Looby Joins Ignite As Enablement Manager

February 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

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Ignite, the entrepreneurial hub in Bermuda, has welcomed Melissa Looby as its new Enablement Manager.

A spokesperson said, “We are excited to announce the recent addition of Melissa Looby to the Ignite Team as the new Enablement Manager. When Ignite first opened its doors in May 2019, Melissa was part of Ignite’s first cohort of entrepreneurs with her marketing and event management business, The Pulse Group.

“Melissa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, including coaching, project management, event planning, marketing, and research. She will be the first entrepreneur globally to make the leap from programme participant to programme delivery, delivering the well-known entrepreneurial accelerator programme.

“Melissa will be responsible for entrepreneurial enablement, leading training sessions, and managing the collaborative community space while helping to foster an inclusive, supportive ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Bermuda. Melissa is focused, driven, and passionate about helping entrepreneurial leaders succeed.”

Reflecting on her journey, Melissa Looby shared, “Ignite became my home away from home from the day I walked through the doors. It played a critical role in my confidence and mindset when it came to being an entrepreneur. I am excited to sit on the other side now as a part of the Ignite Team and look forward to supporting Bermudian entrepreneurs on their individual journeys.”

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“Since its inception in May 2019, Ignite has supported over 500 entrepreneurs, contributing to job creation and diversity in Bermuda. As our ecosystem expands, we continue to adapt to the evolving needs of Bermuda’s entrepreneurs, backing not just startups but also established businesses seeking to scale, expand their teams, or secure funding.”

Executive Director, Sean Reel said; “As our community continues to grow, we are constantly seeking talented individuals to help support entrepreneurs and community leaders. Melissa has experienced the program, built businesses and has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that face Bermuda”

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