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Hawaii among the top states for start-ups

By Erika Engle

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LAST UPDATED: 10:23 a.m. HST, Jun 19, 2013



Hawaii is the eighth-most entrepreneurial state in the U.S., according to a CNNMoney report.

Hawaii’s start-up rate is 400 per 100,000 adults, versus top-ranked Montana, which boasts 530 start-ups per 100,000 adults. No. 10 Nevada has 390 per 100,000.

CNNMoney interviewed U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, who discussed public and private initiatives of which entrepreneurs are availing themselves.

The story also mentions Henk Rogers’ technology accelerator Blue Planet, which, among others, is mentoring Internet, software, mobile and e-commerce companies.

The top 10:

1. Montana

2. Vermont

3. New Mexico

4. Alaska

5. Mississippi

6. California

7. Idaho

8. Hawaii

9. Louisiana

10. Nevada

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loquaciousone wrote:
Starting up is one thing but continuing to do business in Hawaii is a totally different animal.
on June 19,2013 | 11:26AM
Hapa_Haole_Boy wrote:
Top for startups yet last in business climate (article several days ago). Make up your minds....
on June 19,2013 | 12:57PM
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