change the world with intel ignite

We invest in dreamers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and pioneers who have the ambition to solve the world’s hardest problems. Throughout our program, we leverage what only Intel can offer to provide unprecedented opportunities to turn your idea into a scalable, industry-defining business.
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empowering success

Our highly competitive program accepts less than 4% of applications because we select for world-class founding teams with well-defined goals, a willingness to learn, and the grit and determination to succeed.

application criteria

  • Minimum $1M in seed funding
  • Experienced founding team
  • Significant intellectual property
  • Large market opportunity
Intel Ignite team

$5M

average funding at entry