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Do what you were born to do
in the company of others who are doing
what they were born to do.

IGNITE MANILA

How many people does it take

to ignite a city and confront

the world’s wicked problems?

Every day, in Manila, the world’s 2nd most
populous metro, we ignite one more.

Instead of titles and bios, we each express

OUR OWN PERSONAL MANIFESTO

on Ignite’s Necessary Progression:

from Genius, to Purpose and Mission,

to Collaboration, and ultimately,

to Innovation and Impact.

 

 

Meet Manila’s Igniters 

WHY IT WORKS

Because we use an unprecedented mix of

people-centered transmedia movements

and a personalized discernment app.

 

TRANSMEDIA APP

 

Thus, we nurture year-round touchpoints

across neighborhood, campus, corporate

and civic communities,

the lifeblood of every city.

 

 

THE APP FOR
AND ABOUT YOU

1. Every week, unlock an IGNITE LAYER

that gets deeper and smarter about your

gifts and their necessary progression:

from Genius, to Purpose and Mission,

to Collaboration, and ultimately, to

Innovation and Impact.

 

 

2. After completing each week’s layer,

instantly unlock a GIFT BOX curated

precisely for you: someone to meet; an

insight to explore; a program,

collaboration, or venture to look into.

 

 

3. Go beyond digital and join us for any of

30+ iconic movements we host year-

round. Like many of us, you’ll want

to IGNITE GIFTS for life.

 

 

SIGN UPLOG IN

YEAR-ROUND
TRANSMEDIA
MOVEMENTS

 

30+ Iconic events in 2018 alone – weekly,

monthly, quarterly, and so on. Plus, stories

that expand all the energy and force that

happen between, and because, of them.

 

 

Experience Ignite 

 

 

IT STARTS WITH GENIUS

Everything we do in Ignite, we do to

operationalize and bring to life – in our

circles, in our campus chapters, in our

corporate partners, in our city –

this Ignite Manifesto.

 

 

At Ignite, we know these to be true:

 

 

Genius

First, that I am gifted with my own Genius

– unique, unrepeated and unrepeatable for

all time.

 

 

Purpose

Second, that my singular Genius bears the

thumbprint of Who I Am and Why I am Here.

Genius points to Purpose, Purpose to

Genius.

 

Third, that I can only give out of what I

have been given. And what I have been

given, I must give and live for others.

Genius finds its fullness

in a Purpose bigger than self.

 

 

SHARED MISSION

Fourth, that if I am honest and brave, my

Genius and Purpose will find their manifest

call in a shared Mission –

with others, for others. A Mission rooted in

finding that particular slice of humanity

whose particular pains I am particularly

gifted (and compelled!) to heal.

 

 

COLLABORATION

Fifth, that this shared Mission leads

naturally to Collaboration, and ultimately,

to Innovation. Shared Mission demands

Shared Genius: mine, yours, ours.

If we are a collection of our own Genius –

each unique, unrepeated, unrepeatable –

there is nowhere else to go, but to Innovation.

 

INNOVATION

 

 

We Ignite, therefore, not just for self, but for

each other. Because what we are born to do,

we are born to do with others. We need

each other’s Genius.

 

 

IMPACT

And far beyond Genius, we need each other

to be on this journey, to fulfill this necessary

progression: from Genius, to Purpose and

Mission, to Collaboration, and ultimately, to

Innovation and Impact.

 

 

TRANSCEND

This is the path of transcendence. This is

how we lift each other to heights we never

in our wildest dreams, or loftiest ambitions,

dared.

 

 

See Manifesto in Action

 

 

A TRANSCENDENT LIFE
WELCOME TO IGNITE

Welcome to Ignite.

This is your space for life’s

most important conversations – and for

turning them into action and impact.

 

 

Who am I? Why am I here? What was I born

to do? And many things between.

 

 

DISCERNMENT

These are lifelong conversations;

never done, never off the to-do list.

Conversations at times comforting,

at others, confronting and uneasy;

always meaningful, revealing, filling.

 

 

Here, as in all good conversation, you

speak and you listen. With your mind,

surely. But if you are true, then these

conversations are always – and perhaps

only – with your heart and soul.

 

 

YOUR SPACE

This is not religion. IGNITE is

nobody else’s sacred space but yours.

We hope you visit often, weekly at least.

That’s what we built this for,

that’s how to IGNITE: with frequency

and the proven force of habit,

helped along by technology.

 

 

APP ABOUT YOU

Just log in and you’ll see a new, deeper

layer every time – all of it increasingly

more and more personalized –

for you, with you, by you.

As in all good conversation, we are

merely surfacing your deep truths.

 

 

LIVE MOVEMENTS

Want more? Join us in person for monthly

Ignite Circles and Retreats or quarterly

Ignite Weekends, where we take on the

collective challenge of birthing mission-

driven ventures over 72 intense hours. For

those solving the world’s wicked

problems who need venture capital and

partnerships, we offer Founders Lab (Seed

Capital), Founders Leap (Growth Capital)

and Ignite xChange (Corporate and

Venture Innovation Labs).

 

 

In short, we do all we can

to spur life’s most important

conversations into

action, collaboration, impact.

 

 

Whether online or in person, to IGNITE is

to embrace Greatness – by embracing with

greater clarity, depth, and authenticity

what we are born to do.

 

 

We IGNITE, therefore, not just for self,

but for each other: because what we are

born to do, we are born to do with others;

likely many others. We need each other’s

Greatness.

 

 

DISCERNMENT 2.0

To IGNITE, we use a personalized mix of

questions we each discern for ourselves.

Our inputs – which are always kept in

utmost privacy – are then run through

algorithms, and later AI, in order to

hasten serendipities: meeting the right

people at the right time with far more

frequency, far more precision, far more

depth, far less small talk and small-

mindedness. We have smart phones,

smart TVs, smart cars – surely we can

get smart where it matters most.

 

 

IGNITE, then, is not to be mistaken for

networking, or LinkedIn, or getting social.

We’re here to connect, not on job titles,

industries or hashtags, but on the shared

desire for meaning and purpose,

A Life Fulfilled.

 

 

To do what we were born to do,

in the ever-increasing company of others

who are doing what they were born to do.

 

 

TRANSCEND

Out of all this, Greatness happens.

And Transcendence. You will do things

you never in your wildest dreams

imagined, or in your loftiest ambitions

dared. And you will do it with kindred

spirits who will call you, and you them:

friends and partners.

 

 

This is the promise of IGNITE GIFTS.

 

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