Blue Startups

Blue Startups is an accelerator program that is focused on recruiting capital efficient and scalable technology companies, including web services software, and mobile. In addition, the program targets companies in particular sectors including travel, gaming, impact and enterprise technology. They primarily recruit from Hawaii, Asia, and North America and are particularly interested in companies addressing…Read More

Elemental (Energy) Excelerator

Elemental Excelerator, formerly known as Energy Excelerator, is a nonprofit created in collaboration with Emerson Collective, an investment and philanthropic platform. They work collaboratively with Emerson Collective’s Elemental practice, which focuses on strengthening the relationship between humanity and nature through scalable, equitable, and innovative solutions. With their program seeing growth over the years, they hope…Read More

Hawaii Investment Ready

With a focus on Social Enterprise, HIR aims to help social ventures better understand, and scale, their impact and business model. Their program supports both for-profit and non-profit ventures with scalable solutions to regional and global challenges. HIR focuses on companies integrating a Hawaiian Island worldview – with impact themes like culture and language, resource…Read More

GVS Accelerator

The GVS Accelerator launched in April of 2014, the GVS Transmedia Accelerator program is a public-private initiative between GVS, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation/HI Growth Initiative, the County of Hawaii and the GTA Development Fund. The program utilizes disciplined development models, mentorship and coaching relationships, seed financing, and synergistic collaboration to empower Hawaii’s creative entrepreneurs…Read More


XLR8UH is a nationally recognized startup program, managed by Sultan Ventures, which educates, mentors, and invests in Hawaii’s top talent and research. As one of the first university startup investment programs in the nation, we are revolutionizing the way innovation is commercialized. Our program offers a range of investments based on the stage and maturity…Read More