A Few Things You Should Know About Denver

Whether it’s watching the Denver Broncos play at Sports Authority Field or grabbing beers while watching the Colorado Rockies, Denverites will use any excuse to get out of the house. That being said, here are a few things you should know about Denver. BEER: Let’s...

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SparkPlug: Bhopal Disaster by Mariah Master

Mariah Master gave her Spark at Ignite Denver 21 on Thursday, November 5, 2015. She asked us to share this information about the Union Carbide disaster in 1984, and what they are doing to help.   In 1984, the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, India spewed a toxic...

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Tuesday Two! From Good to Brilliant

Good isn't great, but Brilliant is pretty damn good. But when Brilliant seems out of reach, sometimes Good is good enough. Here are a couple of Sparks about the Good and the Brilliant. Aaron Templer: When good things happen to good people...

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Tuesday Two! Computers And You

Not everyone is comfortable around computers. In fact, it might be safe to say that most people have a certain amount of anxiety around these little communication devices that are ever-present in our lives. Sometimes things go wrong. Luckily, we've had a couple of...

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Ignite Denver #20 recap!

Ignite Denver #19 took place in a snowstorm in February. The skies opened up once again over Ignite Denver #20 in early June, soaking the street but not the pre-show eats of Biker Jim's Dogs. A couple of well-placed oversize umbrellas kept the dogs & buyers dry....

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Tuesday Two! Education Situation

In this season of graduations, we pause to look back at Sparks that have the theme of education at their heart. First up, Jeff Macco explains why we should treat college like a job, and not like school: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMFmZBbx2Ro Next, Meg Jamison...

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The Votes Are In!

Here are your Ignite Denver #20 presenters! Kerstin Caldwell - You Really Are Fucking Brilliant Jacob Anderson - The 10 things every computer repair person wish you tried/knew Ravi Raman - Why You Should Quit Your Job To Travel The World Elizabeth Boese - You Love...

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Final Presenter Workshop on Monday, May 18th!

Submitted a spark but still a little nervous about getting onstage in front of hundreds of people? Fear not! The Ignite Denver crew has you covered with our final presenter workshop before Ignite Denver #20 this coming Monday, May 18th. The subject is "Giving A Good...

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Tuesday Two! Two Sparks from Ignite Denver #19

In the run-up to ID#19 we had a feature called the Friday Five where we showcased videos from past Ignite Denver events. As we draw closer to Ignite Denver #20, we wanted to do the same thing, but on a smaller scale. Five videos a week (sometimes ten!) is a lot. We...

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Biker Jim’s and Kotorino at ID20!

Ignite Denver has two pieces of wonderful news for your mouth and ears! (I don't know why that sounds dirty, but we'll just let that slide) #1 - Our confirmed food truck for Ignite Denver #20 on Thursday, June 11th is BIKER JIM'S GOURMET DOGS! Yes, the local legend...

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Learn Jedi mind tricks on May the Fourth!

Okay, maybe not Jedi mind tricks, but we *will* be hosting our 2nd speaker's workshop at the ReadyTalk offices in Denver on May 4th. This session will teach you all about what to expect as an Ignite presenter. From hugs & high-fives to dodging shoes and shrugging...

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Work With Us

Running an event like this takes a lot of coordinated effort. Even our hardest-working organizers are volunteers. Even without a paycheck, the rewards are still great. If you would like to offer your time to Ignite Denver, check below to see what is needed. You can...

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ID19 – Thank you, Denver!

One week has passed since Ignite Denver 19 and we still haven't recovered from the incredible night we all had. First off, a huge thank you to all of our presenters - your Sparks were amazing! Thanks also to everyone who voted for these great talks. Denver sure knows...

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