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Ignite Bermuda Meets With US Consul General

Ignite Bermuda Meets With US Consul General

Ignite Bermuda hosted a visit from the U.S. Consul General as part of Global Entrepreneurship Month. A spokesperson said, “This special occasion was an opportunity for Ignite’s entrepreneurial leaders to introduce their businesses and discuss future prospects with the U.S. Consul General, Karen Grissette and her team. A number of discussions were... Read more of this article

Ignite Bermuda Hires Selica Blackwood

Ignite Bermuda Hires Selica Blackwood

Ignite Bermuda has hired Selica Blackwood as their new Communications and Administrations Officer. A spokesperson said, “Ignite Bermuda is excited to have expanded with the hire of Bermudian Selica Blackwood as the new Communications and Administrations Officer after receiving 79 applications from highly qualified candidates. “Ms. Blackwood brings... Read more of this article

Ignite Bermuda Releases Impact Report

Ignite Bermuda Releases Impact Report

Ignite Bermuda has released its 2019-2021 Impact Report, highlighting the “lasting impact an entrepreneurial ecosystem can have through coaching, mentoring, and a supportive community of peers.” A spokesperson said, “Ignite Bermuda is pleased to share their 2019-2021 Impact Report that covers the launch of the entrepreneurial accelerator... Read more of this article

Ignite Opens Application Portal For Next Cohort

Ignite Opens Application Portal For Next Cohort

Ignite Bermuda is accepting applications for its next cohort from October 4 to October 15. A spokesperson said, “Ignite Bermuda is looking for applicants to join their community of 250+ entrepreneurs and community leaders who are eager to accelerate their business, organization or idea to the next level. “The application portal will be open... Read more of this article

Twenty Interns Take Part In Ignite Programme

Twenty Interns Take Part In Ignite Programme

Ignite – an entrepreneurial accelerator created specifically for local innovators — launched its pilot internship program for young adults this summer. “The internship application was oversubscribed with only twenty spots for the top applicants being selected. These young adults have been selected to take part in an opportunity to educate... Read more of this article

Ignite Interns Support The Bermuda Red Cross

Ignite Interns Support The Bermuda Red Cross

Ignite’s entrepreneurial interns recently took part in a brainstorming workshop for the Bermuda Red Cross’s thrift store. A spokesperson said, “Last week, Ignite’s young adult entrepreneurial interns took part in a brainstorming workshop for the Bermuda Red Cross’s thrift store, located at 9 Berry Hill, Paget. “The workshop was... Read more of this article

Ignite Entrepreneurial Internship Programme

Ignite Entrepreneurial Internship Programme

Twenty local young adults recently participated in the launch of the first ever Ignite Young Adult Entrepreneurial Internship Programme. A spokesperson said, “The programme kicked off with a two-day Boot Camp alongside Ignite’s Cohort 4. The young adult participants were able to gain insight into the Ignite curriculum throughout the two days... Read more of this article

Ignite Launches Internship Initiative

Ignite Launches Internship Initiative

Ignite Bermuda is getting set to launch a new Young Adult Entrepreneurial Internship for 20 young adults. A spokesperson said, “Funded through the generosity of HSBC Bank Bermuda Ltd, Ignite, our island’s entrepreneurial accelerator, is set to launch a new Young Adult Entrepreneurial Internship for 20 local young adults this summer. “Currently,... Read more of this article

Ignite Announces Cohort Application Dates

Ignite Announces Cohort Application Dates

The application for the next cohort of Ignite Bermuda’s Accelerator Programme will be available online from January 25 through February 5. A spokesperson said, “Ignite Bermuda continues to make an impact on the local entrepreneurial landscape. A few short months ago, a total of 44 entrepreneurs representing 34 startups at various stages of development... Read more of this article

Ignite Cohort Report 15 New Full Time Jobs

Ignite Cohort Report 15 New Full Time Jobs

Ignite Bermuda’s second cohort – who concluded their Business Accelerator Programme in June – reported an increase of 5.7% in sales, as well as 15 full time and 28 part-time jobs created. A spokesperson said, “For each Ignite Bermuda’s cohort, data is collected from the participants to track and measure the impact of the accelerator... Read more of this article

Ignite To Launch Nonprofit Sprint Programme

Ignite To Launch Nonprofit Sprint Programme

Ignite Bermuda is getting set to launch a nonprofit Sprint Programme in order to “enable as many community leaders as possible, empowering them to create positive impacts in their lives and businesses.” A spokesperson said, “Recognising the impact of the Third Sector in the community, Ignite will be launching its first nonprofit Sprint... Read more of this article

Ignite Reflects On Entrepreneurship Programmes

Ignite Reflects On Entrepreneurship Programmes

While the journey to recovery may still be a long road ahead, Ignite Bermuda said they are confident that entrepreneurs are key to strengthening our economy. A spokesperson said, “At the beginning of 2020, Ignite Bermuda was looking forward to celebrating its first anniversary on March 26th. However, by the time the date rolled around the Ignite... Read more of this article

33 Businesses Join Ignite Accelerator Programme

33 Businesses Join Ignite Accelerator Programme

Ignite Bermuda announced the list of entrepreneurs who have been accepted for their January 2020 Business Accelerator Programme. 33 entrepreneurial leaders will be accelerating their businesses on the programme, effectively doubling the size of the inaugural 2019 cohort.Jennifer Adam, Wavecrest Cyniqua Anderson, Just Dreams Event Planning Tracy... Read more of this article