“Creativity is vital if we wish to secure an exciting, useful and prosperous future for individuals and our country. School for Creative Startups is a great way to share the knowledge that will lead to a creative revolution with benefits for all.” Loyd Grossman
Founded by original Dragon’s Den investor Doug Richard, School for Creative Startups is an innovative social enterprise which helps people who are trying to get their creative business off the ground. School for Creative Startups has been dubbed an “MBA for creatives” and offers successful applicants a year-long, subsidised course of dynamic workshops, business surgeries and unrivalled access to a network of over 100 of the UK’s “Titans of the Creative Industries” including Anya Hindmarch, David Bailey, Sir Paul Smith, Oliver Peyton, Loyd Grossman and Natalie Massenet (Net-a-Porter).
Based at Somerset House in London, School for Creative Startups is unique in that it is tailor-made for creative people, imparting business knowledge without the jargon. It is for people with established startups, those who simply have an idea for a business and everyone in between.
Doug Richard is now looking for 100 budding creative entrepreneurs to join the 2012 programme. Applications close on 15th August and the course kicks off in September 2012. School for Creative Startups welcomes applications from across the creative sectors including: Digital, Broadcast, Media, Communications, Craft, Culinary Arts, Design, Fashion, Fine Art, Music and Performing Arts.