Turn your creative idea
into a business

Join us for a 4-week entrepreneurial boot camp and turn your creative idea into a functional business. Application is now open and closes in

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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 your idea into a business.
Workshops will take place in Winston-Salem, NC from February 29 through March 28. Participants must be able to attend the Kinetic sessions in person. The cost of Kinetic is $249 for those who are selected and confirm their participation.
Program Dates:
December 5, 2019 - Application Opens
February 2, 2020 - Application Closes at 11:59 pm
February 12, 2020 - Selected applicants are notified
February 21, 2020 - Payments are due for participation
February 29, 2020 - Kinetic begins with a half-day workshop
Month of March - Workshops every Tuesday and Thursday evening
March 28, 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


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


Creatives who need help building a foundation of business skills

Info Sessions

Want to learn more about Kinetic? Attend an info session and have your questions answered. Register for one below.
October 26th 5:30-6:30 pm FlyWheel Coworking, Winston-Salem, NC
November 2nd 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Artist Space 202 W 6th St. Winston-Salem, NC
November 9th 12-1pm Fearless, Winston Salem, NC

*click the date to register on Evenbrite


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 87% still in business. They have raised over $3.3M in investments and have earned over $3.6M in revenue.

Julien Patton

Program & Operations Coordinator

Margaret Collins

Founding Executive Director

Jody Cauthen

Development & Operations Manager

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.
Become a Sponsor

Contact Details

500 West 5th Street, Suite 800, Winston-Salem, NC 27101336-580-1037kinetic@ccetriad.com

Attend an Info Session

Want to learn more about Kinetic? Attend an info session and have your questions answered. Register for one below.

December 13

12 – 1 pm: Online Webinar
Online WebinarOnline WebinarIn-Person Session