Co-CREATE is an annual immersive, community-based business ignition program for emerging creative companies and entrepreneurs based in Pittsburgh, PA.


Program Overview

Quarter One (September-December)
September: Program Begins, Individual Planning/Goal Setting Sessions
October-December: Monthly Collaboration Sessions, Business Building Seminars, Mentorship Meetings

Quarter Two (January-June)
January: CREATE! Festival Demo Day and Ignition Grant Proposal Preparation
February-May: Monthly Collaboration Sessions, Business Building Seminars, Mentorship Meetings

Thursday, June 7, 2018: Demo Day / Graduation at the CREATE! Festival Awards Ceremony
 

Program Deliverables:

$1000 Ignition Grants
Awarded to each Co-CREATOR upon Successful Completion of the Program

Entrepreneurial Empowerment
1-Year Complimentary Membership to the Pittsburgh Technology Council
Educational Programs
Industry Mentorship
Strategic Business Development Connections

Co-Working Space
Shared Workspace at the Pittsburgh Technology Council
Cross-sector and Corporate Collaboration Opportunities
Meeting Space + Conference Room Use
Shared Office Resources
 
Community Engagement
Free Access to Creative Industry Network Events and Programming
Participation in Project Demo / Exhibition at the CREATE! Festival
National Engagement Opportunities
Radio, Video, Print, Electronic and Social Media Visibility Opportunities