Has your pandemic pivot revealed an opportunity to grow? Looking to make changes that maximize the recovery economy? Did time out of the studio let you rethink your goals?You took that first leap to build a creative business, but what’s your next leap?
Bridgeway Capital’s Creative Business Accelerator and Ascender combine their business building capabilities to offer the inaugural Next Leap Program. Seven creative businesses will be selected for a six-week intensive course to transform a growth idea into an actionable plan that is ready to realize. The program will be virtual and flexible so participants can stay safe and do the work when it works best.
Participants that complete this intensive program will be awarded $500 to start pursuing their Next Leap goals. The creative business with the most compelling Next Leap plan and pitch will be awarded $5000 to boost their momentum.
Ascender’s team of experts and coaches will work closely with participants to forge that interesting growth idea into a strategy with sound financial and operational dimensions. The CBA will support participants through the program, and then help them make solid progress with their Next Leap goals over the following six months. After viewing the information session below and scrolling down to carefully review the program parameters, focus areas, timelines, and additional supports, feel free to start the application process. Applications are due September 17, 2020 before 11:59 p.m. (ET).
On Wednesday, September 9, 2020 the CBA and Ascender held a Zoom meeting outlining the Next Leap Program. 45 creative businesses participated to learn more about this transformative course of virtual sessions. Interested applicants are encouraged to view the session if they missed it.