Passion into Possibility

Welcome to Ignite® Small Business Start-ups. We build capability and walk alongside entrepreneurs helping them explore business creation. We put the person at the heart of everything we do creating positive outcomes for them.


Join us

Are you a Passionate Entrepreneur and ready to join Ignite?



Utilise your great skills to make a big difference in our entrepreneurs lives



Helps budding entrepreneurs with start-up costs today



Join our community of partners making change possible.

Our Impact

Meaningful employment is important in obtaining a stable, secure and independent future, as well as to an individual’s physical, mental and personal well-being and sense of belonging and identity.

Worked with over 1300 clients across all programs.
Helped start 300+ small businesses. Not franchises.
One-to-one facilitation and volunteer hours provided

About Ignite

Ignite® Small Business Start-ups is an SSI social enterprise. Ignite facilitates small business creation for people who experience barriers to accessing mainstream support. We work with people from a CALD, migrant or refugee background, for people with disability, for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and for other groups experiencing intersectional barriers to exploring business. Our Ignite®, IgniteAbility®, and IgniteFirst programs are proven models that walk alongside clients building capacity, providing mentorship, and developing networks around the passionate entrepreneur.