The 4th edition of The Creative Class is back and The Assembly is calling all creatives with idea and early - mid-stage creative enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa to boost their knowledge through virtual and in-person business training including a Keynote from African Fashion Foundation’s - Roberta Annan, build a network of peers, and win cash grants to launch or scale their business idea or venture.
From 23rd October to 2 nd December 2023, entrepreneurs across fashion, jewelry, accessory, FashTech and other Creative SMEs will have an opportunity to join the accelerator program and experience 6 weeks of intense business training, gaining the essential knowledge and tools required to start and grow sustainable enterprises
The Creative Class hosts 2 Pathways designed to provide creative entrepreneurs with the essential knowledge and tools required to start and grow sustainable businesses. ENTR_ for entrepreneurs who have been in business for 0 - 12 months and NXT_ for entrepreneurs with businesses over 12-months old. In a curation of expert-led Masterclasses by industry A-listers, The Creative Enterprise Programme by Nesta
Interested Creatives may apply to any of the two pathways:
ENTR_ is a market entry program with the aim to empower new businesses with essential knowledge and tools to develop their business infrastructure, enabling them to support their creative abilities. Apply to this pathway if you have run your business for 0 - 12 months.
NXT_ is a market development program with the aim to identify and provide solutions for some of the issues that may be stifling growth in the early-mid stages of running a business. Apply to this pathway if you have run your business for more than 12 months.
For more info about the program or sponsorship opportunities please Email Us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Article credits: The Assembly Hub