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Ignite Seattle 14 Speaker Line Up

April 26, 2011

Has it been almost 4 months already? We’ll be posting all the videos from Ignite 13 very soon, but we’re super excited to tell you who is speaking at Ignite Seattle 14, on May 18 at the King Cat Theater! We have a little surprise for the next Ignite Seattle. Don’t worry, we’re still doing […]

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Ignite Seattle 13 – Tonight!

January 27, 2011

Whew. Ignite Seattle 13 is TONIGHT at 7pm at the King Cat Theater in downtown Seattle. Lots of good submissions, lots of deliberations and debates, but finally, read more for the speaker list for Ignite Seattle 13. This week is also Global Ignite Week (along with 60+ other Ignites around the world). As a part […]

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Ignite Seattle 12 is Tonight!

December 7, 2010

Tell your friends! Ignite Seattle 12 is tonight! 7pm at the King Cat Theater. It’s $5 at the door, and there’s a bar. Be sure to get there on time, as there’s a great team-based ice-breaker game planned before the talks. In case you missed the speaker announcement, here are the speakers and their topics […]

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Ignite Archives: Jason Carmel – Defamation and Twitter

December 6, 2010

Jason Carmel gives a very useful “Practical Guide to Covering Your Ass, or Defamation and Twitter” Ignite talk. 1 Day until Ignite Seattle 12!

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Ignite Archives: Jason Preston and Mónica Guzmán – How to Have an Argument

December 5, 2010

Jason Preston and Mónica Guzmán came to Ignite to tell us How to Have An Argument (that doesn’t end with legal fees). They were also an Ignite first – a tag team! 2 Days to Ignite Seattle 12!

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Ignite Archives: Vj Vijai: Hacking the Technical Interview

December 4, 2010

Vj Vijai spoke in February 2008 about “Hacking the Technical Interview” using a mix of NLP, hypnosis, and jedi mind tricks – along with a good mix of humor and wise one-liners like “You don’t have to be the best, you just have to be better than the rest of the candidates.” 3 Days to […]

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Ignite Archives: Dave McClure: Startup Metrics for Pirates

December 3, 2010

Dave “Don’t Call Him Davey Jones” McClure was a speaker in August of 2007. He came to Ignite Seattle to talk about an his unusual collection of metrics for startups in a pirate-themed system he calls “ARRRR!” 4 Days to Ignite 12!

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How to Register for the Ignite Newsletter

December 2, 2010

We’ve heard stories from people who want to come to an Ignite event, but miss out simply because they simply didn’t hear about it in time. With Ignite Seattle 12 less than a week away, this seems like the perfect time to sign up for the Ignite Seattle Email Newsletter! No need to miss an […]

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Ignite Archives: Rob Gruhl: How to Buy a New Car

December 2, 2010

Rob Gruhl is one of the few people on the planet who actually enjoys the process of buying a new car. He was invited to speak to Ignite Seattle in August 2007 to share his secrets on how to buy a new car without getting screwed in the process! 5 Days until Ignite 12!

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Details, details, details…

June 8, 2010

Ignite Seattle 10 is next Monday! As part of our effort to get organized and make this the most awesome Ignite yet, here is a quick run down of some important details for attending. Ignite Seattle 10 will be on Monday June 14th. Doors will open at 7:00, icebreaker/game starts at 7:30, talks start at […]

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Wanna help with Ignite Seattle on Monday, June 14th?

June 6, 2010

Not sure if you’ve noticed, but we’re getting a bit more organized here at Ignite Seattle. So much so that we’ve identified a few things we could really use some help with for our next Ignite on Monday, June 14th.

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Thanks, Seattle!

May 20, 2010

Last night, Ignite Seattle had the honor of winning the “Best Event for Startups” at the Seattle 2.0 awards. We won entirely through the community nominating us and voting for us, so we wanted to say a big “thank you”. Ignite Seattle would not be as fantastic an event as it is without your feedback, […]

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REMINDER – Ignite Seattle 10 Proposals Due Friday

May 10, 2010

Always wanted to give an Ignite Seattle talk? Do you have an idea for a 5-minute talk that’s been burning inside of you, crying to get out? Or do you have an idea that you think is a little bit crazy, but you’re figuring “what the hell, I’ll submit it anyway”. To be considered for […]

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Submit a talk to Ignite Seattle 10

April 26, 2010

Ignite Seattle 10 is happening on June 14th and talk submissions are open. If you have a 5 minute talk that will inspire, teach or just make people think then throw your hat in the ring. We’ll take ~16 speakers (and no repeats from last time). Get your talk in by May 14th. Submit your talk here. If […]

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Ignite Seattle #9 is this Thursday!

March 2, 2010

Ignite Seattle #9 is this Thursday! It’s going to be at the King Cat Theatre. Doors open at 7:00PM. To cover rising costs the door price will be $5. It’s one of 65+ Ignite events happening around the world right now. You can follow the action at and on Twitter with the #giw tag. […]

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TONIGHT! Speaker Line Up for Ignite Seattle 8

December 1, 2009

Ignite Seattle 8 is tonight! As always we have a cornucopia of speakers talking about a variety of geek topics. The doors to the King Cat Theatre open at 7:00. The talks start at 8:30 PM. It makes “cents” to bring your art hat for tonight’s warm-up that starts at 7:30pm. Here’s the line up […]

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