Parallel Lines

Business Incubator & Accelerator

Jamaica

The Business Incubator & Accelerator program consists of incubator and accelerator programs. The Incubator Programme will provide a safe and controlled environment for 6 creative entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas, approaches, opportunities and solutions. It will:
• Provide high potential creative entrepreneurs with workspace, training sessions and mentorship to achieve product market fit.
• Provide entrepreneurs with sound tools and frameworks to analyze their ideas, approaches, opportunities and solutions.

Our Accelerator Programme will focus on improving business and technology skills for 10 creative entrepreneurs to increase sustainability and capacity. Although local, the programme will be assisting entrepreneurs to take advantage of global opportunities. It will:
• Provide high potential creative entrepreneurs with capacity development through training and mentorship
• Provide entrepreneurs with sound analysis frameworks and tools to leverage specific opportunities available to them internationally

The application process opens on August 9th and closes on August 23rd. Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis.
The Accelerator programme starts on August 30th. The Incubator programme starts on September 1st. Both programmes are 10 weeks. Participants should be willing to commit 10 hours per week. It is suggested you apply to both if you are uncertain about which program is best for you.

INDUSTRIES

Creative Arts

TYPES OF BUSINESS SUPPORT

Skills Training, Operational Effectiveness

Eligibility

Must be an entrepreneur in the Creative Industry

Other Details

Must be an entrepreneur in the Creative Industry

Kingston Creative
See Institution Profile

Kingston Creative

Kingston Creative is a nonprofit arts organisation started in 2017 by a team of three co-founders who believe in using Art and Culture to achieve social and economic transformation. We want to see the city of Kingston leverage its creative heritage, its world-class talent and reach its potential to become a Creative City, not just in name or by UNESCO designation, but for this to be a reality for all who live in Kingston. We envision a safe and vibrant Art District in Downtown Kingston, a Creative Hub that develops and trains people and long-term, a healthy creative ecosystem in Jamaica. We are a small, voluntary organisation, and we recognise that this is a huge vision, but it is certainly a vision worth working towards.

You might also be interested in...

Heading 4

Provides micro-business Loans to micro-business operators that have been operating for more than 6 months. This loan may be used for working capital support or to facilitate th...

Company Name

Company Name

Heading 4

Tell people more about the classes you offer. Add images, text and links, or connect data from your collection to display dynamic content.

Heading 4

Tell people more about the classes you offer. Add images, text and links, or connect data from your collection to display dynamic content.