Angel Investor Doug Richard to Help UK Writers, Artists, Filmmakers & Other Creative Professionals
This class is open to writers, fine artists, actors, filmmakers, musicians, architects, graphic designers, landscape designers and anyone who owns, or wants to own, a business based on their ability to work creatively.
Doug Richard, Founder of School for Creative Startups says "We provide accelerated business training that helps entrepreneurs launch more successful startups and run more successful businesses. Our face to face and online instruction covers topics like how to start a business, how to find investors, how to design great products and services, how to implement fast, cost-effective marketing strategies, how to build effective management teams and how to scale a business safely. Our business networking events connect small businesses to create supportive, self-sustaining communities. School for Creative Startups’ overarching mission is to create a vibrant, dynamic culture and economy in the UK that supports and promotes innovation and entrepreneurialism. Our aim is to increase the number of creative small businesses in the UK and provide them with access to world class business advice to help them succeed."
Doug Richard will be teaching this one year course in concert with Medeia Cohan-Petrolino who joins School for Creative Startups following a 5.5 year stint as Head Curator at The University of the Arts London where she ran the University’s unique Emerging Artist Programme. Through this innovative scheme, Medeia programmed and curated an eclectic variety of exhibitions in the University’s Arts Gallery, managed the University’s 700 plus piece collection, advised some of the UK’s top collectors through the Artist and Collectors Exchange and ran the University’s annual best of the degree show exhibition, Future Map.
Medeia’s role at the University allowed her to keep her fingers on the pulse of the rising stars of the emerging art and design scene in London and allowed her to support over 200 alumni artists per year in a variety of ways. Prior to joining the University, Medeia worked for the Museum of Contemporary Art of Massachusetts, The Berkshire Museum, The South Bank Centre and several commercial galleries.
Those interested in enrolling in this unique one year program, which will be delivered in the UK should register by August 14. School for Creative Startups will not be able to accept all applicants. Early registration is encouraged.
Thanks to generous support from the City of Westminster and help from School for Creative Startups partners including PACT, UK Screen, The Bridge, BPI & The Hospital Club, the cost for this one-year program is just £500. A monthly payment scheme is available to make this cost affordable to all applicants.
For complete details on the program, and to apply, please visit http://www.schoolforstartups.co.uk/school-for-creative-startups/mentor-programme/
If you have questions about the course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inspiration of serial entrepreneur and angel investor Doug Richard, School for Startups is the UK’s leading provider of business training for entrepreneurs. We provide accelerated business training that helps entrepreneurs launch more successful startups and run more successful businesses. Our face to face and online instruction covers topics like how to start a business, how to find investors, how to design great products and services, how to implement fast, cost-effective marketing strategies, how to build effective management teams and how to scale a business safely. Our business networking events connect small businesses to create supportive, self-sustaining communities.
School for Startups’ overarching mission is to create a vibrant, dynamic culture and economy in the UK that supports and promotes innovation and entrepreneurialism. Our aim is to increase the number of innovative small businesses in the UK and provide them with access to world class business advice to help them succeed.
In 2008 School for Startups trained more than 1000 budding entrepreneurs in a series of highly interactive one-day business courses across the UK. The courses, entitled “How to Start a New Business” and “Entrepreneurial Economics”, aimed to lead attendees from the initial evaluation of their business idea right through to selecting a business model and identifying suitable sources of funding. We have subsequently gone on to teach more than ten thousand entrepreneurs in England, Wales, Scotland and most recently Romania.
By partnering with some of the UK’s leading universities and Regional Development Agencies (RDA’s), as well as international economic development organizations, School for Startups ensure each event is supported at the local, regional and national level. Overall more than 90% of our attendees rated the courses “Very good or excellent”.
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