Define Your Customer
Ignite Your Idea

Kinetic is a 6-week, cohort-based program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs workshop their early-stage creative business ideas and explore their customer base.

Applications Open Fall 2024

Your idea is the future.

Take your business idea to the next level! 
 
Kinetic is a 6-week, cohort-based program that helps aspiring entrepreneurs workshop their early-stage creative business ideas and explore their customer base. Weekly curriculum is taught by a team of subject matter experts who mentor and counsel founders. Kinetic graduates have successfully launched their startups, earned spots in business accelerators, and secured grants. Cohort members will participate in a pitch competition for a chance to win a $1,000 seed grant! 
 
The cost of Kinetic is $375 for those who are selected and confirm their participation.
 
Workshops will take place online and in Winston-Salem, NC.

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.

Business Idea

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

Hobbyist Entrepreneur

Creatives who are ready to turn their hobby into a business

First Steps

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

Knowledge

Creatives who need help building a foundation of business skills

Meet Our 2024 Kinetic Mentors & Facilitators

Phil Barnhill
East Greensboro NOW

Roberts Bass
Financial Consultant

Valerie Bleza
Knot Standard

Dawn Booker
Pack Light Global

Mike Buckovich
Vision to Venture

Ray Collins
TrueVoice

Tory Gillett
Wildfire

Henry de Noble
Stephens

David Evans
Entrepreneur Coach & Business Consultant

Josh Hanes
Bank OZK

Rick Leander
LFB Holdings

Chad Leslie
UNCSA

Maura Marziano
Common Giant

Dawn McGee
Coach Pro 4U

Jacqueline Morgan
Learning Facilitator

Ben Noland
Impact Brands

Phillip Oakley
Common Giant

Trudi Parson
Common Giant

Sarah Pinnix
Wildfire

Girish Raj
Entertainment Consultant

Lee Thompson
LNT Consulting

Dick Vann
Entrepreneur Consultant

Matt Waterman
LongRun Solutions

Jeff Wolfe
SchellBray

Sponsors

Kinetic’s content and events are powered by CCE and these generous sponsors and partners.

Contact Us

Address: 500 W 5th St., Suite 800
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Call Us: 336-462-9429