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Fail Whale

Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i

Monday, September 16, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (HST)

Fail Whale

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What We Learned From Our Biggest Mistakes

A panel of serial entrepreneurs will tell you about their biggest mistakes, what they learned, and how they moved on. Find out why they think failure can lead to success and what you need to know to overcome challenges. You’ll hear stories and advice you won’t get elsewhere. There will be time for Q&A, pupus, and networking.

Panel of Serial Entrepreneurs

  • Tim Dick is a General Partner of Startup Capital Ventures of Palo Alto. Tim founded Hawaii Superferry,, and He was also the first investor in and He co-founded, which is the Internet’s privacy standard, and is a founding Board Member of Reef Check Hawaii.
  • Steve Sue is the founder of, a reinvention of business planning software. BizGym has spawned Lemonade Alley, a kids’ business plan competition, and, an online marketplace for Hawai‘i vendors. Steve was formerly a real estate developer and a conceptualist of consumer experiences, including casino mega resorts around the globe.
  • Carnet Williams is the founder of Sockpost and founder and former CEO of Sprout (acquired by InMobi). He was previously Executive Director of HiBEAM, Director of Clean Trade at The Nature Conservancy, Director of Academic Technology at Stanford University, Director of Business Development at TurboLinux, and founder/CEO of


  • Peter Kay is the voice of “Your Computer Minute” on the radio. He is the President of CyberCom, Inc., a high-tech management consulting firm. His personal mission is to lead technology-leveraged transformation in corporations, governments, and individuals. He has founded 6 tech-related companies in Hawai‘i since 1984.

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When & Where

Waikiki Yacht Club Dining Room
1599 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96814

Monday, September 16, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (HST)

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Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i

Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage, enable and empower Hawai`i's entrepreneurs to do well to do good. We support entrepreneurs and startups, who view their business success as a tool to create positive change in our community and the world, and help them to implement the practices and infrastructure to embed that value into their business and ultimately create community impact that grows and scales together with their business. For more information visit

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