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SWM_Facebook profile-06If you’re living in Hana, Lanai or Molokai, and are an entrepreneur who has an idea for a business, the Maui Economic Development Board encourages you to participate in this year’s Startup Weekend Maui scheduled on May 15-17. This is YOUR opportunity to learn how to launch a company in just 54 hours! Limited scholarships are available!
Startup Weekend brings together entrepreneurs of different backgrounds, including software developers, marketers, designers, and other enthusiasts. The event offers a fun, intense, risk-free way to get a startup off the ground; connect with other passionate and skilled individuals; and perhaps even find a co-founder or two to transform their ideas into reality.
The event will be held at MEDB’s Malcolm Center, 1305 N. Holopono Street and at the Maui Research & Technology Center, 590 Lipoa Parkway. Both are located in the Maui Research & Technology Park in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.
Deadline to submit a scholarship application is Midnight, Thursday, May 7th. Scholarships are limited, so apply early. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. To apply, CLICK HERE.  (http://www.medb.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/SUW-Scholarship-Application-Form.pdf)
For more information for the 2015 Startup Weekend Maui and the scholarship, visit www.j.mp/startupmaui or call Tiffany Lambert at MEDB at (808) 270-6808. And don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook too!
Startup Weekend Maui is hosted by the Maui Economic Development Board. Event sponsors include: County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, High Technology Development Corporation, HI-Growth Initiative and Pacific Media Group, Sultan Ventures, Blue Startups and Startup Capital Ventures.

Gerald Smith