As IgniteHQ celebrates another year of service to the entrepreneurial community, we take this opportunity to thank you for your support. The last two years in Marietta have been nothing shy of amazing. Through our startup resources, we’ve helped dozens of companies grow and scale. Check out some of them below!
While attempting to assist a friend in completing immigration paperwork, neuroscientist Valerie McConico discovered over complicated instructions and little resources to help. McConico’s solution was to launch Smart Pathways, an immigration consultancy agency that empowers and educates individuals seeking to become an Immigration Assistance Provider. Through the support and mentorship she's received at IgniteHQ, her company continues to advance and succeed.
In 2017, Charles received a very unorthodox 25th birthday present: an empty shipping container. He took the container and turned it into the ultimate fan experience.
Tailgatehouse is now a leading producer and provider of turnkey entertainment solutions. Using a portfolio of brands to differentiate content, services and products, Charles and his team seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world. His impressive client portfolio includes Lexus, Lyft, and the SEC Summerfest.
When IgniteHQ founding member Kyle joined us two years ago, he was the Chief Motivator at Blesh (Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Hub). Blesh’s beacon devices are placed in locations to directly engage with consumers through their mobile gadgets. Since then Kyle has taken on several startups and projects like the Smart Connected Communities and his latest venture latest venture, a student loan blockchain startup. "It has truly been a wonderful experience to grow personally and professionally with IgniteHQ over the past two years."
One of our newest Innovation Lab members, Bobby Gilbert and his team, are developing a suite solutions to bring emerging technologies to the debt capital markets. Birch Global's first solution is Dinote Marketplace, a P2P marketplace for digital term notes. “We’re focused on connecting digital native businesses with lenders seeking alternative investment opportunities.”