Episode 441: XLR8UH, Ag Sector – Feb 8, 2017

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Mike Nahoʻopiʻi, Robert Saito, Ryan Ozawa

We kick off today’s show with an update on the Snap IPO and Amazon Echo Skills, then we talk about a couple of upcoming events. Meli James from the Hawaii Venture Capital Association joins us to tell us about the upcoming HVCA Gala Awards. Then, Mike Nahoʻopiʻi Exec Director of the Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commission tells us about the new mobile app for Kahoʻolawe. Then, after the break, we talk with Meli James about the XLR8UH program and with Sam Aruch and Robert Saito about their companies Natural Resources Data Solutions and Herbavore Tools, respectively.

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Episode 418: Citizen Science in Conservation – August 31, 2016

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Kim Falinski, Jeff Kirschner, Rodney Boucher, Ryan Ozawa

First off, we look ahead on the local tech calendar. First up is Katarina Poljakova from Sultan Ventures to tell us about the upcoming XLR8UH info session. Then Rodney Boucher tells us about the 6th annual “Get Ready Ewa Beach” Emergency Preparedness Fair. Finally, after the break, we talk to Jeff Kirschner and Kim Falinski about the World Conservation Congress, conservation, clean water, citizen science, and a project called Litterati.

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Episode 400: Community College #EntrepreneurBootcamp – April 27, 2016

 

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Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Ann Park, George Yarbrough, Shanah Trevenna, Peter Quigley, Ryan Ozawa

To kick off today’s show, we hear about a couple of upcoming events. Luke Tucker joins us from XLR8UH is here to tell us about an upcoming Startup 101 Bootcamp. Then, Ann Park from the UH Office of Technology Transfer & Economic Development will tell us about next week’s UH Tech Showcase. Finally, we learn about entrepreneurship at the community colleges with Shanah Trevenna, George Yarbrough and Peter Quigley. For more information or to help name the program email your suggestions to george.yarbrough@impacthub.net

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Episode 375: XLR8UH Cohort #3 – Nov 4, 2015

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Starting us off this hour, David Aquino from Blue Planet Foundation is here to talk about the Student Energy Summit. Then we have Representative Takashi Ohno here to tell us about the Hawaii Next 50 Contest. Finally, joining us today are: Luke Tucker, Bianca Tubolino and Jonathan Gradie. Luke is a Venture Associate at Sultan Ventures and leads operations for the XLR8UH accelerator. Bianca is co-founder of JetSet ESL and Jonathan is the co-founder of DeSal Survival both companies are part of the latest XLR8UH co-hort.

Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Rep. Takashi Ohno, Joseph Pak, Bianca Tubolino, Jonathan Gradie, David Aquino, Luke Tucker, Ryan Ozawa

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Episode 358: The Canvas – July 8, 2015

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We’ll start things off today with a couple of guests who are here to tell us about their upcoming events. Jodi Ito from the University of Hawaii will tell us about Gen Cyber Hawaii Camps, teaching the next generation of cyber security professionals. Then Lisa Shozuya from Lyon Associates tells us about an upcoming disaster preparedness training series coming up this Saturday. Finally, we’ll hear about a collaborative space in Kalihi created by and for high school students. Joining us later are a couple of the founders of The Canvas, Isabelle Wong and Jessica Kim.

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Episode 342: Sultan Ventures, the New Face of Entrepreneurship – Mar 18, 2015

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First we’ll cover some local science and tech stories, then we’ll speak with Tim Dick from Startup Capital Ventures about an upcoming Entrepreneur Foundation event, Pupus and Pitches. Then Tiffany and Mark Quezada will tell us about their new app Hobnob. Finally, we’ll talk about the new face of entrepreneurship, accelerators, Sultan Ventures and XLR8UH. Joining us are Omar Sultan, Meli James and Bryan Butteling.

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Episode 323: XLR8UH – Nov 5, 2014

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Joining us today is Steve Sue from Bizgym Foundation to tell us about the upcoming BizPitch Camp. Then we have Bryan Butteling from Startup Weekend Honolulu to tell us about the Global Startup Battle. Finally, we’ve invited Omar and Tarik Sultan from Sultan Ventures, Jacob Isaac-Lowry from FlyWire Cameras and Milton Garces from RedVox calling in from Hawaii Island to tell us about the XLR8UH accelerator program.

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