Blue Startups, a new venture accelerator located in Honolulu, Hawaii, is accepting applications for its Spring 2013 cohort of startup companies. Blue
Startups was founded by Henk Rogers of Blue Planet Software (sole agent of Tetris®) and has received funding from the State of Hawaii. The Spring 2013
program will run from February 8-May 9, 2013. Demo Day is scheduled for May 10, 2013 and will feature Brad Feld Co-Founder of Foundry Group and
Blue Startups is targeting capital-efficient and scalable-technology companies, including Internet, software, mobile, gaming and e-commerce. The program
is also recruiting companies that focus on Asia. A network of more than 50 mentors has been developed by Blue Startups reaching from China and Japan to
Silicon Valley. Our premise is that people make innovation happen, that growth follows effective execution, and that sustained success requires access to global
Companies entering the Blue Startups program will receive $20,000 as an up-front investment, and access to more than $100,000 in in-kind services
. Workspace for the founding team (up to three people) will also be provided at Blue Startups offices in Downtown Honolulu. Blue Startups is a prospective
member of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN), which provides extensive resources to a network of more than 50 accelerators globally. In exchange for
the capital and in-kind services provided, Blue Startups will take an equity stake in each company.
For more information, visit: http://www.bluestartups.com.