Best Buy Ignite

Best Buy Ignite

14 Aug: Passion for New Tech Fuels Best Buy Ignite

From the moment he was born, James Trivizo had a front row seat to the tech industry. Both his parents were computer programmers who always brought the latest gadgets into the house.

He’s keeping up the family tradition now as the official Best Buy Ignite store expert in Mountain View, California. There, he shares his passion for technology with anyone who wanders into the store’s unique innovation area, which features hands-on access to the newest gadgets from start-ups and entrepreneurs.

“Customers have really been fascinated by our selection of new technology,” James said.

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01 Nov: Best Buy launches Ignite Site for Startup Tech

If you geek out whenever you get a glimpse of cool, new tech devices, there’s a new page on that’s sure to spark your interest.

We have introduced a Best Buy Ignite web page dedicated to the latest and greatest tech from startups. You can browse, learn about and shop for a variety of innovative gadgets — everything from wireless earbuds to a 3-D printer to a smart jump rope (yep, that’s a real thing).

The new page is the next step in our broader Best Buy Ignite program.

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26 Sep: Best Buy Launches Ignite Program to Showcase Startups, Innovation

You come to Best Buy to see and try the latest and greatest technology, from 4K TVs to virtual reality. But we know there are also a lot of really cool, innovative products out there that aren’t yet on our shelves.

mcintyre_patrick_exec_111615_05_cropmcintyre_patrick_exec_111615_05_cropThat’s why we’re launching Best Buy Ignite, a new program that gives customers access to even more of the newest tech from some of the most inventive entrepreneurs and startup companies in consumer electronics.

To learn more about Best Buy Ignite, we sat down with Patrick McIntyre, our vice president of strategy who works closely with the startup community.

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26 Sep: Revamped Silicon Valley Store Puts Spotlight on Startups, Innovation

Silicon Valley is the heart of tech innovation, so it’s only fitting Best Buy would go there to open a new, one-of-a-kind store experience that showcases the latest technology from some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and startups in consumer electronics.

We’ve added dedicated space inside our new Mountain View Best Buy store (which opened Sept. 16 after relocating from its previous location in Sunnyvale) where customers can discover and learn about some of the newest tech products on the market.


26 Sep: Best Buy Brings Leading Startups, Innovators to Consumers Like Never Before

For more than 50 years, customers have relied on Best Buy to help them learn about and enjoy consumer electronics. Now, Best Buy’s Ignite program gives customers access to even more of the latest technology from some of the world’s most inventive entrepreneurs and startups in consumer electronics.

Key features of the program include dedicated store space for products and services from startups; a new section on where customers can browse, learn about, and purchase the newest products from startups; and a partnership with PCH, a product innovation company that works closely with startups to help get their products into consumers’ hands, faster and at a lower cost.