We are excited to announce the amazing startups selected for Cohort 15.
Each of these companies will take part in a 13 week program of intensive mentorship and business development (September 25 – December 15, January 16-19 SF Week):
– 8 weeks in Honolulu focused on customer discovery and product-market fit
– 4 weeks virtual focused on investor and customer connections
– 1 week in San Francisco focused on investor connections (including Investor Day)
We look forward to the growth and transformations these companies make in the next 13 weeks towards their paths to success!
Here is a recap of our areas of focus:
▪ Cross-border between Asia and the U.S. (East Meets West)
▪ Hawaii-based or Hawaii-connected
▪ Female founded or co-founded
▪ Business-to-business software solutions
▪ Sustainability: responsible consumption, carbon reduction and smart cities
▪. Travel and tourism technology solutions
Cohort 15 Startup Profiles
Taltrics uses AI to improve business resources through data-driven, intelligent tools that help leaders optimize teams and best support their employees. Their current platform enables recruiting, staffing, and sales leaders to allocate, optimize, and plan teams to achieve org goals.
One2Four, and it’s product “Inttent”, is an intelligent content communication platform, that optimizes the impact of a long-form document through the entire life-cycle of that document, from creation, to distribution, consumption and even interaction.
HuddlUp is an app that delivers unmatched privacy through peer-to-peer video conferencing, file-sharing, and chat. Leveraging cutting-edge web technologies, it ensures a lightning-fast user experience without compromising on privacy.
Randevu is a new way to use technology to cultivate and deepen relationships as a key way to build rapport among people. Their top priority is to create cultures of belonging using software that makes it easy for individuals, groups, community builders, and businesses to bring people together in meaningful ways.
Landng is a content discovery engine that turns travel inspiration into experiences through social itineraries. Create, discover, and share your dream itineraries.
BiteSlice gives 2nd life to content buried on social platforms. After monetizing content off-platform, they give revenue back to the creator as passive income.
Lloom is democratizing process improvement using artificial intelligence. Lloom does this by creating a unified solution to help businesses wrangle the diverse toolset for implementing AI process improvement solutions.
Segment X helps B2B businesses incorporate personalization in their prospecting efforts using AI and automation. Delivering the right message, to the right person, at the right time.
Early Stage Companies
40hammocks is a travel technology for premium group travel experiences, providing seamless group trip planning solution and access to leisure group travel savings through collective booking.
Travaras is the world’s first sustainable travel curation platform that supports local communities, minimizes environmental impacts of travelers, and preserves cultural heritage by curating hyper local accommodations and authentic experiences.
Legislature.ai leverages cutting-edge artificial intelligence to track state and local government legislation and alert you when it matters.
Growth Stage Company
Reef.ai is a customer revenue platform that helps B2B companies predictably grow revenue with existing customers.
Sunset Tech Meetup
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in San Souci State Recreational Park at Queen’s Surf Beach
Formerly “Hawaii Startup Drinks,” this is the most casual of ThriveHI’s monthly events for Hawaii’s tech, startup, and innovation ecosystem. No presentations and no pitches, no dress code, and no pressure. Meet fellow entrepreneurs, founders, and tech workers, or just chill and enjoy the vibe and glorious Waikiki sunset.
Island newcomers and recently relocated remote workers warmly invited!
Cold beverages and light snacks will be provided, but a potluck vibe is welcome—bring something to share!
Blue Startups is focused on helping companies compete on a global scale. With an extensive global network, Blue Startups is a nexus of entrepreneurial activity in Hawaii, and between Asia and North America.