About Jo:

  • Studied multimedia computing at university.
  • Enjoys Historical European Martial Arts.
  • CEO at Ignite.

Ep.36 Jo York, swords, daggers and start-ups

Find out about Jo’s journey over the years, having worn many hats including designer, developer, start-up co-founder and now CEO of Ignite. We discuss starting your own business and why, with the right approach, it might lead you somewhere you could never have imagined.

Jo talks us through how the accelerator works, the process behind creating a cohort, including weighing up if people will support each other well. You’ll hear all about mentorship, making mistakes, learning from them and the value in creating good, honest relationships. You’ll also hear about Historical European Martial Arts and why you should definitely try it.