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Join us virtually for the culminating event of the 2021 UH Venture Competition, sponsored by American Savings Bank. More than $60,000 in prizes are up for grabs. Tune in to meet our brilliant student entrepreneurs and help us choose the winners of the wild card round!

Launching in 2000, the UH Venture Competition has grown to become one of the most exciting, feature events of the University of Hawaii entrepreneurial ecosystem. The UHVC is an intense, semester-long, experiential program that provides hands-on education, mentorship and resources to University of Hawaii students and faculty who seek to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and start a business venture. Don’t miss the Final Event!

THE FINALISTS ARE:

Nimbus AI LLC
Team: Kyle Hart (Computer Science), Peter Sadowski, and Giuseppe Torri
Coach: Ellen Ng of Hawaii Technology Development Corporation
Nimbus AI LLC is a company that provides machine learning powered solar forecasts for utilities and individual PV customers.

Polū Energy
Team: Tate Castillo (Law and Business) and David Ma
Coach: Vira Sananikone of Elizabeth Mott
Polū Energy is reliable renewable ocean energy technology that balances wind and solar while making seawater desalination cheaper and cleaner.

Pulse Utility, LLC
Team: Craig Opie (Information and Computer Sciences), Yosef Ben Gershom (Business), Anthony Lopez (Electrical Engineering), Joshua O’Neill (CENT), and Isaac Rodrigues
Coach: Garret Yoshimi of University of Hawai‘i
Pulse Utility, LLC is a utility location service using ground penetration radar with improved location accuracy.

The UH Venture Competition provides hands-on education, mentorship and resources to University of Hawaii students and faculty who seek to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and start a business venture. It is open to students from all 10 UH system campuses.