Startup Paradise

Startup Paradise is a collective branding and promotional effort for Hawaii that includes collaboration from major players in Hawaii’s innovation sector. Champions include XLR8UH, Blue Startups, Energy Excelerator, mBloom, Startup Capital Ventures, Box Jelly (co-working space), Sultan Ventures, Hawaii Venture Capital Association, Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship, Startup Hawaii, Nalukai Foundation, Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawaii,…Read More

Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawaii

Entrepreneurs Foundation makes it easy for startups to make the community a key stakeholder in their business. It starts with a simple commitment to philanthropy, which comes in many forms. We encourage startups to consider commitments of equity, products or services, (future) profits, employee time, or any other mode of philanthropy that makes sense for their…Read More


HiBEAM, a not-for-profit organization, was created to help launch and build high growth Hawaii technology, biotechnology, and life sciences companies by providing expert professional advice and access to funding sources.

Startup Grind

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in 250 cities and 100 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators, and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Startup Grind is a…Read More

Startup Hawaii

Startup Hawaii is a community-led group of entrepreneurs helping to develop a strong local ecosystem of startups and supporting organizations.

Hawaii Venture Capital Association (HVCA)

Since its founding in 1988, the Hawaii Venture Capital Association (HVCA) has stood as a nexus for entrepreneurs, capital foundation, and networking opportunities in Hawaii.  Fostering entrepreneurship through education and exposure to prime members of our business community continues to be our goal as we strive to grow a vibrant and successful venture community.