We support founders, so they can build
At Ignite, we have over 12 years of experience supporting founders through our world-class startup programmes, featuring workshops and mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and investors.Find out more
We’re community-builders and have built a network for founders, their startup teams, and mentors to support each other.
Over £200 million raised by our teams.
From investors such as...
Over 12 years of experience supporting founders through world-class workshops, and through our network of seasoned entrepreneurs and investors.
A flexible 6-week programme for individuals who want to explore if their tech idea could turn into a business.Find out more
An in-depth 5-month programme for early stage founders looking to build a startup with scaling potential.Find out more
North East Accelerator
An in-depth 2-month programme for founders looking to raise investment to scale their tech startup.Find out more
We make a difference
We have over a decade of experience running global programmes and community-focused events to support founders. Our alumni have successfully taken ideas to market, raised over £200m, hired thousands of people and have had multiple successful exits.
Ignite's Founder Network
A community of founders
Ignite is about developing founders - not just products. With over 500 alumni, we've seen first-hand how much difference it can make when founders support each other.
Our founder community is a place for alumni to access unique insights, learn from each other, and to develop their networks.
"Ignite made all the difference between my startup being just a nice idea and real business."
Founder & CEO
SpecifiedBy (Acquired by Causeway)
Working with organisations
To drive innovation across ecosystems, we need collaboration. At Ignite, we actively help others build and deliver successful accelerator programmes.
For the past 12 years, we've worked with a range of organisations including private companies, public sector bodies and educational institutions.
Gain the support of the largest technology companies in the world.
Get access to over £250,000 of credits and discounts from companies who would like to see you succeed. From stickers to hosting, there's enough credits in there to run most tech stacks for a year.