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 prepare companies for an IPO.
The event features a Venture Capital Pitch Competition where three Hawaii companies will compete for the grand prize of an all expenses paid networking week in Silicon Valley where they will meet with potential investors and attend tech and venture capital-related functions (Grand Prize includes travel to Silicon Valley for two, accommodation 6 nights, pre-arranged meetings with Venture Capital investors, sessions with VC consultants and registration for VC related conferences/workshops).
The competition deadline is January 19, 2011. Applications and instructions can be found on the Enterprise Honolulu website: http://www.enterprisehonolulu.com/roadtoipo