EPISODE 21: GEORGE YARBROUGH
Co-founder and Director of Operations at Proto HUB Honolulu
Today’s episode we welcome co-founder of the Proto HUB Honolulu, George Yarbrough. He is also the co-creator and facilitator of the Raising Entrepreneurial Ventures Program that just completed.
He’s a world-traveler, and a world-class dude!
In this short conversation with George, we talk about balancing a heart for travel and adventure, with investing in your local community and giving back. We chat startup education and discuss the future of the Proto HUB here in Honolulu.
So please enjoy our conversation with George Yarbrough.
1:20 – Meet George Yarbrough
2:19 – How George thinks global and acts local
3:44 – Growing up without a community
5:20 – Why Hawaii is so comfortable
6:21 – Introducing the REV Program (Raising Entrepreneurial Ventures)
9:45 – The REV Program Structure
10:39 – Using the Flipped Classroom Model
12:02 – Interviewing Students about the Ideal Program
12:56 – Interviewing Investors about the Ideal Graduates
15:31 – Offering Open Data
16:05 – Highlights of the REV Program
17:01 – How Pivots were Indicators of Success
19:19 – Whats next for Impact Hub
21:42 – How Impact Hub will use it’s new funding
22:23 – The mission of Impact Hub
RAISING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES CONTENT
Nine of Hawaii’s Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Experiences
REV Question Compilations:
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