Cohort 11 Apply Now!

Cohort 11 Apply Now!



Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the US (TechCrunch) focused on helping technology companies compete on a global scale.

Up to $350,000 in funding

Access to a 140+ global mentor network

13-week on-site program, 12-weeks in Honolulu, 1-week in San Francisco

Demo Days in Honolulu and San Francisco

$1 million in perks (discounted and free services)

For Cohort #11 we are looking for scalable technology startups that are interested in going global. Specific verticals we are interested in include Software, Travel, Gaming, and Impact. Join Blue Startups today:

76 Companies

250 Founders

$120 million in follow-on capital

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East Meets West Wrap-up


Did you miss EMW’19 this year? Never fear…here are some videos and blog posts on Going Global and Visions from Hawaii sessions to really give you FOMO. East Meets West 2019 brought together over 400 investors and entrepreneurs from both sides of the Pacific. See you at East Meets West 2020!






Alumni News


Selly Automotive, from Blue Startups 4th cohort, continues to disrupt the $4 billion dollar automotive software market. Splotlighted in a recent Forbes article, Selly has since also been featured on top media outlets like Tech Crunch and CNBC for leveling the technological playing field for franchised and independent car dealerships alike. Founded by CEO Zach Klempf, Selly Automotive is a full CRM & ILM (Internet Lead Management) platform that allows dealers to manage internet leads and customer follow-ups.



Where Will Blue Be Next?


Join our Managing Partner, Chenoa Farnsworth at Venture Summit West on March 6th and 7th in San Francisco. This event brings together an exclusive community of 1000+ top-tier VC Investors and leading startup Founders. Use chenoavip and receive $200 off the current rates register here.






Startup Paradise Community Announcements


Make sure to buy your tickets to attend the Hawaii Venture Capital Associations 19th Gala this year! Blue Startups is excited to have so many of the Blue Ohana either winning or nominated for amazing awards! Buy your tickets here!




Our friends at Elemental Excelerator are looking for diverse teams with world-changing solutions in mobility, agriculture, water, energy, circular economy, and beyond. The first round application takes only 5 minutes — apply by April 12.