HKU

CREA Summerschool: How to Become a Start-up in the Creative (Tech) Industries

Date: 7-3-2017 Till 7-14-2017
Location: HKU location Oudenoord
Time: 09:30 AM - 7:00 PM



Creatives, techies and entrepreneurs unite! In this intensive course, you will join forces to form international student start-up teams and work on your own or a team member’s innovative idea. With mentoring and inspirational talks from entrepreneurs, creatives and tech start-ups, you turn your idea into a working business model and plan, and pitch in front of a jury. The best teams compete in an international Business Contest!

Fun and dynamic pressure cooker

During two intensive, fun and very dynamic pressure cooker weeks, you gain skills and knowledge from Creativity, Technology and Entrepreneurship, demonstrating the value of design thinking, team building, business modeling, innovation, customer validation and creative processes. With mentoring and inspirational talks from entrepreneurs, creatives and tech start-ups, you build on your team to turn your idea into a working business model and plan, and pitch it in front of a jury of experts from the creative industries.

This Summer Academy is part of the European CREA Network, through which the best teams will be invited afterwards to compete in the international CREA Business Contest in Milan!

How to apply

You can apply for the CREA Summer Academy as an individual or with your recently formed (early stage) start-up team. Individual applicants form their start-up team during the course, or can join and complement an already existing team. If you apply with a team, we expect you to be open to work with other students who can complement your team with knowledge and expertise that you need for your start-up.

Apply here!

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