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


Civil Geeks: Boosting UH Entrepreneurs

A program helps turn ideas born at the University of Hawaii into new businesses Water recycling toilets, cancer treatments inspired by marine sponges, and a new way to measure the charge left in your cell phone batteries were among the innovative ideas featured at this week’s UH Tech Showcase downtown. These…

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Benefits of Lean Startup methodology for businesses touted at workshop

The old adage “If you build it they will come” flew out the door during Maui Economic Development Board’s “Business Model Canvas & Lean Startup Overview” workshop held on Feb. 15. In its place came the advice to all entrepreneurs and small business owners: “Best to not build anything until…

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Hawaii start-ups swim with legislative sharks

Some “Hawaii Start-Ups” swam with the sharks at the State Capitol. Just like the hit ABC show “Shark Tank”, local entrepreneur’s pitched their innovative ideas. On the show “Shark Tank” start-ups hope to catch the eye of a billionaire investor. At the State Capitol, new companies wanted instead to connect with…

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