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Ignite

Ignite

Ignite is a startup accelerator founded in 2011.

Ignite - also known as Ignite Accelerator - is a startup accelerator and pre-seed investment company established in 2011. Ignite was founded by Collin Willis and Paul Smith, and is headquartered in Newcastle, England, United Kingdom. Ignite specializes in supporting and funding companies that are based in the United Kingdomor planning to scale up in the country. It operates several accelerator programs, based on location, time frame and level of development. As of Jul 31 2018, its 30 startups have collectively raised an estimated $42,894,561, an average of $1,429,818 each.

Portfolio companies

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Cohort
Founders

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beatnode

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Bizpora

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Blooie

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Chadex

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Credible

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CrowdIPR

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Earsoft

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Fantoo

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Givey

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Inquirely

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Jinn

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KonnectAgain

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Matchchat

ignite100 09/01/12



Moltin

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Odimax

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ignite100 09/01/12



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Twinkler

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Verticly

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Websand

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Timeline

People

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Alex Hunter

Mentor



Andy Stevens

Investor



Chris Mairs

Investor



Chrysanthos Chrysanthou

Mentor



Colin Willis

Investor



Courtney Boyd Myers

Mentor



Doug Scott

Investor



Flossie Hunt

Employee



George Bettany

Employee



Gilbert Corrales

Mentor



James Parton

Mentor



Jon Bradford

Founder



Kieron Donoghue

Mentor



Laurence Marlor

Investor



Lyndsey Britton

Founder



Marco Pardo

Investor



Martyn Davies

Employee



Matthew Clayton

Mentor



Michael Edwards

Investor



Neil Hutchinson

Investor



Northstar Ventures

Investor



Oliver Waters

Mentor



Paul Rawlings

Mentor



Paul Smith

Founder



Richard Exley

Investor



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