Accelerating Early-Stage Startups

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Intel Ignite works with founders who have the vision to shape the future of technology. Beginning with our 12-week program and continuing over a lifetime, we empower founders to succeed through customized mentorship, access to global business and technology leaders, and a preferred path to the best investors.

Dedicated Mentors

We recruit world-class mentors who are passionate about sharing their knowledge, skills, and connections.

100% Ownership

We take no equity stake in the companies we champion and charge no program fees.

Support Resources

We reduce the complexity of growing a company with access to specialized professional services.

Intel Advantage

We drive business value by leveraging the full breadth and depth of Intel’s reach, scale, and resources.

Speed to Market

We help accelerate research and development times with our roster of international domain experts.

Global Network

We generously share support and resources. Each new cohort exponentially increases our reach and influence.


Setting the Stage for Success

Our program is divided into three sections, each focused on a critical aspect of startup growth. Led by our in-house development teams, industry-leading experts from both inside and outside Intel, and experienced program mentors, these sections empower teams to explore big ideas in a collaborative environment.

Finding the Ideal Market Fit

  • Identify customer pain points
  • Develop key differentiators
  • Conduct competitor analysis
  • Evaluate market feasibility

Conquering Tech Challenges

  • Create your R&D strategy
  • Prove the viability of your solution
  • Build a working proof of concept
  • Develop your product with enterprise testing

Positioning Yourself for Success

  • Define your go-to-market strategy
  • Create a roadmap for scalability
  • Explore different funding types
  • Develop an effective marketing plan
  • Perfect your startup pitch
Asaf Ezra - Co-Founder, Granulate
"Intel Ignite helped us develop a pivotal relationship with Intel and achieve Java-based benchmarking results on Intel processors that otherwise wouldn't have been possible."
Asaf Ezra
Co-Founder and CEO of Granulate
Life at Intel Ignite

Launching Visionary Leaders

Our offices are vibrant epicenters of deep tech innovation. On any given day, teams can find themselves meeting with mentors, pitching to investors, or developing their technology on one of Intel’s campuses.

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1:1 Mentoring

Weekly coaching sessions with our development team, technology experts, and business executives.

CEO Dilemma

CEO Dilemma

Monthly peer-to-peer huddles that help founders solve tough business challenges.

Office Hours

Expert Office Hours

Access to world-class business leaders, engineering talent, and our development team.

Founders Circle

Founder's Circle

Private weekly sessions with accomplished entrepreneurs designed to identify potential blind spots.



Interactive workshops led by our development team that help startups reach their full potential.

Intel Ignite program members

Intel Advisors

Casual weekly get-togethers that include teams, program staff, mentors, and alumni.

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Luis Zeno Kuhn - Intel Ignite

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