Pacific Business News: Five new Honolulu companies emerge from Founder Institute program

Dodecki co-founder and CEO Michael Gifford completes rigorous Founder Institute startup accelerator in Honolulu.


 

Duane Shimogawa reporting:

The Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup accelerator with more than 1,000 graduate companies, said that it has graduated five new companies in Honolulu that completed a 15-week training course mentored by experienced startup CEOs. …

“Twenty-one founders started the training program but only five survived the rigorous four-month training program to graduate this week,” Founder Institute Honolulu Chapter Co-director Russel Cheng said in a statement. “We are really proud of these first-time founders as they navigated through our highly-structured mentor-driven program to get their companies off the ground.”

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