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 collaboration combines the entrepreneurship and investment savvy of Sultan Ventures & XLR8HI with the youth and community-empowering, passion project-work of Education Incubator to support youth in designing solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.  This first-ever program runs July 15-26 in the XLR8HI office.

Are you an excited, inspired, creative, out-of-the-box young thinker who wants to spend two crazy weeks with us to dream and do impossible things? Apply today!


Stage 1

Applications open to youth ages 10-20 years old.

Stage 2

Video or face-to-face interviews with coaches.

Stage 3

Pilot cohort selected (20 participants max).

Stage 4

Pilot Phase 1 - Explore | Invent, July 15-19.

Stage 5

Pilot Phase 2 - Build | Launch, July 22-26.

Applications for XLR8YOUTH are now closed.

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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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