Creative start-ups invited to participate in a global competition
Malta’s creative entrepreneurs are invited to take part in the next edition of the Creative Business Cup, the final of which will take place in Copenhagen in June.
Considered the Olympics for creative start-ups, the global competition was launched in Malta by Culture Venture last year. Malta’s winner for 2021 was YouRun Ltd with the video game marshmallows.
Start-ups using creative skills in the production of a creative industry product or service, or creative start-ups collaborating with other industries, can apply.
These include businesses in advertising, architecture, crafts and crafts, design, experience technologies, fashion, film, video and photography, from gastronomy, leisure activities, music, performing arts, play and learning, publishing, radio and television, software and 3D printing manufacturers. .
All participants traveling to the Malta Final will receive: 10 hours access to the Creative Incubator’s commercial spaces; professional mentoring by Culture Venture and monitoring by Arts Council Malta and Malta Enterprise; and access to the Creative Business Network.
A jury will also determine which of the three finalists will be eligible to receive a €1,500 Creative Business Development Prize from Arts Council Malta.
The winner, who will be announced at the National Final at the Malta Chamber, will represent Malta at the Creative Business Cup Global Final in Copenhagen on June 27-28.
In addition to holding the title of “Best Maltese Creative Startup of 2022”, the winner will also be able to access BRIGHT, a two-day global event on innovation, creation and knowledge.
Online applications are open until May 4 and all finalists will be announced by May 11. The national final will take place on May 20 at the Malta House.
Applications can be downloaded from here. For more information, visit www.cultureventure.org.
Culture Venture is the national partner of the Creative Business Cup. The main partners of the national competition are Malta Enterprise and Arts Council Malta. The event is supported by the Malta Chamber and the Creative Incubator.
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