Your idea is the future

Kinetic Creative Boot Camp helps creatives determine their unique value proposition to get ready to launch their business. It's a 4-week intensive hands-on "learning and doing" experience for creatives who are ready to turn their idea into a business.
The cost of Kinetic is $299 for those who are selected and confirm their participation.

Workshops will take place online and Winston-Salem, NC. Local participants are welcome to attend the Kinetic sessions in person. North Carolina and CDC guidelines are closely followed for health and safety.

Program Dates:
September 2, 2020 - Application Opens
October 19, 2020 - Application Closes at 11:59 pm
October 23, 2020 - Selected applicants are notified
October 30, 2020 - Payments are due for participation
November 5, 2020 - Kinetic begins with a half-day workshop
November 10 through December 3 - Workshops every Tuesday and Thursday evening
December 5, 2020 - Kinetic ends with a half-day workshop

So who is creative?

Kinetic serves creative entrepreneurs that are using their design, art, music, theatre, film, writing, culinary, interactive digital media, and an array of artisanal skills to solve a problem for their customers.
Kinetic is designed for you to take that cool idea you’ve been thinking about and create a mission, vision and value proposition for a potential customer. Do you want to bring this to life, but don’t know how? Kinetic can help you ideate and implement!
Validate your creative idea
Develop a business model
Identify & talk to customers
Build and use a budget

You've got potential.

Are you ready to put your plan into action? Kinetic Creative Boot Camp is for individuals and teams that want to take their creative idea to the next level and build a foundation of business skills and knowledge.
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Business Idea

Creatives working on a great business idea that you'd like to see take off

Testing

Creatives who are ready to test their idea, but aren’t sure what the first step is

Hobbyist Entrepreneur

Creatives who are ready to turn their hobby into a business

Knowledge

Creatives who need help building a foundation of business skills

Info Sessions

Attend an info session to learn about the curriculum, what to expect, the application process and have any questions answered. The schedule is coming soon, but until then check out the on-demand webinar from Spring 2020 below.

Meet the team

Get to know our team. These are the folks behind the Center for Creative Economy which powers the Kinetic Boot Camp. CCE's mission is to Launch, Grow, and Accelerate creative entrepreneurs and businesses.

CCE has been serving creative entrepreneurs since 2011 and has hosted a creative business accelerator annually since 2016. The four cohorts that have completed the accelerator have launched 40 startups, with 90% still in business. They have raised over $7.4M in investment and have earned over $8.1M in revenue.

Destinee Charles

Program Coordinator

Margaret Collins

Founding Executive Director

Shelby Newsome

Marketing & Events Manager

Become a Sponsor

2020 Kinetic Creative Boot Camp Sponsors

The following companies believe in the potential of creative startups. They help us provide useful and essential content for our attendees and guests.

Contact Details

500 West 5th Street, Suite 800, Winston-Salem, NC 27101336-701-2783kinetic@ccetriad.com