Get up to $75K for your start-up business

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Have a great business idea? Apply for the XLR8UH summer cohort and get hands-on entrepreneurship training. All University of Hawaiʻi students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to apply to be eligible for up to $75,000 in new venture funding. Apply via the XLR8UH website by May 1.

XLR8UH is a four-month accelerator program, with two sessions each calendar year. The program offers weekly workshops, presentations, lectures, and office hours. Each session culminates in a formal, highly competitive showcase day where teams present business concepts to a panel of investors, partners, and executives.

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