Category Archives: Business Assistance

Hidden Gems: State Programs To Save Your Business Money

Hidden Gems: State Programs To Save Your Business Money Attendees will learn about two State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) programs that can benefit their business, the Enterprise Zone (EZ) Partnership Program and the Hawaii State Trade … Continue reading

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How Do We RECRUIT, RETAIN & DEVELOP Talent in Hawaii?

One common theme heard during the “State of Venture Capital in Hawaii Today” was a challenge in attracting and retaining talent in Hawaii. Hawaii Venture Capital Association’s upcoming Monthly Business Forum will address this issue. How Do We RECRUIT, RETAIN … Continue reading

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Facebook Small Business Boost

Facebook’s Small Business Boost is coming to Maui! with special guest speaker, Senator Brian Schatz Through a special partnership with local business organizations, the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) and Facebook invite you to join experts from Facebook’s Small Business Team … Continue reading

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Federal Officials Encourage Innovative Business

Maui’s entrepreneurs had the opportunity earlier this fall to meet one-on-one with federal officials looking to support new technology and innovative projects. About 40 people attended the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Conference coordinated by Maui Economic Development Board. “It’s … Continue reading

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Hirono to Host Workshop to Help Hawaii Small Businesses Export Goods & Services, Grow Hawaii’s Economy

Hirono Partners With U.S. Export-Import Bank To Offer Event For Business Community In Honolulu Next Tuesday, August 6 Hawaii Small Businesses and Members of The Business Community Can Register For This Free Event Here Hirono: “This forum will provide our … Continue reading

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Program Accelerating Business Startups To Be Showcased At Free Workshop Thursday

Entrepreneurs, investors and business professionals are invited to a free workshop on the State of Hawaii’s new economic accelerator program on Thursday, July 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Malcolm Center. The new program is called Launch Akamai Venture Accelerator, … Continue reading

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Hawaii Receives Grant from U.S. Small Business Administration

The Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) has received a $485,719 grant from the (STEP) program of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to increase the number of local small businesses that want to export as … Continue reading

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Export University Maui! – Come join us!

Grow Your Global Business with Export University! An exciting new program called Export University will help Hawaii businesses to expand their international sales. Export University is a comprehensive training seminar series brought to you by industry experts that will help … Continue reading

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Navy Small Business Technology Transfer Open for Proposals

DoD Issues FY-2011A STTROpens February 28, 2011 Closes March 30, 2011 6:00am The DoD issued its 2011A STTR pre-release on January 27, 2011, which opens to receive proposals on February 28, 2011, and closes March 30, 2011 at 6:00am EST. … Continue reading

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Calling All Hawaii Entrepreneurs!

Enterprise Honolulu, the Oahu Economic Development Board, invites Hawaii entrepreneurs to participate in the 2011 Hawaii Entrepreneur Pitch Competition. This is part of a NASDAQ-sponsored event called “Road to IPO,” that includes information on raising venture capital and how to … Continue reading

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