Startup Bootcamps

Why a bootcamp?

Creative Business Bootcamps are dedicated to provide the opportunity and time for the startups to sharpen and hone their pitch, strengthen their entrepreneurial skills and get ready for launch and expansion. Overall, the Bootcamps are specially created to strengthen entrepreneurship in the creative industries through:

  • Capacity building of entrepreneurship organisations
  • Supporting startups with business development and internationalization
  • Improved access to finance through investor readiness

At the Bootcamps the creative competences with be coupled with commercial competences and networks, entrepreneurship development, access to finance and internationalization – all crucial elements in creating high growth entrepreneurs and startups in the creative industries. This will not only enhance learning and development but also help the startups reach their potential.

How does it help the creative industries?

The benefits of strengthening entrepreneurial skills in the creative industries are:

  • Contribution to innovative solutions in society and all other sectors: Creative entrepreneurs have the ability to find new ways of thinking and address challenges faced by society and within other sectors. Role models demonstrate the power of creative skills.
  • Empowerment and social change that transforms people’s lives: Competency building is an important activity in Creative Business Network. The success stories and role models coming out of the Creative Business Cup competition will inspire and empower other creative individuals to become an entrepreneur themselves.
  • Provide quality jobs and reduce poverty: Role models will inspire other potential entrepreneurs, who aspire to develop their own business idea. The development of sustainable business plans with concrete company action plan will contribute for increasing of job creation.

Can I host a bootcamp?

The answer is yes! Everyone interested can partner up with us and host a bootcamp. If you want to know more contact us at

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