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Building entrepreneurship and innovation skills

At Ignite, our mission is to develop entrepreneurship and innovation skills for individuals throughout New Zealand and Australia. We recognize the value of entrepreneurial skills for success in any field, which is why we provide programmes, workshops, training, and coaching to build an entrepreneurial mindset.

Our ultimate aim is to create a world where everyone has access to the tools and resources they need to cultivate their entrepreneurship and innovation skills.

We firmly believe that possessing an entrepreneurial mindset is a key factor in achieving success in the future, and we are here to assist you in developing the necessary skills to thrive. Whether you are an individual seeking to launch your own business or a company aiming to innovate and stay ahead of the competition, we are here to guide you towards achieving your objectives.

At Ignite, we are committed to delivering a highly efficient, hands-on, and enjoyable approach to imparting entrepreneurship and innovation skills and fostering an entrepreneurial mindset.

Ignite was founded by Sabrina, who has over 14 years of experience in helping aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners achieve their dreams. Her passion for entrepreneurship led her to start her own school, and now she dedicates her knowledge and expertise to others through Ignite.

Join us in unlocking your potential and achieving your goals with Ignite.

Ignite Innovation founder and CO.STARTERS facilitator Sabrina Nagel

Sabrina Nagel

With over 14 years of experience at the intersection of business and academia, Sabrina has become an expert in boundary-spanning. Her strengths lie in establishing connections and facilitating collaboration with diverse stakeholders. As a skilled CO.STARTERS entrepreneurship programme facilitator and trainer, she has successfully guided more than 350 entrepreneurs. Sabrina's extensive knowledge has led her to co-create multiple entrepreneurship education programmes. Additionally, she has founded her own primary school and is currently working on her Master's thesis, which explores how enterprise is taught in schools throughout New Zealand.


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Ignite Innovation consultant and CO.STARTERS facilitator Richard Chadderton

Richard Chadderton (Chad)

Chad is an accomplished Director and Consultant with a proven track record of working in the venture capital and private equity sector. Additionally, he has a wealth of experience nurturing entrepreneurship and innovation skills as a CO.STARTERS trainer and facilitator. Chad also holds a Bachelor of Science degree specialising in Chemistry.


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