BOSS The Black Experience in Business – Screening at Blue Lacuna

Ignite Technology and Innovation is having an exclusive screening with the Director of the Small Business Development Center at YWCAMetropolitan Chicago, Vincent Williams and some distinguished guest panelists to discuss the new documentary Boss: The Black Experience in Business. Directed by Peabody- and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story … Continue reading BOSS The Black Experience in Business – Screening at Blue Lacuna

Ignite/ Rebrand Cities Branding Workshop Nov. 12th

Rebrand and Ignite Branding and Website Design Workshop Blue Lacuna Brand Camp University (BCU) offers a unique approach in brand development for individuals, existing businesses and/or organizations. It delivers a step-by-step process of achieving a ‘Tactical Brand Strategy’ that enables students to build their brand. The Brand School learning environment is both active and collaborative … Continue reading Ignite/ Rebrand Cities Branding Workshop Nov. 12th

Ignite’s Momentum Location is Under Construction

We are excited to announce that Ignite Technology and Innovation is currently building their second co working and event space in Chicago. Ignites mission is to create spaces that ignite entrepreneurship technology and Innovation . Building spaces in communities where they don’t exist is the first step in delivering technology, economic and entrepreneurship solutions to … Continue reading Ignite’s Momentum Location is Under Construction

Ignite Technology Partners to Provide Social Media Workshops for Small Business

Ignite Technology , Greater Southwest Development Corp and Garfield Ridge Chamber of Commerce Partner to create Social Media Workshops for Small businesses. Ignite Technology and Innovation will kickoff a weekly series of Social media Classes starting September 11, 2019. The classes are being done in conjunction with the Greater Southwest Development Corp and the Garfield … Continue reading Ignite Technology Partners to Provide Social Media Workshops for Small Business

Nelson Mandela Fellows visit Blue Lacuna

25 African Entrepreneurs from Countries Throughout Africa Last week we were honored to have some of the brightest minds from the continent of Africa at Ignite Technology and Innovation visiting us at Blue Lacuna. The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, is the flagship program for Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young … Continue reading Nelson Mandela Fellows visit Blue Lacuna

E.G. Woode Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Bluefundrewards.com

E.G. Woode is launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for their organization.  E.G. Woode was formed to provide real estate support for businesses that are looking to build in the Englewood community which is located on the south side of Chicago.  E.G. Woode’s launch event is schedule for June 20th 2019 at 6pm at … Continue reading E.G. Woode Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Bluefundrewards.com

Ignite Technology partners with Trinet

Ignite Technology and Innovation offers HR Benefits and Healthcare to Members Ignite Technology and Innovation has partnered with Trinet to provide HR Benefits and Health Insurance to the members of the co working spaces. Members of Blue Lacuna and all upcoming spaces now qualify to benefit from the partnership. Members will have access to Health … Continue reading Ignite Technology partners with Trinet

Blue Lacuna Offers a Free Day of Coworking.

It’s Small Business Week and Blue Lacuna is offering a free day of Coworking. In honor of small business week Blue Lacuna an Ignite Technology and Innovation coworking space is offering a free day to cowork. Small business week is schedule for the week of May 5th thru May 11th. We will be offering Small … Continue reading Blue Lacuna Offers a Free Day of Coworking.

Ignite Technology and Innovation Partners with Kiva

I am excited to announce that Ignite Technology and Innovation has partnered with KIVA as a trustee. We look forward to sourcing entrepreneurs and startups for debt financing through Kiva. One of the most critical deficiencies that exist in the startup ecosystem in under resourced communities is startup capital. We are taking a couple of … Continue reading Ignite Technology and Innovation Partners with Kiva