East Meets West is coming up quick on February 1-2, 2018! This event will sell out Register Today!
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.
Join our VIP guests, speakers and select founders will meet in an intimate setting 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! Register today for early bird deals and save $400!.
New Speakers Added – Summit Only
- David Ai – Director of Knowledge Transfer Office, City University of Hong Kong
- John Kaaiohelo – Special Advisor to CIO, Telenor, Singapore
- Asics Yao – Founder and CEO of AtWork, China
- Michael Hwang – Managing Director of Bigbang Angels, Inc., Korea
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, TravelTech and Global Impact technology and investing. The day will start with an tour of the Hawaii startup scene and end with an East-West startup pitch showcase.
Just Added: Governor Ige to Speak at EMW’18
They are being recognized for their iFirst Analyzer: Handheld Laboratory-grade Diagnostics Platform for Extreme Environments in the Challenge Area of Medical Breakthrough.
The Hawaii Venture Capital Association is celebrating its 30th Anniversary in 2018! Join them as they celebrate some of the top entrepreneurs in Hawaii!