Velocity is a 9 week accelerator designed for the creative entrepreneur. Velocity delivers online and in-person learning with cohort members and mentors. Through a high impact, startup success curriculum, teams gain the knowledge and tools to better think, create, tell, and run their businesses.
The accelerator will officially begin with a kick off weekend in Winston-Salem, NC to meet mentors and cohort members. The accelerator will end with 5 day Deep Dive in Winston-Salem to work on-site with mentors and investors to refine their business models. Teams will also take part in a pitch competition and demo night. The top three teams will split a pool of $50,000 through a 0% interest loan, equity free. Center for Creative Economy does not take any equity in the winners company.
Creative entrepreneurs globally are encouraged to apply. There is no cost to apply. If selected, the fee for participants is $895. The fee will cover the cost of the course, books, access to mentors, meals and accommodations for Kick-off Weekend and the Deep Dive in Winston-Salem, NC. Participants must cover their own travel.