HTDC

Incubating Change

Aug 10, 2018
Hawaii Technology Development Corp.

The Mānoa Innovation Center has just changed hands. That’s an opportunity for one state entity and a set-back for another. 

Hawaii Technology Development Corp.

  Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt and Ryan invited Robbie Melton, Executive Director of HTDC back to the show to talk about the future of the Mānoa Innovation Center.

They'll find out how the relationship between the Hawaiʻi Technology Development Corporation and the University of Hawaiʻi is affecting the operating budget of the center.

  Joining us today is Rod Hinman from Hawaii Tech Pau Hana to tell us about their upcoming Meetup. Then we have Cindy Matsuki from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about an upcoming SBIR workshop and Wetware Wednesday. Finally, we've invited Georja Skinner and Walter Dods III to tell us about the Creative Industries accelerator program.

  Joining us today is Cindy Matsuki from HTDC and Noah Hafner from HiCap to tell us about the 3rd Anniversary of Wetware Wed. Then we have H. Doug Matsuoka from the Hawaii Guerilla Video Hui to tell us about an upcoming workshop on Livestreaming. Finally, with the onslaught of Hurricane Iselle, we'll find out from Jon Shear from Ready Zone HQ and Ian Kitajima from Oceanit about tech tools that assist in the disaster recovery process.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then we'll get an update on the upcoming Hawaii Robofest. Finally, we'll talk with Robbie Melton, the new CEO and Executive Director about new developments at the High Tech Development Corporation.

First we'll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Robbie Melton from HTDC to tell us about the upcoming Entrepreneurs Day at the Capitol. Finally, we get a chance to talk to three new companies, NameHub, Karat and Green Apple, all launched at Startup Weekend Honolulu.