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Scholarships Available for Startup Weekend Maui

MEDB News Release

If 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 and Technology Center, 590 Lipoa Parkway. Both are located in the Maui Research and Technology Park in Kihei, Maui, Hawaii.

Deadline to submit a scholarship application is midnight, Thursday, May 7. Scholarships are limited, so apply early. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

For more information for the 2015 Startup Weekend Maui and the scholarship, visit 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.

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