This is a place for creative startups & investors of creative sectors to bring creative solutions to life. Our global network is committed to help you succeed, or at least to inspire you to excellence, by promoting stronger cross-border collaboration and initiatives between entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and entrepreneurial support organisations.
CBI supports creative businesses in making connections to the right investors and resources, whether they're aiming to build an MVP or raise a $25M Series A. We have created a community around robust accelerator programmes that are offered on a global scale, offering startup founders with all of the investment resources and investor expertise required to fund, grow, and expand a business.
FMW is a programme for business owners that pairs them with foreign investors and mentors through one-on-one sessions. FMW focuses on business and idea development through internationalisation and makes sure that startups benefit from mentoring with experts in investments, business strategy, idea development, B2B and B2C market, marketing, and communications to enhance their networking skills and capacity to approach foreign investors and markets.
An annual international competition for creative startups that aims to unite and develop the cultural and creative sectors across more than 80+ nations. These national champions work under the direction of professionals from the Creative Business Academy and have the opportunity to share thoughts and ideas in front of highly qualified global creative industry experts.
Creative Business Academy is designed to teach those who work in or with the creative business industry various internationalisation tactics, business growth skills, and other relevant information. CBA assists creative business owners in acquiring the abilities necessary to internationalize their network and create a more successful business.
We are the world's biggest network of startups and stakeholders from the cultural and creative industries, and we work together to empower the entrepreneurs that shape the future.Read more
Our foundation supports creative and innovative startups through business development, connecting them with investors and global markets and strengthen their contribution to innovative solutions to the benefit of business and society.
Participate in debates, find research and resources in our community on Creatives and Sustainability, Craftmanship, Creativity & Technology, the Creative Economy and many other topics that we care about.
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This is the place where a unique tribe of innovative disruptors, creatives, entrepreneurs, and business experts meet.Read More