Artbox begins accelerating 12 creative businesses in Armenia
Published: October 16, 2023
Creative Armenia is excited to present the 12 creative businesses that started their acceleration journey. Artbox Accelerator Program provides an unparalleled opportunity to these startups to effectively grow their businesses and play a definitive role in the creative industries.
From October to December, 2023, over the course of 8 weeks, selected teams will receive weekly workshops, targeted assignments, and individual consultations designed to boost their growth. The lineup of mentors include experts and successful entrepreneurs from Armenia and the world, including Estonia, Denmark, France, Switzerland, and Egypt.
Artbox Accelerator will guide creative businesses to enhance their customer engagement, grow sales, achieve sustainability, and more. As the program concludes, up to 7 top-performing businesses will be selected to receive up to €30,000 grants to make their business growth plan, developed during Artbox, actionable.
The 12 creative businesses selected for Artbox Accelerator are:
“At Creative Armenia, strengthening the commercial viability and sustainability of creative business is among our core objectives. With Artbox Accelerator this objective is most effectively realized. By supporting 12 leading creative businesses from music industry to animation to fashion and beyond, we influence the ecosystem of creative production in Armenia as a whole,“ said Anush Ter-Khachatryan, Director of Programs at Creative Armenia.
“At Katapult, we emphasize the significance of bolstering existing cultural organizations and their potential to collaborate. The Artbox Accelerator presents a distinctive opportunity for these established cultural entities to engage with local and international cultural stakeholders, showcase their work to new audiences, and strengthen their creative concepts, thereby deepening their connections with the community and expanding their genuine public influence.” said Anna K. Gargarian, the head of the KATAPULT Creative Accelerator Program.
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