We are excited to announce the launch of a new incubator and accelerator intensive program for Hawaiʻi youth.  This unique collaboration combines the entrepreneurship and investment savvy of Sultan Ventures & XLR8HI with the youth and community-empowering, passion project-work of Education Incubator to support youth in designing solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.


Stage 1

Applications open to youth ages 10-20 yrs old.
June 2019

Stage 2

Video or face-to-face interviews with coaches.
June 2019

Stage 3

Pilot cohort selected (20 participants max).
June 2019

Stage 4

Pilot Phase 1 - Explore | Invent Intensive.
July 15 - 19, 2019

Stage 5

Pilot Phase 2 - Build | Launch Intensive.
July 22 - 26, 2019

Stage 6

Pilot Phase 3 - R&D.
Aug. - Sept. 2019

Stage 7

Pilot Phase 4 - Financials & Funding.
Fall 2019

Stage 8

Pilot Phase 5 - Demo Day.
Fall 2019

Meet the 14 young innovators who stepped up to the XLR8YOUTH challenge! Stay tuned to hear from them about their entrepreneurial journeys as we head into the final stages of this program pilot, and for details on how to apply for the full Spring program.

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Education Incubator

Education Incubator offers a wide range of programming to create access and opportunity for youth in Hawaiʻi and beyond to create radical change now.



XLR8HI is Hawaiʻi's Entrepreneurship Center, bringing people, opportunities, and ideas together to drive entrepreneurship + innovation forward.

Sultan Ventures

Sultan Ventures is a venture firm helping visionary founders build successful, long-lasting businesses.