About This Event

The Downtown Spokane Partnership is proud to present “30 Minutes With:”, a recurring series of virtual, 30-minute question and answer sessions with local industry experts on the most pressing topics of the day. Sessions are hosted on Zoom, and free to attend.

Presenting will be Cyndi Donahue, Community Engagement Director for Ignite Northwest. Cyndi will present on start-ups, and the resources and programs Ignite offers to help entrepreneurs.

Ignite Northwest funds, mentors and enlightens entrepreneurs in the Spokane region. This non-profit economic development organization has a $4.4 million loan fund program that enables Spokane-based startups develop and market innovative products. Ignite produces enlightening programs such as Ignite Talks and Lofty Lunches to assist founders in creating and growing scalable startups.

This session has concluded. To watch a recording of the session, click below.


Bio: Cyndi has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience and spends her time connecting people and creating community. She previously worked for Clear Channel Communications, Proctor & Gamble, Friedman Fleischer & Lowe and the Spokane Club. Cyndi earned her BA in Communication from University of California, Santa Barbara. She was honored to be a recipient of Spokane Coeur D’Alene Living magazine’s 2019 Top 20 Women in Business Leadership award and graduated the Leadership Spokane program in 2020.  Cyndi is a Fairchild Airforce Base Honorary Commander for the 92nd Air Refueling Wing.


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