Events, Meetings & Webinars


Third Annual Tech Summit, “IGNITE22,” Fires Up the Los Angeles Waterfront:

Today’s Technology Entrepreneurs Meet Los Angeles Opportunity

A Celebration and a Gathering of Individuals Who Are Shaping the 22nd Century

Wednesday, November 13

San Pedro, CA (September 26, 2019) – The third annual IGNITE22 takes place, Wednesday, November 13 in various areas around Los Angeles’s waterfront community of San Pedro. Participants will experience engaging speakers, panel discussions, workshops, mentor and coaching sessions, pitch events, rapid-fire presentations, and networking opportunities in a casual and creative environment while experiencing the hospitality of the area.

This year’s IGNITE22 is meant to be as thought-provoking as previous with four components over the one day. These include a Summit (Keynotes, IGNITE22 Challenge), Showcase (Tabletop Expo, Investor Pitches), Festival (Entertainment, Food, and Demonstrations) and Sessions (Startup Storytelling, Investor Panels, and Expert Insights)

“This is the day when deep tech entrepreneurs meet investors; corporate leaders discover emerging technologies, and researchers learn about market opportunities for their scientific discoveries,” states Ann Carpenter, CEO, and co-founder of Braid Theory, the entrepreneurial advisory firm that started IGNITE22. “We want to encourage the expansion of thought around food, sustainability, and the future of the industry while engaging with passionate tech innovators from across industry sectors. Our participating investors and exhibitors want to participate in shaping the 22nd century.”

San Pedro-based Braid Theory created IGNITE22 with an emphasis on the creative spark that drives entrepreneurial innovation. This one-day event brings startup, industry and venture capital communities together. IGNITE22 serves innovators and entrepreneurs from across industries, so partakers learn new skills, make the connections, and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to the next level. This excitement-packed event takes place Wednesday, November 13 in walkable San Pedro at various locations such as LA Waterfront, 6th Street, Warner Grand Theater, Space 455 and Arches on 6th. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. Prices start at $60 for the summit only to $140 for full-day passes. Group rates are also available. Please email for further information:


Co-founded in 2016 by Ann Carpenter, CEO, and Jim Cooper, CTO, Braid Theory is an entrepreneurial advisory firm for business-to-business technology innovators and their sectors. They assist new visionaries to grow from startups and concepts to early-stage and strategic technology alignment. Collaborating with industry and corporate partners, the firm supports clients to identify commercialization and market opportunities. Industry segments include transportation and goods movement, digital technologies, construction/infrastructure, energy/utilities, biotech, and life sciences, agriculture and food tech, marine/maritime, aerospace, and advanced manufacturing. IGNITE22 is an annual networking and support event for B2B tech businesses in Los Angeles.


Brian Garrido
PHONE (323) 206 -8292

Previous ArticleNext Article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *