The Startup Catalyst®

Ever wonder how a startup actually got its start, how a founder beat the odds, or what “It” factors venture capitalists look for? The Startup Catalyst® brings you the real stories behind founders and investors as they trace their personal journeys through the ever-changing yet always exciting world of startups.

Featuring interviews with industry champions like Ross Baird (CEO, Village Capital) and Susan Yamada (Founding CEO, TRUSTe), The Startup Catalyst shares the colorful, can’t-miss lessons they’ve learned as innovators in Hawaii’s Startup Paradise and beyond. Join host Yasmin Dar Fasi as she sits down with a rotating lineup of guests and dives into inspiring stories of startup life. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or have dreams of becoming one, learn firsthand about the ingredients that catalyze startup success, failure, and everything in between.