Funds up to $75k per team
Funds 3 startups per year
Markets 3D Printing Advertising Architecture & Construction Education Entertainment 24 more
Invests in Europe North America South America Asia Africa 5 more
Application Open: May 1 - June 11
On-Boarding July 31 - August 4
Virtual Classes: August 7 - September 15
In-Person Deep Dive: September 24 - 29

The Center for Creative Economy hosts Creative Startups Accelerator and is the lead partner for Creative Startups across the Southeastern U.S.A. This intensive 8-week program virtual program is open to all startups regardless of location. The first 7 weeks startups will critically analyze their business model and be provided tools and training to combat tough situations. The final week all startups, mentors, and investors will travel to Winston-Salem, NC to work together and network during the Deep Dive. This week ends with a pitch competition where the top three startups split a pool of $50,000.

New in 2017 is an additional $25,000 in support and shared services for a creative business affiliated with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The creative enterprise must be accepted and fully participate in the Creative Start...
Application Open: May 1 - June 11
On-Boarding July 31 - August 4
Virtual Classes: August 7 - September 15
In-Person Deep Dive: September 24 - 29

The Center for Creative Economy hosts Creative Startups Accelerator and is the lead partner for Creative Startups across the Southeastern U.S.A. This intensive 8-week program virtual program is open to all startups regardless of location. The first 7 weeks startups will critically analyze their business model and be provided tools and training to combat tough situations. The final week all startups, mentors, and investors will travel to Winston-Salem, NC to work together and network during the Deep Dive. This week ends with a pitch competition where the top three startups split a pool of $50,000.

New in 2017 is an additional $25,000 in support and shared services for a creative business affiliated with the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The creative enterprise must be accepted and fully participate in the Creative Startups Accelerator, and agree to operate in or relocate to Winston-Salem. This increased support is made possible through a continued partnership with the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts.

We have scheduled many information sessions to help with Q/A. Check into www.creativestartups.org/events to find one near you. Hope to see you at one of them soon!
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