Arts hit especially hard as a result of covid 19 pandemic
To help people build arts startups
Contribute to the creative & performing arts industries
Help people get (back) into work; social / economics / education
I was looking for somewhere to go / some support / guidance / funding whilst starting Cheeky Promo. There (were) a plethora of co-working spaces, incubators / accelerators for a range of sectors in London. A few organisations / spaces / companies offer some support specifically for creative / music startups e.g. Abbey Road Red - which seemed to focus on Tech (software / hardware)
Hub for human focused arts startups in London / UK
Free Co-working space
Incubator / Accelerator
Support to run crowdfunding campaigns
Collaborative / reciprocal ethos - entrepreneurs help each other
Mentoring from people in the arts industry including artists, creatives, entrepreneurs, labels, managers, performers, studios, venues, experienced startup founders
Funding from Angel investors / VC if they want it
How will the space / mentoring be funded?
Sponsorship from / partnerships with music companies
Grants from foundations / charities / gov / council
VC / Angel investors
Who invests in music startups?
Who doesn’t, and why not?
Legal structure; Social Enterprise; Charity / Co-op / CIC / other
Want help to start an arts business? Want to help people who need help?