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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The snow must go on!

And on…and on… But so must the show, which means we'd like you all to drive/bus/Lyft safely to the Oriental Theater for Ignite Denver 19! Give yourself plenty of time to arrive and get home, and be safe above all else. The show is going to be fantastic! Just another...

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ID19 SparkPlug – Michael Kilcoyne

As we get close to Ignite Denver #19, we put out the call to our presenters to solicit pre-event blog posts to promote their Spark. With that in mind, we bring you: SparkPlugs! Wish Me Luck My first time ever speaking to a large, public audience was a total disaster....

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ID19 SparkPlug – Katie Mason

As we get close to Ignite Denver #19, we put out the call to our presenters to solicit pre-event blog posts to promote their Spark. With that in mind, we bring you: SparkPlugs! Never in a million years did I think I would get on stage to talk about cockroaches. A...

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ID19 SparkPlug – Macy Matarazzo

As we get close to Ignite Denver #19, we put out the call to our presenters to solicit pre-event blog posts to promote their Spark. With that in mind, we bring you: SparkPlugs! Valentine’s Day Lied to Me. When I was single, I wasn't bothered by Valentine's Day. After...

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Friday Five! Five Sparks About Dating

Here we are on Valentine's Day Eve 2015 and love is in the air. Or not. We don't know. While your romantic life is out of the scope of what we here at Ignite Denver are responsible for, we can share the wisdom of past presenters who have put themselves out there...

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ID19 SparkPlug – Geina Horton

As we get close to Ignite Denver #19, we put out the call to our presenters to solicit pre-event blog posts to promote their Spark. With that in mind, we bring you: SparkPlugs! So the votes are in, and I'm going to be speaking at Ignite Denver #19. I've been thinking...

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ID19 SparkPlug – Laurie Seymour

As we get close to Ignite Denver #19, we put out the call to our presenters to solicit pre-event blog posts to promote their Spark. With that in mind, we bring you: SparkPlugs! The outside world is a world of opinions. Growing up you are told how you should feel and...

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Ignite Denver 19 Speakers Announced!

Ladies and gentleman, you have chosen your Ignite Denver 19 speakers! And without further ado: Blake Harris - @MileHighTrust The Lawsuit Lottery, the Hijacking of Justice in America Mike Sales What I learned from almost dying! Katie Bessert- @Kbess50 The Economics of...

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Friday Five! The Art Of The Spark

Maybe this topic should be called "The Art of 'The Art of' Spark," because we have 5 Sparks that are titled "The Art of"…something. Puppy raising, heckling, storytelling, saying 'hi,' and BBQ. No Dutch Masters here! (Unless some future intrepid Igniter chooses to do a...

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Friday Five! 5 Videos to Ignite Your Wanderlust

We love Denver - a lot - but sometimes in order to appreciate where you live, you've got to get away for a bit. This week, we present five videos of people who have traveled the globe and stopped on our stage for 5 minutes to tell us about it. Enjoy the talks and then...

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Friday Five! 5 Topics That Make You Think

Welcome to the Monday edition of the Friday Five! The holiday weekend got the better of us but we're here on the holiday itself to deliver five Sparks from past Ignite Denver events that will make you think. Ignite Denver #19 is on Thursday, February 26th at the...

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Friday Five! 5 blasts from Ignite Denver’s past

In the run-up to Ignite Denver #19 on February 26th, we are highlighting some Sparks from years gone by, each Friday a different theme. This week's topic is: Profanity! Ignite Denver isn't about censoring your talk, especially when it gets the point across. Here are...

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Workshops: The Schedule

This round of workshops includes: Creating a Compelling Spark: 1/5 Presenting at Ignite: 1/19 Creating a Good Presentation: 2/2 All workshops will be at Shift Workspaces at 383 Corona St All are welcome. Especially beer.

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Ignite Denver 19 is Upon Us!

Can you hear that? The faint echos of gentle heckling, drum beats, intense laughter? That's the sound of a successful close to Ignite Denver 18. Did you miss it? That's okay, because Ignite Denver 19 is nigh. We hope you're not only inspired to attend but also...

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Some of the most Useful Ignite Denver Sparks

Again we share the disclaimer that this is by no means a Top 3 or the only 3. If you'd like to be inspired and informed then please go to our Youtube channel and press play. It could be the only place on the Internet where you can search absinthe or sticky and come up...

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Your Speakers

Dearest reader, Denver Startup Week has just begun. Insight Night is on Tuesday (and you should come). There is so much going on, your head is completely spinning. Or maybe you're wrapped up in Football season. Whatever, you're busy, we get it. So know that we...

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Some of the Funniest Ignite Denver Sparks

As we barrel towards yet another Ignite Denver, we thought we'd prime you with some of the funnier Ignite Sparks.* This is by no means a definitive set of all the funny. It's only a small selection of the informational wizardry delivered on the stage at the Oriental...

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