#ShineYourLight – Hezekiah “Ky” Holland

Jordan Inks December 18, 2017

Hezekiah “Ky” Holland wants a vibrant startup ecosystem for Alaska! In 2014, Ky was instrumental in establishing the Alaska Accelerator Fund, a fund to grow early-stage businesses in Anchorage. As a Partner with Alyeska Venture Management, Ky connects investors, entrepreneurs, and opportunities to take them to the next level! A big part of Ky’s work is education. He teaches angel investors what it means to invest in early-stage business so that the Anchorage community has better-informed investors and advisors. Ky is also active in numerous events across the state–1 Million Cups, Startup Weekend Fairbanks, and more–creating enthusiasm for entrepreneurship! Learn more at akacceleratorfund.com.


Jordan Inks, Writer + Editor

Jordan moved to Alaska from the East Coast in 2009 with her family. Years later, she is still a running commentary on the beauty of The Last Frontier! Jordan studied Entrepreneurship at a small, private college in Western Pennsylvania, which is where she discovered a passion for digital marketing. She enjoys putting that passion to work as Junior Editor at Beacon! Jordan's hobbies currently include cooking, reading, and graphic design, but she is happiest when trying new things.