EastMeetsWest: The Intrapreneurship Leadership Program 2020

Meet investors, like-minded entrepreneurs, and new partners at East Meets West Conference, an annual event dedicated to building bridges to startup communities across the Pacific. Join #EMW20 here.

East Meets West is right around the corner! Building partnerships in a globally connected world is critical, especially with the rise of the Asian consumer and businesses. Come learn more about global startup trends including cutting edge innovation, influencer marketing and sustainability trends at East Meets West. Interact with prominent international investors from throughout Asia and the U.S. at the East Meets West conference.

The topics for this year will include:

  • Sustainable Futures: Climate, Oceans and Waste Reduction
  • Artificial Intelligence: All Hype or Too Real?
  • The Future of Work: The Rise of the Digital Nomad
  • The Intersection of Wellness & Technology
  • Reinventing Education – Can Edtech Make a Difference?
  • Non-traditional Funders and Founders

East Meets West 2018

Last February 2018, the startup event of EastMeetsWest was held in Hawaii, it effortlessly brought together honorable investors and entrepreneurs from North America, Hawaii, and Asia. Brilliant ideas were imparted by international speakers which brought out the hottest topics, pitch opportunities, and ample networking!

In this conference, TravelTech, Social Impact technologies and Blockchain were focused. The two days brought to life the advances of these technologies.

Who were the Keynote Speakers?

The following amazing personalities brought the finest information in their area of expertise.

DAVID IGE, the Honorable Governor of the State of Hawaii

STEPHEN FORTE, the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Fresco Capital

HENK ROGERS, the awesome President and CEO of Blue Planet Energy

SAM GELlMAN, the brilliant Senior Design Manager of Uber

DECLAN KELLY, the Head of Investors of Web Summit

JULIAN HOSP, the bright Co-founder and President of TenX

NATALI ARDIANTO, the hardworking Co-Founder and CTO of Tiket.com

COVADONGA BASELGA, she is the Corporate Strategist of Amadeus Ventures

MAYA ROGERS, the awesome President and CEO of Blue Planet Software

DAWN LIPPERT, CEO of Elemental Excelerator

MELI JAMES, the bright Co-Founder of Mana Up, and at the same time the President of HVCA

EDITH YEUNG, the head of 500 Startups Greater China

JOYCE KIM, the hardworking Managing Partner of SparkChain Capital, and the Co-Founder of Stellar

BLAINE KAHO’ONEI, the Senior Business Development Manager of Heroku

REBECCA BRANHAM, the Co-founder of B&L Group, Inc

EDWIN HAWKINS, the Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development

RAHUL SOOD, is the CEO of Unikrn

MARK DE GROH, the Principal of the Republic Good

JOHN KAAIOHELO, the Special Advisor to CIO, Telenor

ANDREW CHAPIN, the Co-Founder and CEO of Benja

MIKI TOMITA, Co-Founder of Education Intubator

NEIL HANNAHS, the founder and CEO of Ho’okele Strategies LLC

KEONI LEE, the Co-Founder of Waiwai Collective

AMY BRINKER, the Sustainability Manager of Kamehameha Schools

KAMUELA ENOS, the director of Social Enterprise of MA’O Organic Farms

TONY BLANK, the amazing Senior Developer Evangelist of SendGrid

MARGOT SCHMORAK, the CEO and Co-founder of Hostfuly

RICHARD R. VULYSTEKE, the president of the East-West Center

STEVE PETRANIK, the Editor of Hawaii Business Magazine

DAVID AI, the Director of Knowledge and Transfer Office at the City University of Hong Kong

MICHAEL HWANG, the Managing Director of Bigbang Angels

OSCAR RAMOS, the Partner and Program Director

CHRIS HEMMETER, the Managing Director of Thayer Ventures

CARMAN CHAN, the Founder and Managing Partner of Click Ventures

These honorable lecturers were given the recognition they earned through an intimate conference with the lecturers.

How much was the payment of the Conference?

The payment started at a rate of $95, it provides access to the Conference. It had a free lunch and reception until Feb 2. Meanwhile, the ticket for Summit and Conference was at $995! It was inclusive of the Intimate VIP Summit at Kualoa Ranch.

Participate more in conference startups! You will bring more learnings from the deep-dive learning opportunities given by the speakers!


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