One project ends…

One project ends…

Jul 8, 2019

Finally this month the Network for Creative Enterprise project ended with an exhibition and event at Knowle West Media Centre. Apart from how fast those two years have been, its so easy to forget how things were before – before the cross creative hub working, the sessions they all went through, and the mentoring we […]

International Creative Business upstarting

International Creative Business upstarting

Jun 29, 2018

Upstarter’s Gill Wildman has been working with NESTA and the British Council in delivering their Creative Enterprise Programme in Jordan and Egypt. Creative business in both of these countries are a core part of the economy, and increasingly recognised for it. Many produce craft goods, more and more digital producers are also stepping up. In […]

At The Fringe on an Island

At The Fringe on an Island

Aug 24, 2017

Why would you bring a creative business incubator to a Fringe festival like VFringe17 in Ventnor on the Isle of Wight? Because that’s where all of the creatives are gathering and might just appreciate a little extra fire in their business bellies. That’s what we bring. Upstarter’s way is to travel to where they/you are […]

6 Weeks to Pop Up Too @Machines Room, The Hive and Well Street Market

6 Weeks to Pop Up Too @Machines Room, The Hive and Well Street Market

Aug 22, 2017

We ran the second round of 6 weeks to Pop Up in June this year, to see if the format worked better a second time around, and also to check out different ways of marketing the course.   Again, our experience is that its hard to get people in London to commit to it, until […]

6 Weeks at Machines Room and special offer

6 Weeks at Machines Room and special offer

Feb 1, 2016

    What’s it all about? You know that moment when you have an idea for a business, but you’re not sure it’ll work, well, this 6-week of evening workshops is for you. It does a range of things. It gets you to explore new possible ideas of what you might make a business from, […]

6 Weeks at Blackhorse Workshop

6 Weeks at Blackhorse Workshop

Sep 6, 2015

We’re bringing a new programme to Blackhorse Workshop this autumn. Its a new kind of new startup programme  for six Wednesday evenings starting 30th September. The aim is to help people in East London to get new ideas off the ground quickly and test them out on real people, shaping the new business by what […]