19th Annual HVCA Deal & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala

Hawaii Venture Capital Association proudly presented the 19th Annual HVCA Deal & Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala on Friday, March 1, 2019. 

HVCA's Annual Awards Gala brings the community together for a night of celebration and networking amongst entrepreneurs and deal makers throughout the state.

 

19th Annual HVCA Entrepreneur and Deal of the Year Awards Gala Recipients: 

  • DEAL OF THE YEAR - Rich Razgaitis, FloWater
  • ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Steve Haumschild, Lanikai Brewing Company
  • ISLAND INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR - Brynn Foster, Voyaging Foods
  • INVESTOR OF THE YEAR - Henk Rogers, Maya Rogers, Chenoa Farnsworth, Blue Startups
  • SOCIAL IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Josiah ʻĀkau, Kinai 'Eha
  • AGRICULTURE / CLEAN TECH ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Brenden Millstein & Louis Concato, Carbon Lighthouse
  • TECH ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Andrew Fowers, Shaka Guide
  • STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Rose Wong, Kolohe Ocean Gems
  • CORPORATE INTRAPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Peter Fukunaga, Hui Car Share
  • STARTUP PARADISE CHAMPION OF THE YEAR - Karl Fooks, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation
  • PEOPLE'S CHOICE STARTUP OF THE YEAR - Keoki Tavares, Aloha Elixir
  • CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR - Dylan Butterbaugh, Manoa Chocolate
  • SPECIAL RECOGNITION - Zachary Hester, Lawrence Hester, FareHarbor

HVCA Awards Gala Sponsors 2019

Presenting Sponsor

University of Hawaii System

Award Sponsors

UHA Health Insurance
HTDC
American Savings Bank
Bayer
Blue Startups
Elemental Excelerator
Kamehameha Schools
Ulupono Initiative
Alaska Airlines
Mana Up
Hawaii Business Magazine
Computational Thinkers

Reception Sponsors

Stafford Capital Partners
Algorithm Tax Group

Student Ticket Sponsors
Startup Capital Ventures
Shidler College of Business PACE

Lei Sponsor
9 Orchids
 
 
Community Sponsors
Empowered Presentations
MadeXMaker
Pineapple Tweed
Lanikai Brewing Company
 
Media Partner
Hawaii Business Magazine