Be one of the first to experience XLR8YOUTH,
a youth acceleration challenge!

We are excited to announce the launch of a new incubator and accelerator intensive program for Hawaiʻi youth.  This unique program combines the investment and entrepreneurship savvy of Sultan Ventures & XLR8HI with the passion-driven, youth empowerment work of Education Incubator to support youth in inventing their tomorrow by shaping today.

Are you an excited, inspired, creative, out-of-the-box young thinker who wants to spend four crazy weeks with us to grow your ideas into impact? Apply today!

Stage 1

Applications open to youth grades 7 - 12.
May 22, 2020.

Stage 2

Video interviews with coaches.
June 2020

Stage 3

Pilot cohort selected (20 participants max).
June 2020

Stage 4

Pilot Phase 1 - Explore | Invent Intensive.
June 22 - 27, 2020

Stage 5

Pilot Phase 2 - Build | Launch Intensive.
June 28 - July 4, 2020

Stage 6

Pilot Phase 3 - R&D.
July 5 - 11, 2020

Stage 7

Pilot Phase 4 - Financials & Funding.
July 12 - 16 2020

Stage 8

Pilot Phase 5 - Demo Day.
July 17, 2020

Applications for XLR8YOUTH are now open!

Who we are



XLR8HI is Hawaiʻi's Entrepreneurship Center, bringing together people, opportunities, and ideas to drive entrepreneurship and innovation forward.

Education Incubator

Education Incubator offers a wide range of programming to create access and opportunity for youth in Hawaiʻi and beyond to create radical change now.

Sultan Ventures

Sultan Ventures is a Honolulu-based venture firm helping visionary founders build successful, long-lasting businesses.

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