XLR8 YOUR

XL8R YOUR

Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Hawaiʻi

XLR8ING HAWAIʻI'S STARTUP COMMUNITY

Our mission is to empower Hawaiʻi entrepreneurs by fostering a culture of innovation and inclusion within the greater Hawaiʻi startup community.

Recent data reveals what many of us already know women led startups receive less than 1/10th of total venture funding and startups with ethnic minority founders receive even less. Over the years, XLR8HI has helped hundreds of Hawaiʻi residents gain the skills and connections they need to achieve business success in a fun and inclusive environment.

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XLR8ING HAWAIʻI'S STARTUP COMMUNITY​

Our mission is to empower Hawaiʻi entrepreneurs by fostering a culture of innovation and inclusion within the greater Hawaiʻi startup community.

Recent data reveals what many of us already know women led startups receive less than 1/10th of total venture funding and startups with ethnic minority founders receive even less. Over the years, XLR8HI has helped hundreds of Hawaiʻi residents gain the skills and connections they need to achieve business success in a fun and inclusive environment.

CLASSES

Interactive classes focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. Hear from founders, investors, and industry professionals as they teach you how to take your idea to the next level.

EDUCATION

Learn the skills you need to achieve your startup goals. XLR8HI has workshops for all types of entrepreneurs, with hands on guidance and exercises to help you succeed.

NETWORK

Connect with fellow XLR8HI students and alumni. Gain access to the resources and connections of the XLR8HI ʻohana. Plus, take advantage of our extended network of industry experts and guest lecturers.

“Matching information to the thirst for that information is a winning combination.  Being in a group of people eager for the same information makes the sessions dynamic, exciting, and adds a dimension of community building that conventional courses rarely achieve.”

gary

“This was a great fundamentals class that opened the door to knowing what topics you have to get more depth in to launch a startup.”

Ruby

“Excellent experience & a safe environment to polish your business ideas!”

Anim

“Great introduction to a broad range of crucial startup knowledge.”

Sam