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Entrepreneur hopes for business ignitions

Entrepreneur hopes for business ignitions

Lance Zaal is an entrepreneur who wants to help other entrepreneurs.

Zaal, an alumnus of the College of William and Mary and the Mason School of Business, has been involved with startups featuring way-finding and tour apps for Williamsburg, the college and other cities.

"I'm involved in some things, and I know some people who are interested in startups, and I thought this is something we can do to help other entrepreneurs," he said of his latest project, which opens this month: Ignition, a nonprofit business incubator.

"The mission of helping to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit in people. When a person can take their idea, develop it into a business, and...