HONOLULU (KHON2) — A Hawaii-based initiative that grows local products to markets worldwide is teaming up with Build Native to launch a new program designed to help Native Hawaiian and Indigenous business owners build the skill sets, confidence and resources to achieve their goals.
Build Native with Shopify, a global initiative to provide Indigenous-identifying entrepreneurs with an authentic and culturally relevant platform, announced its new Hawai‘i Rising program in partnership with Mana Up, a Hawai'i-based accelerator and venture fund.
Hawaii-based product accelerator Mana Up has partnered with Build Native with Shopify to launch a new program that supports Native Hawaiian entrepreneurs.
Hawaii-based consumer brand accelerator Mana Up has opened applications for its seventh cohort of Island business owners.
Today we'll meet some of the Mana Up makers and learn how they market their local brand to the rest of the world. We'll also learn about Mana Ups statewide virtual tour and the call for applications for cohort 7.
The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have unleashed a tidal wave of entrepreneur activity across the country. The U.S. Census Bureau reports paperwork was filed to start 4.3 million businesses in 2021. More people are also creating start-ups here in Hawaii.
Accelerator Mana Up and nonprofit travel2change have launched a new partnership to promote products from local makers.
Mana Up, a local accelerator for Hawai‘i-based consumer brands, today announced the launch of its first venture capital fund with $6.3 million in capital commitments.
In early 2018, Ko Hana Hawaiian Agricole Rum, a small distiller in Kunia, joined with Mana Up in the business accelerator’s first cohort of 10 young Hawaii-based companies seeking help scaling up their businesses.
Brittany Heyd, 2021 Women Who Mean Business Honoree, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Honolulu.
Local product business accelerator Mana Up is hosting its annual entrepreneur showcase virtually for the second year in a row.
Mana Up announces its 2021 Showcase, which will livestream from the historic Hawaii Theatre via Facebook and YouTube on Thursday, November 4 at 4:00 p.m. HST.