May 2017

Curating Hawaii’s surf lifestyle in a box

By Anna Hrushka, Pacific Business News Posted May 22, 2017 Kevin Tighe launched Surf Shop Box last August along with co-founder and professional surfer Mark Healey. At a cost of $49 a month, the subscription service sends a monthly box of curated men’s surf apparel to its members...

Behind Hawaii’s push to be a startup paradise

  By Ken Yeung, VentureBeat Posted May 13, 2017   [caption id="attachment_10617" align="aligncenter" width="930"] Above: Points around the world from paradise.Image Credit: Anthony Quintano/Flickr[/caption] We all know the San Francisco Bay Area is home to Silicon Valley, but a few cities and states around the country are trying to recreate...

Entrepreneurial ecosystem helps boost isle tech firms

Sara Lin of the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation wrote an article on Hawaii's growing startup ecosystem, featuring Blue Startups alumni aXessPoint (formerly The Condo App) and Smart Yields, that describes the importance of having strong entrepreneurial actors to attract entrepreneurs....