Meet Our 2018 Creative Startups Winston Salem Cohort
Animation Bee Studios - Miami, FL
Animation Bee Studios offers 2D, 3D, and motion graphic animation services to help facilitate in-demand needs and orchestrate a true and effective customer experience.
Beaumonde - Raleigh, NC
Beaumonde connects humans with events & experiences through compelling immersive content that can be accessed anywhere online.
EarlyGroove - Winston Salem, NC
EarlyGroove connects people to events, information, and opportunities that promote personal, social, and cultural well-being. Our mission is to inspire and strengthen communities through creativity, innovation, and connection.
EduMotion - Chicago, IL
EduMotion energizes schools by fostering inclusion, respect and social awareness through the joy of movement. EduMotion is now launching SEL Journeys, a digital learning platform that empowers passionate educators across the country to integrate SEL and movement into their school day.
Joy Fire - Winston Salem, NC
Joyfire is an artful home decor brand with a social conscience. Our sustainable textile products and evocative designs fuel joyful living and worthy causes. Fuel the fire. Feel the joy
Point Motion - Boston, MA
Music based motion control application for the enrichment & assessment of children with special needs.
What Makes Us the Leading Startup Accelerator for Creative Entrepreneurs in the Southeast?
DYNAMIC BUSINESS SKILL DEVELOPMENT
Up to 10 startup teams are selected to critically focus on their business models over eight weeks while taking part in a robust curriculum of concepts, tools and training that delivers high impact business skill development to creative enterprises.
5 Day Deep Dive in Winston-Salem
In the final week, Sep 23-28, a 5-day Deep Dive in Winston-Salem brings together the participants, for a highly personalized experience with 30 industry experts as mentors and investors.
Equity Free Seed Funding up to $25k
The Deep Dive week includes a public Demo Night with interactive community feedback, and ends with a Pitch Competition where the top three startups split a pool of $50k through 0% interest loans, which are equity free.
Be a part of the growing creative economy and join us on for a community event that brings creative minds together under one roof!
Our 2018 Creative Startups Accelerator Cohort includes 10 teams of widely diverse businesses ranging from Animation, Art, Culinary, Design, Ed Tech platforms to assist with Autism, Dance, and Events, as well as Virtual Reality, and Entertainment. These teams represent a geographic range from France, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Charlotte, Raleigh, and Winston-Salem.
Come check out the 2018 Creative Startups Accelerator Cohort as they pitch their companies for the very first time!
5:30 pm Cocktails & Networking 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Startups Pitch 7:00 pm Reception and Meet the Teams
Creative Startups Winston-Salem Success Stories
"Creative Startup Accelerator was an anchor point in our journey as founders"
~ Carrie Shaw ~ Founder, Embodied Labs
Creative Startups Accelerator 2018
Is It Time to Accelerate Your Creative Business?
This year our team toured around the southeast looking for passionate startups ready to scale their creative business!
May 24th | Online Info Session
May 24th | The Forge Greensboro, NC
May 25th | Creative Mornings Asheville, NC
May 25th | Creative Mornings Raleigh, NC
May 10th | Venture Cafe WS/NC
May 9th | Online Info Session
May 4th | Advent CoWorking Charlotte NC
May 2nd | Creative Community Lab WS/NC
April 27th | Creative Mornings Raleigh
April 25th | Local Works Charleston SC
April 25th | Center for the Craft Asheville NC
April 23rd | Wilmington NC
April 18th| HQ Greensboro NC
May 16th | American Underground Durham NC
April 12th | Venture Cafe WS/NC
April 10th | Launch Event WS/ NC
Each year we get to know incredible individuals and teams excited to learn more about Creative Startups and how they can be involved.
If you or a startup you know are interested in growing their creative business and would like to learn more contact us.