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3rd Annual Made In Maui County Festival aims to grow Maui County’s small businesses

On November 4 & 5, 2016, Maui County will hold its largest products show, the annual Made in Maui County Festival, at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Now in its third year, the event aims to continue … Continue reading

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InnovateHER and StartUp Weekend Winners pitch their business ideas to Senator Mazie Hirono

Senator Mazie K. Hirono was on Maui this week to convene a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee field hearing. During her visit to MEDB she listened to the winning pitches of Pamela Norris, winner of the SBA’s InnovateHER Challenge … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs’ Toolkit Bootcamp Lānaʻi

Got an idea for a new business? Getting ready to launch your startup? Looking to renew your existing business? If your answer is “yes,” then we invite you to join us for a not-to-be-missed workshop on Lānaʻi Saturday, June 25 … Continue reading

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MEDB seeks participants for empowering entrepreneurial event, Startup Weekend Maui

Maui Economic Development Board is currently seeking entrepreneurs to participate in this year’s Startup Weekend Maui set for May 13-15. Presented by the Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB), this empowering event will provide active entrepreneurs with an opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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Just the Facts: Using U.S. Census Demographic Data to Build a Business Plan

This seminar will provide a hands-on look at three apps available from the U.S. Census to give small businesses and startups the edge in exploring the demographics of potential markets. The recently released Census Business Builder, the Census Reporter, and … Continue reading

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Venturing Out: Exploring the World of Venture Capital

  Do you need capital to grow your company and achieve success? Come learn from experts in the venture capital industry about how to attract needed venture capital to expand and grow your business. The focus of discussion will be … Continue reading

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Molokai Workshop – Legal Toolkit for Small Business: Understanding Employment and Tax Law

Technical Assistance Series:  Foundations for Business Success Legal Toolkit for Small Business:  Understanding Employment and Tax Law Maui Economic Development Board will offer a free workshop on the island of Molokai, “Legal Toolkit for Small Business: Understanding Employment and Tax … Continue reading

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Minding Your Own Business: Entrepreneurial Psychology Basics and You

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 • 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. MEDB’s Malcolm Center 1305 N. Holopono Street, Suite #5, Kihei You are invited to attend a seminar by a prominent entrepreneurial psychologist that will explore your own personal approach to business … Continue reading

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Workshop: Boosting Your Financial IQ

Receive invaluable advice that can improve your businesses’ efficiency, promote good accounting practices, and ultimately save on your taxes Date Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Agenda 9 am – 10 am Registration 10 am -12 pm Seminar 12 pm – 12:30 … Continue reading

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Maui Venture Capital Fund Mbloom Raises $10M from Chinese Investor

Maui-based venture capital fund Mbloom has raised $10 million from a private investor in China, bringing the fund to a total of $20 million and allowing it to increase staffing and open an office in Honolulu. Read the full article … Continue reading

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