A culturally and artistically vibrant society has a transformational impact on communities. But how can artists or art-supporting entrepreneurs build viable solutions to sustain this passion?
In this session, you'll hear the personal founder journeys of a group of entrepreneurs whilst they share their insights in launching and building cultural enterprises. Come learn and be inspired to start your own journey from:
Kate Gilbert -- Executive Director, Now and There
Chris Grimley -- Principal, over,under
Brendan Ciecko -- Founder & CEO, Cuseum
This session is put together for Harvard students interested in participating in the President's Innovation Challenge and submitting ideas that help the arts and artist thrive. All other Harvard students are also welcome.
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Labs
The Harvard Innovation Labs consist of a vibrant, cross-disciplinary ecosystem for the Harvard community to explore innovation and entrepreneurship while building deeper connections. It is an excellent example of the One Harvard vision and a leading catalyst for the Allston Science and Enterprise District. The Innovation Labs fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.
The Harvard i-lab is the central component of the Harvard Innovation Labs. It is an educational collaborative for all current Harvard students from any Harvard school to explore innovation and entrepreneurship at any stage. It provides open co-working space, a vibrant community of peer and mentor support, experiential programming, and a 12-week Venture Incubation Program, helping student teams take their ideas further, faster.
The Launch Lab is a critical extension of the growing Harvard Innovation Labs. It provides eligible Harvard alumni leading high-potential early-stage startups with a curated community including collaborative co-working space, business building programming, and access to i-lab advisors and mentors. It fosters continued connection between alumni, current students, and the Harvard community as a whole.
The Harvard Life Lab is a curated community, providing eligible Harvard alumni, faculty and students leading high-potential early-stage life sciences startups with a fully equipped wet lab, collaborative co-working space, business building programming, and access to the entire Harvard Innovation Labs ecosystem.