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2019 BPC Prizes

First Place:

  • $10,000 American Savings Bank first place prize Incorporation package and financing term sheet sponsored by Vantage Counsel LLC ($7,500 value)

  • 20 hours of marketing consultation sponsored by Pineapple Tweed ($5,000 value) Automatic screening bypass and opportunity to present to the Hoku Scientific Microloan Program board for a startup loan of up to $5,000

  • Dependent upon team’s ability to meet eligibility criteria and expectations, automatic selection to participate in the 2019 PACE Summer Startup Launchpad, a 6-week intensive program that provides education and mentorship to help a founding team evaluate an idea and launch a business. Teams receive $4,000 cash at the completion of the program. 

  • Startup support package sponsored by Sultan Ventures ($3,500 value): $1,000 credit for XLR8HI workshops; 1 month of coworking space in downtown Honolulu at XLR8HI; 3 hours of consulting; and advancement to final screening for the upcoming XLR8UH cohort (must fill out short- and long-form application to advance).

  • Invitation for three team members to attend a meeting of the Hawaii Angels, the premier investment network for seed-level private equity investors in Hawai‘i PACE Professional-in-Residence priority

  • Exclusive access to sPACE, UH’s collaborative workspace.

Second place:

  • $5,000 University of Hawaii Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation second place prize Incorporation package and financing term sheet sponsored by Vantage Counsel LLC ($5,000 value)

  • 10 hours of marketing consultation sponsored by Pineapple Tweed ($3,000 value) Automatic screening bypass and opportunity to present to the Hoku Scientific Microloan Program board for a startup loan of up to $5,000

  • Dependent upon team’s ability to meet eligibility criteria and expectations, automatic selection to participate in the 2019 PACE Summer Startup Launchpad, a 6-week intensive program that provides education and mentorship to help a founding team evaluate an idea and launch a business. Teams receive $4,000 cash at the completion of the program. 

  • Startup support package sponsored by Sultan Ventures ($2,000 value): $500 credit for XLR8HI workshops; 2 weeks of coworking space in downtown Honolulu at XLR8HI; 2 hours of consulting; and advancement to final screening for the upcoming XLR8UH cohort (must fill out short- and long-form application to advance).

  • Invitation for three team members to attend a meeting of the Hawaii Angels, the premier investment network for seed-level private equity investors in Hawaii PACE Professional-in-Residence priority

  • Exclusive access to sPACE, UH’s collaborative workspace.

Third Place:

  • $2,500 HiBEAM Bill Richardson Pioneer Third Place Prize. Third place cash prize is sponsored by HiBEAM in memory of Bill Richardson, a venture capital pioneer in Hawaii and a HiBEAM founder and former president. Legal services sponsored by Vantage Counsel LLC ($1,500 value)

  • 3 hours of marketing consultation sponsored by Pineapple Tweed ($1,500) Automatic screening bypass and opportunity to present to the Hoku Scientific Microloan Program board for a startup loan of up to $5,000

  • Dependent upon team’s ability to meet eligibility criteria and expectations, automatic selection to participate in the 2019 PACE Summer Startup Launchpad, a 6-week intensive program that provides education and mentorship to help a founding team evaluate an idea and launch a business. Teams receive $4,000 cash at the completion of the program. 

  • Startup support package sponsored by Sultan Ventures ($1,000 value): $250 credit for XLR8HI workshops; 1 week of coworking space in downtown Honolulu at XLR8HI; 1 hour of consulting; and advancement to final screening for the upcoming XLR8UH cohort (must fill out short- and long-form application to advance).

  • Invitation for three team members to attend a meeting of the Hawaii Angels, the premier investment network for seed-level private equity investors in Hawaii PACE Professional-in-Residence priority

  • Exclusive access to sPACE, UH’s collaborative workspace.

Title Sponsor

    American Savings Bank Logo

Sponsors

       HiBEAM logo       Pineapple Tweed Logo       Sultan Ventures Logo

UH System Logo       Vantage Counsel Logo