In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our founder Omar Sultan spoke with Pacific Business News about how the venture capital industry is adjusting to the situation with limited resources available to fund new startups.
Accelerating Innovation in Startup Paradise
Entrepreneurship rooted in Aloha
XLR8HI is a welcoming hub for entrepreneurs, an inclusive community movement attuned to the unique needs of Hawai’i innovators.
We nurture the business ecosystem of our islands in myriad ways, serving as a catalyst for startups at any stage. We host talk story sessions, multi-week training programs, incubators, mentorship programs, and more.
The XLR8HI team enables individuals and small businesses in their visionary pursuits, creating value for the entire Hawai’i economic landscape.
We are a go-to resource for Hawai’i startups in any sector.
Grow with us
For Your Career
Calling all makers, doers & dreamers. The economic ecosystem in Hawai’i needs you at your best. We invite you to utilize our unique resources in support of your professional pursuits.
A 4-week investment readiness, mentorship & training program for Hawai’i founders, startups, small-business owners & gig workers. We’re sharing our critical knowledge, network & tools.
If you’re daring to design the future and ready to invest in yourself, your ideas, and thus Hawai’i’s economic well-being, we want to help you reach the next level of success.
This workshop for college-bound students and their parents provides insight into future high-value skillsets, STEM curricula, and opportunities toward work in innovative careers.