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Creative visionaries, like you, are driven to succeed, while staying true to your creative vision. You know your business will lead change, create possibilities, and connect people across boundaries, cultures, and place. All around the world, creative leaders like you are building the next economy. A creative economy.

Presented in partnership with OceanX and AlMashtal and sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah, Creative Startups LABS Saudi Arabia brings the highly successful LABS Pre-Accelerator program to women-led teams in Western KSA for the first time.

Our suite of accelerators operate on four continents, helping launch hundreds of new creative businesses each year. We have 55 alumni companies in the Middle East region. This program is open to teams with at least one woman founder, based in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia. This program will be conducted in English.

LABS is a high intensity Pre-Accelerator to move creative founders from idea or early revenue to...
Creative visionaries, like you, are driven to succeed, while staying true to your creative vision. You know your business will lead change, create possibilities, and connect people across boundaries, cultures, and place. All around the world, creative leaders like you are building the next economy. A creative economy.

Presented in partnership with OceanX and AlMashtal and sponsored by the U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah, Creative Startups LABS Saudi Arabia brings the highly successful LABS Pre-Accelerator program to women-led teams in Western KSA for the first time.

Our suite of accelerators operate on four continents, helping launch hundreds of new creative businesses each year. We have 55 alumni companies in the Middle East region. This program is open to teams with at least one woman founder, based in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia. This program will be conducted in English.

LABS is a high intensity Pre-Accelerator to move creative founders from idea or early revenue to business model and a path for growth. Built around 6 modules and the dynamic learning approach Creative Startups is well-known for, participants sprint through a dynamic and challenging program. During the intensive program, you will focus on identifying a market entry strategy, pursuing early customers, and creating a minimum viable product. Concepts including customer discovery and development, business formation and structures, cash flow projections, and creating a sales pipeline are covered.

LABS is conducted entirely online though self-guided work, weekly all-cohort meetings, and weekly one-on-one meetings with Creative Startups Lead Faculty. The LABS program culminates in a Digital Deep Dive event including a chance to pitch for over SAR $18,000 in seed funding.

2020/21 LABS Dates:
Applications close: January 23rd, 2021
On-boarding: Week of February 21st, 2021
Online program: February 28th - March 25th, 2021
Online program consists of independent work and a twice weekly all cohort meeting, date and time TBD.
Digital Deep Dive: Week of March 28th, 2021
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Alice Loy, PhD
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Alice Loy, PhD Love creatives and startups. Working with entrepreneurs since 1995.
Julia Youngs
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Julia Youngs Acceleration Program Manager
Laurentiu Polcevschi
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Laurentiu Polcevschi Account Manager @ F6S
Shuangyi Li
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