Event Details

Ignite Columbus

Friday, Apr 12, 5:00 pm •

Ignite is returning to Columbus on Friday, April 12! Speakers have built their presentations with 20 slides, each of which is shown for 15 seconds, giving each speaker 5 minutes of fame. Organizers will award $2500 in cash prizes. They will be competing in two judged categories, “Most Enlightening” and “Most Innovative.” One presenter will receive People's Choice Award, which is given to the audience’s favorite.

Enjoy a lively evening of free food, cash bar brews and wine, and enlightenment as we watch our community's innovators and entrepreneurs compete for $2500 in cash prizes in a fast-paced format to see who has the next great idea! Presenters and topics include:

 

Joyce Lucke

The Great Race

Enlightening

Jacob Gaylord

How Rock Climbing Changed My Life

Enlightening

Kenneth Shim

Connecting Columbus & Korea through History

Enlightening

Ant Blair

Raising The Bar in Beer Tasting

Enlightening

Ethan Crough

Differences, Dwarfism

Enlightening

Andrew Davis

LED Light Innovation

Innovative

Ganesh Gandheiswaran

Conversight.ai

Innovative

Rachel Kavathe

Urban Landscapes + Natural Ecosystems

Innovative

Shorf Afza

Walls Don't Keep People Out, It Fences You In

Innovative

Cristina Villani

Share the Love

Innovative


Attend the presentations and vote for your favorite! Registration is free.

This fast-paced idea pitch competition that originated in Seattle in 2006 but since has become an international phenomenon. Check out Ignite videos by your friends and neighbors from years past.

Sponsored by German American Bank, Reising Radio Partners and Heritage Fund.

                    



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