Monthly Archives: September 2012

September 2012 IGNITE! San Francisco Event Spotlight

Congratulations to Paavo from Mobile Backstage for taking home first place in the monthly IGNITE! Fundraiser event last night at RocketSpace in San Francisco. We were very excited to host ten great companies, to demo and pitch to our audience and esteemed panel.

Also finishing in the top of the group for the evening were Jeh, from “yactraq”, Ben from Unifyo, and Wayne from RePowerCapital. Congratulations to these companies on their success.

Finally, a big thank you to all our panelists, presenters, and guests, for helping make IGNITE! such an great event. We will be back in RocketSpace October 11th, please check back soon for more details.

September 2012 IGNITE! New York Event Spotlight

On Tuesday, September 4th, Ignite! Fundraisers made it’s inaugural event in New York. At 6:00PM startup CEOs, angel investors, and guests began to stream in to the beautiful Microsoft building in midtown Manhattan.

A big congratulations to Zoli Honig from Chalkable for taking home first place with a score 20 points from the panel. Zoli has now earned the opportunity to pitch to the BDMI team as well as one month free to NestGSV.

Coming in closely behind and tied for second place were Krish Jayaram from Buyou Inc. and Tom Weingarten from Delve. All three of the top companies from the evening have earned a first round interview with Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator.

Finally a big thank you to our sponsors LeClairRyan, Microsoft BizSpark, BDMI, NestGSV, Traction + Scale, and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator for making this event possible. The next Ignite! will be back at RocketSpace in San Francisco on September 18th. Click here to reserve your seat today.

By Brian Hertzog