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Past Events

Sultan Ventures- Business Plan Presentation

XLR8HI: Pitch Perfect

March 22nd, 2018
About the Workshop If your business needs financing, you need a presentation. Pitching is an art and a science. Every pitch and presentation needs to hit the most important investor touch points. Learn how to tell a story that appeals to the emotions of your audience. At the close of the course, put it all...Read More
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XLR8HI: Startup Business Law

February 13th, 2018
About the Workshop For anyone who wants to protect their business assets, this course will teach you how to manage your legal risk regardless of where your business is in the startup life cycle. Learn to navigate the jungle of business regulations (state, federal, trade organization, and international) and avoid expensive lawsuits. You’ll get the...Read More
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XLR8HI: How to Start A Startup

February 10th, 2018
About the Workshop This weekend workshop series will cover best practices for how to launch a startup. The course will cover an introductory outline of starting a business using lean methodology: a streamlined process based on building, testing, and iterating your product and business. Regardless of whether you want to build a lifestyle, small-business, or...Read More
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PRMC Pitch Competition 2017

November 6th, 2017
Competition Description The Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference is seeking early stage companies in healthcare, life science, and related technologies (biotech, medical devices, health tech, etc). The competition was created to expose companies to a wide audience of medical professionals, thought leaders, and innovators. Companies will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of judges for prize...Read More

InnovateHER 2017

June 1st, 2017
Sultan Ventures will be hosting a local InnovateHER Hawaii Challenge, which is part of the national SBA’s InnovateHER 2017. A panel of esteemed judges will select one competitor to be submitted for consideration for the national InnovateHER Final Challenge. The InnovateHER Challenge is a national prize competition aimed at unearthing products and services that impact...Read More

XLR8HI – Financials & Funding Fundamentals

May 24th, 2017
Deep Dive into Startup Finance About the Workshop The course is taught by Sultan Ventures’ & XLR8UH Angel-in-Residence Peter Rowan. In his previous career, Peter was Corporate Vice President, New Ventures at Coinstar from 2001-2010. During his tenure, the company grew from $150 million to $1.3 billion in revenue, entered new lines of business and...Read More

How to Start a Startup

April 11th, 2017
A Workshop Series Guide for Entrepreneurs XLR8HI is pleased to offer a 5-week interactive course covering the best practices for launching startups. The course will include lessons on marketing, financials, pitching, and more. The course is available at two different schedules. See below for more details. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN… Course Topics This 5-week interactive...Read More


September 13th, 2016
UBERPITCH LAUNCHES IN HAWAI’I Your Investor is Arriving Now At Sultan Ventures, we’re always pushing new initiatives to promote entrepreneurship in Startup Paradise. That is why were excited to work with Uber to bring UberPITCH to Hawai’i! Uber, one of the world’s biggest, most successful startups, continues to innovate with UberPITCH – an elevator pitch...Read More