Archive for September, 2014

The Chronicle: Entrepreneurs ready to Ignite Durham

By Sean Sutcliffe Entrepreneurs of Durham are gearing up for the second annual Ignite Durham competition hosted by the Spark Centre. Spark Centre is an innovative company with the vision of creating a ‘thriving entrepreneurial community that embraces technology to compete in the global business world’. Ignite Durham is a competition created to help expand their vision. The event consists of three categories Young, Student and General Entrepreneur. Students have the opportunity to win $5,000 while contestants in the young and general categories can ... Read more

Ignite Is Underway!

Thank you to everyone who applied to be a part of Spark Centre's Ignite Startup Competition. Applications are now closed and we have officially accepted 61 eligible applicants into the program! Ignite begins this week with three Pitch Schools where entrepreneurs will learn how to perfect their pitch. After going through a workshop and receiving feedback from Spark Centre advisors, the entrepreneurs will move onto one of three pitch competitions where they will pitch their idea to an audience including a local power panel, ... Read more