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Blue Startups

A 2015 Top 20 U.S. Accelerator

Tech Crunch

Competition for the top 20 spots this year was fierce. With so many new programs coming into their own, and the addition of eligibility for non-equity-taking programs and programs with specific affiliation requirements (such as university-affiliated programs), the pool for this year’s ranking has grown considerably.


We are focused on recruiting capital efficient and scalable technology companies, including web, software, and mobile. In addition, the program is targeting companies in the global travel technology sector. We focus recruitment on Asia and the U.S. and are particularly interested in companies addressing both markets. 

Position Overview Blue Startups is seeking an accomplished business leader to serve as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for its upcoming cohort in Fall 2015. The Entrepreneur-in-Residence will be asked to...

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Blue Startups

Blue Startups is fast becoming a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in Hawai‘i, and between Asia and Continental U.S.

  Blue Startups is a technology accelerator founded by Henk Rogers, founder of Blue Planet Software (sole agent of Tetris®). Blue Startups concentrates on helping scalable-technology companies including web, software, mobile, gaming and e-commerce compete on a global scale. A member of the Global Accelerator Network, Blue Startups follows the Techstars mentor-driven accelerator model, reaching networks in Hawai‘i, Asia and the Silicon Valley.  

About Us

East Meets West 2016

East Meets West 2016
January 14-15, 2016
Honolulu, Hawaii
Presented by Blue Startups

A cross-cultural event targeting Asia, US and Hawaii participants. East Meets West brings together some of the most relevant speakers from around the region to Honolulu for a productive and informative regional conference.
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The Blue Startups Team

Henk Rogers



Chenoa Farnsworth


Managing Director

Maya Rogers


Business Development

Jared Kushi


Operations Manager

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55 Merchant Street
Suite 1700
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813