Funds up to $25K per team
Takes 0% equity
Funds 3 startups per year
Markets 3D Printing Advertising Architecture & Construction Consulting Design +37
Invests in Europe North America South America Asia Africa 4 more
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VELOCITY, a new accelerator for Creative Entrepreneurs, is open for applications. Turn your passion into a growing creative business! Velocity is created and powered by the Center for Creative Economy in Winston-Salem, NC!

WHY VELOCITY
- Designed specifically for creative companies
- 9 week online and in person learning with cohort members
- 24 business modules organized around the themes, “Create, Tell, Sell, Run"
- Customized one-on-one weekly mentoring
- In-person Kick Off and Deep Dive in Winston-Salem with cohort, mentors, and investors

THE DATES
Application Opens: April 4 - June 2, 2019
On-Boarding: Week of July 30, 2019
Kick-Off Weekend in Winston-Salem: August 9 - 11, 2019
Online Curriculum: August 6 - September 13, 2019
Deep Dive Week in Winston-Salem: September 22 - 27, 2019

THE MONEY
-There is no fee to apply.
-$895 participation fee per person if selected. This covers the online curriculum, supplies, access to mentors and investors, lodging and food during the Kicko...
VELOCITY, a new accelerator for Creative Entrepreneurs, is open for applications. Turn your passion into a growing creative business! Velocity is created and powered by the Center for Creative Economy in Winston-Salem, NC!

WHY VELOCITY
- Designed specifically for creative companies
- 9 week online and in person learning with cohort members
- 24 business modules organized around the themes, “Create, Tell, Sell, Run"
- Customized one-on-one weekly mentoring
- In-person Kick Off and Deep Dive in Winston-Salem with cohort, mentors, and investors

THE DATES
Application Opens: April 4 - June 2, 2019
On-Boarding: Week of July 30, 2019
Kick-Off Weekend in Winston-Salem: August 9 - 11, 2019
Online Curriculum: August 6 - September 13, 2019
Deep Dive Week in Winston-Salem: September 22 - 27, 2019

THE MONEY
-There is no fee to apply.
-$895 participation fee per person if selected. This covers the online curriculum, supplies, access to mentors and investors, lodging and food during the Kickoff Weekend and Deep Dive Week. All you have to do is book your own travel.
-$50K in seed-stage funding is split amongst the top three startups based on the final week's pitches as equity-free, 0% interest loans.

THE PROGRAM
-Refine your creative business model
-Understand and analyze your market and industry
-Develop and prepare your financials
-Construct your marketing, operations, and launch plan
-Develop a pitch for seed stage capital from investors

THE BEST APPLICANTS FOR VELOCITY
-Creative teams of one or more founders located globally that are ready to grow!
-Are talking with customers and "discovering" your specific value
-Creative businesses that solve a problem or create a unique user experience
-Are building a prototype or are ready to launch
-May already have a product on the market, but need a reboot to make it soar

For more details, and to find an Info Session near you, visit www.centerforcreativeeconomy.com/velocity or email us at velocity@centerforcreativeeconomy.com
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Kayla Norris
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Kayla Norris Operations Operations Coordinator for the Center for Creative Economy, home of the Velocity Accelerator
Margaret Collins
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Margaret Collins Executive Director I am passionate about helping creatives entrepreneurs build their businesses!
Shelby Newsome
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Shelby Newsome Marketing Marketing & Events Coordinator | Center for Creative Economy | Home of Velocity

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