Acceptance of applications for the Creative Industries Accelerator has started in Moscow
2021-05-26 01:35

Acceptance of applications for the Creative Industries Accelerator has started in Moscow

Acceptance of applications from Moscow entrepreneurs for participation in a creative industries accelerator opened in Moscow on 26 May.

"Accelerators are a relatively new area of business support, which the Moscow government has been developing since 2019. This year we are inviting entrepreneurs working in creative industries to participate in one of such projects. The main program of the creative industries accelerator will last 10 weeks. There will be 90 teams to prepare for it", - said Deputy Mayor of Moscow Natalya Sergunina, whose words appear on mos.ru portal.

Six directions will be launched within the accelerator: "Performing Arts" (Performing Arts), "Fashion & Design" (Fashion & Design), "Advertising Technologies" (AdTech), "Publishing/New Media" Publishing/New Media, Architecture, and Art & Music. The accelerator includes three programs: training, acceleration and post-acceleration. You can register to take part in them at createdin.moscow.

The training programme will run online for two weeks. Legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and self-employed registered in Moscow can join it. Applications will be accepted until 8 June.

The main online acceleration program will take place from June 24 to August 31. Registration for it is open until June 23. The 10-week program will involve 90 Moscow companies and individual entrepreneurs with a finished product and first sales experience as well as a team of more than two people.

Demo Day will be the final event of the acceleration program. Participants will present their projects and results of their work to experts and potential partners.

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Author: Karina Kamalova