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Honolulu Accelerators & Incubators

5 Successful Accelerators and Incubators in Honolulu

Hundreds of accelerators and incubators are found in Honolulu and here is a list with the 5 best ones.

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Looking to start a business in Honolulu?

You've come to the right place.

The accelerator and incubator ecosystem in Honolulu is continually expanding, so you'll want to keep track of them all.

To help you, we've put together an exhaustive list of 5 of the best incubators and accelerators in Honolulu.


The 5 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Honolulu

1) Elemental Excelerator

1) Elemental Excelerator

Elemental Excelerator is a startup accelerator that helps startups transform the world one community at a time.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Dawn Lippert, Jill Sims
  • Industries: Agriculture, Clean Energy, CleanTech, Food and Beverage, Transportation, Waste Management, Water
  • Number of investments: 68
  • Number of exits: 11

You can find their website here.

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2) Blue Startups

2) Blue Startups

Blue Startups is a Top 20 Accelerator in the United States (according to Techcrunch), focusing on enabling scalable technology firms compete on a global scale.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Chenoa Farnsworth, Henk Rogers, Maya Rogers
  • Industries: Financial Services, Information Technology, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 114
  • Number of exits: 4
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

3) XLR8UH

3) XLR8UH

XLR8UH is a venture accelerator that teaches, advises, and invests in the research and talent of the University of Hawai'i.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Omar Sultan, Tarik Sultan
  • Industries: Consulting, Financial Services, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 25

You can find their website here.

4) Mana Up

4) Mana Up

Mana Up is a 12-week innovation accelerator program focusing on worldwide product growth.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Brittany Heyd, Meli James
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services, Social Entrepreneurship
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

5) XLR8HI

5) XLR8HI

Hawaii's first proof-of-concept venture accelerator is XLR8HI.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • Started in: 2012
  • Industries: Finance

You can find their website here.

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