HVCA 15th Annual Entrepreneur & Deal of the Year Awards Gala

Thank you to everyone that attended the 15th Annual Hawaii Venture Capital Association Entrepreneur & Deal of the Year Awards Gala on February 26, 2015, celebrating the biggest successes and innovation leaders of 2014.


Check out photos from the event here




15th Annual HVCA Entrepreneur and Deal of the Year Awards Gala Recipients: 

  • Deal of the Year - TruTag Technologies, Hank Wuh 
  • Investor of the Year - Omar Sultan & Tarik Sultan, Sultan Ventures 
  • Entrepreneur of the Year - Steve Baker, Micronesian Registration Advisors 
  • Life Science Entrepreneur of the Year - David Watumull, Cardax
  • Student Entrepreneur of the Year - Kevin Shin, Startup Digest 
  • Clean Tech / Ag Entrepreneur of the Year - Michael Pfeffer, Ibis Networks 
  • Tech Entrepreneur of the Year - Alex Bero & Viil Lid, Livesift 
  • Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year - Shanah Trevanna, ProtoHUB Honolulu
HVCA Awards Gala Sponsors '15 
Award Sponsors
Energy Excelerator
High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC)
Sultan Ventures
Reception Sponsor
Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing Lawyers 
Student Ticket Sponsor
Startup Capital Ventures
Startup Paradise Sponsors 
Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawaii
City and County of Honolulu - State of Hawaii
Lei Sponsor
The Hawaii Group
Community Sponsors 
Empowered Presentations
Startup Paradise 
Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
The Pacific Asian Center for Entrepreneurship at the Shidler College of Business
Media Partner
Pacific Business News 
Anchor Sponsor