz from Wooden Wave. They’re here to tell us about the preX program and how their companies are helping to create HawaiiÊ»s diverse economy.