Ignition named Inc. Power Partner; Trailblazing a new path for how professional services conduct business
November 1st, 2022

Ignition named Inc. Power Partner; Trailblazing a new path for how professional services conduct business

Roundup highlights B2B partners that support startups across all business functions and empower growth

Seattle, WA, November 1st — Inc. Business Media today announced the inaugural Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe that have proven track records supporting entrepreneurs and helping startups grow. The list recognizes 252 firms in marketing and advertising, health and human resources, financial planning, engineering, logistics, and security, as well as other areas of business.

All 252 companies received top marks from clients for being instrumental in helping leaders navigate the dynamic world of startups. These B2B partners support entrepreneurs across various facets of the business, including hiring, compliance, infrastructure development, cloud migration, fundraising, etc., allowing founders to focus on their core missions.

“Trusted B2B partners provide guidance and expertise that founders rely on at various steps of their organization’s journey. Partners that possess a demonstrated ability to deliver quality support are at the core of entrepreneurship and help bring big ideas to life,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. Business media.

“We’re thrilled to be named an Inc. Power Partner for the financial services,” said Matt Kanas, Head of Americas at Ignition. “Our vision is to help transform the way people in professional services do business with their clients and, in the process, create lasting client relationships. By replacing exhaustive manual processes and automating time-consuming workflows through connecting with other apps, we’re able to help free up time for our clients to engage, bill and get paid. In short, we’ve created a better way for our clients to conduct business.” 

For nearly ten years, Ignition has been a driving force of transformation for the accounting and professional service industry, tackling manual processes to help businesses grow, be more efficient and create win-win client relationships. Today, Ignition empowers businesses to effectively optimize revenue streams through client engagement and commerce automation, making it easy to win new business and get paid on time. As a result, the company is trusted by more than six thousand accounting and professional services businesses globally. Ignition has helped customers engage over one million clients, with over two million proposals accepted and more than three billion dollars in client payments processed. 

The unique platform integrates digital proposals, payments and automated workflows via leading business apps such as Gusto, Xero, Quickbooks and Zapier to streamline service-based commerce. 

Inc. partnered with leading global social and media intelligence platform Meltwater to develop a proprietary methodology that uses a sentiment from online conversations about organizations and translates it into numerical scores. Companies were evaluated on commitment, reliability, trust, creativity, supportiveness, and other virtues that offer value to clients. Inc. also conducted surveys to gather client testimonials as part of the process.

To learn more about Ignition, visit: www.ignitionapp.com 

To view the complete list, go to: www.inc.com/power-partner-awards/2022 

The November 2022 Issue of Inc. magazine is available online now at https://www.inc.com/magazine and will be on newsstands beginning November 8, 2022.


Luke Cuell, media@ignitionapp.com 


Ignition is the world’s first client engagement and commerce platform for professional services businesses, to streamline how they engage clients and get paid. Over 6,000 accounting and professional services firms around the world use Ignition to win new business with impressive digital proposals, engage clients with a clear scope of work, and get paid on time by automating payment collection. Ignition also integrates with leading business apps such as Gusto, QuickBooks, Xero and Zapier to automate time-consuming tasks. Founded in 2013 by a progressive accounting entrepreneur to find a better way of doing business, our goal is to help customers grow, be more efficient, and create win-win client relationships. To date, we’ve helped facilitate more than 2 million client engagements and over US$3 billion in client payments. Ignition has teams in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, The Philippines, South Africa, US and the UK, with nearly 200 employees globally. 

About Inc. Business Media
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