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Henk Rogers

The successful computer gaming specialist has been using his wealth to promote clean energy for Hawaii

By Mark Coleman

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 30, 2011

~~<p>Henk Rogers knows a little something about business, which is why he is among those scheduled to speak at Tuesday&rsquo;s 2011 Hawaii Venture Capital Summit on what it takes to attract investment capital.</p>
<p>The Dutch-born Hawaii resident, 57, whose family moved to New York when he was 11, has several successful companies, including Blue Planet Software, which he began as Bullet-Proof Software in the early 1980s to promote a computer game he had designed. The Black Onyx became the No. 1 video game in Japan, where he had moved after studying computer science at the University of Hawaii.</p>
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Henk Rogers knows a little something about business, which is why he is among those scheduled to speak at Tuesday’s 2011 Hawaii Venture Capital Summit on what it takes to attract investment capital.

The Dutch-born Hawaii resident, 57, whose family moved to New York when he was 11, has several successful companies, including Blue Planet Software, which he began as Bullet-Proof Software in the early 1980s to promote a computer game he had designed. The Black Onyx became the No. 1 video game in Japan, where he had moved after studying computer science at the University of Hawaii. Login for more...



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