Investing in Hawaii's Startups

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Sultan Ventures

A Startup Catalyst™

Our purpose is to drive innovation and growth forward by providing the best in expertise, education, capital, and connections to startups and investors.


For investors and entrepreneurs


Working closely with investors and entrepreneurs alike, we provide due diligence, deal sourcing, capital raise and business planning services...



Our passion is to build amazing and innovative companies and technologies. We are sector agnostic, however, we do focus on certain funding stages...



We manage over $10M collectively between our funds and will participate in angel financing rounds with our preferred investment partners...



Our core investment thesis reflects a heavy emphasis upon personal and collective education. We invest significant resources to promote best practices...

Sultan Ventures has emerged as a major force in Startup Paradise. Susan Yamada Executive Director, Pacific Asia Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Hawaii


Podcast Bonus Special Recap: Week of Blue Startups Cohort 7 Demo Day

by Luke Tucker

Last week we interviewed three different CEO’s from Blue Startups Cohort 7. The podcasts are available on iTunes, Soundcloud, or your podcast catcher of choice. Check out the 3 interviews below! Also, if you happen to be in The Bay Area this Friday, stop by the 500 Startups Mountain View…

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The Startup Catalyst™ Podcast: 45-Days in Review

by Luke Tucker

Reflecting back upon the approximately 1 and 1/2 months of the podcast, it’s been a wild ride! With about 10 guests under our belts, I thought it would be a good opportunity to share some thoughts and statistics of the past 6+ weeks. We’ve been fortunate to welcome over 10…

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HVCA’s State of the Startup Investment Industry in Hawaii

by Luke Tucker

Each year, Hawaii Venture Capital Association has a “State of the Startup Investment Industry” talk with panel discussion and investor presentations reviewing and forecasting developments both locally and nationally. This year we were fortunate to attend and record the proceedings! We’ve included the audio from the event in a bonus…

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