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Pupus & Pitches 3

Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i

Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (HST)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Nonmembers Ended $35.00 $0.00
EF Hawai‘i Members   more info Ended Free $0.00
Students Ended $20.00 $0.00

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  • Meet venture capitalist Kent Madsen of Epic Ventures and private equity investors Peter Shoemaker and Kevin Tom of Wedbush Capital.
  • Learn about their funds and what they're looking for in an investment.
  • Enjoy heavy pupus and networking!


  • Ala Wai Pharma: Ala Wai Pharma’s permeability enhancer technology increases the oral bioavailability of influenza medications such as Relenza®, which is currently delivered through inhalation.
  • Kai Medical: Kai Medical improves the quality of life of people with respiratory ailments, including sleep apnea, by developing and marketing products that are more efficient, comfortable, and effective.
  • Tow Choice: Tow Choice’s mobile system allows motorists to use their smartphones to request competitive quotes from roadside assistance professionals.
Kent Madsen is a Managing Director of EPIC Venture Fund and has been a venture capitalist investing in seed and early-stage technology companies for more than a decade. Previously Kent was a Managing Director of Wasatch Venture Fund, a firm with four funds, approximately $200 million under management, and investments in 70 companies.
Peter Shoemaker is a Managing Director at Wedbush Capital, a private equity fund. He has over 20 years of experience investing in lower middle-market companies. He has structured leveraged buyouts, roll-ups, recapitalizations and growth equity for companies in a variety of industries.
Kevin Tom is a Vice President at Wedbush Capital. He was previously at KRG Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, and Wachovia Capital Markets, where he provided investment banking services to the firm's private equity clients.
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Have questions about Pupus & Pitches 3? Contact Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i

When & Where

Waikiki Yacht Club
1599 Ala Moana Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96814

Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (HST)

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Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai`i

At the Entrepreneurs Foundation of Hawai'i we create and foster connections and resources that empower entrepreneurs to give back from the onset of their business -- which strengthens both their business and their community.

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