To apply to our Creative industries Business Workshop, please click here
Oasis500 the first of its kind in Jordan and the MENA region offers the only comprehensive business & entrepreneurial workshop, seed investment, acceleration and mentorship program in the region. We, as a leading early stage and seed investment company, not only give you the business skills that you need to start, but we help you start your business through seed capital investment and a complete acceleration, incubation and mentorship program which will help you grow your business through the proof of concept stages in order to attract follow-on investments.
The Creative Industries track is dedicated to all residents in the MENA region, focusing on self-sustainable projects in many creative sectors including:
- Performing Art
- Digital art
- Home Products
- Fashion design
- Online media and publishing
We have aimed to capitalize on untapped creative potential in order to support the economy and foster the arts in the MENA region as well as develop the art, design and media sector to become another success story like the Tech, which continues to nourish and grow our economy.
Our Business workshop focuses on building business skills and professional communication.
During the 4-day business workshop you will learn how to:
- Successfully start / grow your business
- Pitch your idea
- Market your business
- Develop your entrepreneurial skills
- Design and validate business model
- Develop a financial model
- Register your company
- Build relationships with industry partners
We aim to accelerate our Creative Industries startups by providing primary investment and business enhancement. Our companies have the opportunity to secure investment and acceleration, and a 100-day incubation period.
We will then offer exposure and publishing through regional and local events, including but not limited to roadshows, pop-up shops, art weeks, management consultations and facilitated deals with publishers.
We provide mentorship by partnering the artist with appropriate masters in the industry. We open our extensive network of Angel investors so that artists can secure further investments and follow-on funding.
Training Date: 4 – 7 October, 2015
Applications deadline: 27 September, 2015
Location: Amman, Jordan (Oasis500 Premises)
To apply to our Cultural and Creative industries track, please click here