Resources and media
Here are links to available resources that you can use in preparing your business plan and presentation:

Downloadable Resources from the Shidler College of Business - Pacific asian center for entrepreneurship (PACE)

(March 16, 2013) Business Transactions and Intellectual Property
by Johnathan Bolton & Martin Loui

(March 16, 2013) The Pitch (No Pressure)
by Tim Dick

Entrepreneurial Marketing
by James Richardson

Cash Flow Analysis
by Ben Bystrom

Equity Analysis and Capital Structure
by Ben Bystrom

Analyzing the Opportunity
by Susan Yamada

Financial Projections
by Eric Mais

Three One-Pagers
by Dennis Coleman

Investor One-Pager
by Dennis Coleman

The Pitch
by Russel Cheng

Forming Startup Companies
by Gregory Kim

Investor's Perspective
by Shan Steinmark

A Working Entrepreneur
by Brett Seitman

Marketing Strategy
by Jennifer Chandler

Winning Pitches
by Peter Kay

Pitch Mechanics
by Peter Kay

About Technology Transfer at the University of Hawaii
from the Office of Technology Transfer and Economic Development (OTTED)

Analyzing the Opportunity
by Susan Yamada

Assessing the Social Impact in Double Bottom Line Ventures
by Catherine Clark, William Rosenzweig, David Long, Sarah Olsen

Business Launching Checklist
by Guy Kawasaki

Executive Summary
by James Richardson

Great Business Plans
by Valerie Koenig

Loan Programs and Technical Assistance Partners for Small Business
by Jerry M. Hirata

Market Research and Analysis
by Dana Alden

Putting It All Together
by David Gillespie

Sample Business Plan (Dial It Service)
by Valerie Koenig

Sample Business Plan Projections (Dial It Service)
by Valerie Koenig

Sample Executive Summary (CuriosiT)
by John Ferrari, Dave Brannon, Rick Montenegro

Sample Executive Summary (Peltex, INC)
from Peltex, INC

Sample Executive Summary (PerfectSights)
from PerfectSights

Social Enterprise FAQ
by Sally Little

Social Return on Investment

Sopogy: The Total Solar Solution
by Darren Kimura

What is Social Enterprise?
by Sally Little

Writing a Social Enterprise Business Plan
by Sally Little

Writing a Winning Business Plan
by Van Osnabrugge. M., & Robinson, R. J.

Other Resources

Kamehameha Schools Strategic Ag Plan
Business Planning and Pitch Development Application offers thousands of pages of free sample plans, planning tools, and expert advice.

Country Reports on Economic Policy and Trade Practices
Provides a single, comparative analysis of the economic policies and trade practices of countries with which the United States has significant economic or trade relationships.

Provider of internet statistics. Their reports combine original analysis with aggregated numbers from leading sources worldwide.
Business owners can access actionable information, expert answers and comprehensive services to solve their business challenges.

Global Social Venture Competition
The purpose of GSVC is to actively support and promote the creation and growth of successful social ventures around the world.

Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network
Assists with your entrepreneurial goals by providing planning, marketing, and management expertise.

Manoa Library / Lexis Nexis
Link to Lexis Nexis via the UH Manoa Library.

Red Herring
High-Tech and IPO Info from "Red Herring," resources and analysis on high-tech and entrepreneurial news.

Social Return on Investment Publications from REDF.

World wide business directory with free company and product listings

Small Business Administration
Legal issues, business planning, software, and other SBA resources

U.S. Census Fact Finder
Business and Industry -This data details the number of employees, establishments, annual payroll, sales figures for various businesses, and primary economic indicators.

U.S. Department of Commerce
Facts and information from the US Department of Commerce.

University of Hawai‘i Agribusiness Incubator Program

The Kohala Center

Key Dates

Aug. 1, 2017: Registration Opens
Sept. 1, 2017: Registration & Business Plan Summary Deadline
Sept. 15, 2017: First Round of Finalists Notified
Oct. 2, 2017: Business Plans Deadline
Oct. 25, 2017: Presentation to Judges
Oct. 27, 2017: Finalists Notified
Nov. 1, 2017: Hawai‘i Food & Wine "Raw & Wild In the Tank" Event - Winners Announced

Application Checklist
  • Registration Form
  • Top Copy of Tenant Agreement (ROE, License and Lease)
  • Business Plan Summary
  • Financial Analysis

* Award monies will be distributed in accordance with the completion of their major milestones as identified in the business plan.