Participant Profile

Stanford Ignite – Part-Time is ideally suited for working professionals and graduate students with ideas for ventures that they would like to cultivate and refine.

Past Participant Spotlight
Co-founder, The Organ Preservation Alliance
Stanford Ignite

“Stanford Ignite was a life-changing experience. I learned how to take an idea from scratch, brainstorm and iterate on it, formulate it and pitch it to investors. This program is great if you want to develop the business fundamentals that will help you take your idea to the next level.”

Meet Your Peers

Participants in the Stanford Ignite – Part-Time program come to campus eager to work on venture projects. The majority choose Ignite to complement their graduate studies and/or research positions with hands-on experience. Those that come from industry positions represent a variety of functional areas.


Kelsey Carlson
Associate Director, Ignite Programs Executive Education