Investment Program

HSDC’s previous investment program focused on ecosystem development through the HI Growth Initiative in order to develop a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem attractive to private sector investors.  HSDC’s investments supported collaborative events for the entrepreneurial community, accelerator programs and investment funds, seed funds and a Series A fund. HSDC’s co-investors in its various funds include Hawaii angel investors, Hawaii corporate investors, and Hawaii institutional investors.

Of the active Hawaii-based investment funds, HSDC has helped in the establishment of 6 of these funds:

Blue Ventures I & II, affiliated with Blue Startups

GTA Development Fund, affiliated with GVS Transmedia Accelerator

EEX Fund One, affiliated with Elemental Excelerator

UPSIDE Fund I & II

Reef Fund I & II

Startup Capital Ventures Fund II