EMW’18 will include 30 international speakers, 25 promotional partners, 20 financial sponsors, 15 venture funds, 10 pitching startups, and 400 attendees!
East Meets West is the startup event of the year in Hawaii – bringing together investors and entrepreneurs from Asia, Hawai`i and North America. EMW features amazing international speakers, deep-dive learning opportunities, and ample networking in a tropical Startup Paradise. New this year – the EMW Summit – an intimate pre-event in a beautiful Hawaiian setting.
Venture Capital Panel
Join our VIP guests, speakers and select founders who will meet at the world’s most famous private nature reserve – Kualoa Ranch. Worried about transportation? Don’t. We have a private shuttle taking guests to the ranch from Waikiki and back! Want more details? Check out our Summit Brochure.
EMW’18 Conference will be held at the East-West Center on February 2. The focus for EMW’18 will be on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Travel Tech and Global Impact technology and investing. The day will start with a tour of the Hawaii startup scene and end with an East-West startup pitch showcase.
Join HTDC for a fireside chat with venture capitalist John Frankel. John is visiting us from New York where he leads ffVC, an early stage fund that has made over 300 investments including exited companies such as Cornerstone On Demand (IPO), Livefyre (acquired by Adobe Systems), and Plated (acquired by Albertsons).