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Creative Business Accelerator

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Careers and Employability
Published date
09 March 2021

Business development opportunity for UAL Graduates

The Creative Business Accelerator is a programme of business development for UAL graduates. Tailored to meet the needs of creative graduates, the programme is delivered across 6 months. In partnership with Google for Startups and developed by UAL Careers and Employability, the Creative Business Accelerator will provide you with the tools you need to grow a sustainable and successful creative business and build professional networks.

100% of participants would recommend the programme to others.


Who is eligible?

Graduates who have been awarded a Bachelor, Masters or PhD degree from UAL are eligible to apply. Applications can be made up to 5 years after graduation.  

For your application to be considered you need to:

  • Be running a creative business (including social enterprise or commercial) from any creative discipline or developing a product that has potential commercial intellectual property (IP) value.
  • Have spent at least a year on enterprising activity to develop your business/product idea.
  • Have developed some form of income generation for your business/product idea.

“The programme has definitely allowed me to think of many things that can help me to not only survive as a small business, but to thrive and getting my message across” Joao Maraschin, 2020 participant

The deadline to apply is Monday 19 April at 9am.

Get inspired!

Demo Day. Thursday 8 April, 4pm - 6pm

Register to attend the Demo Day to hear about the 2020 participants, their work and their journey on the Creative Business Accelerator.