CATAPULT is an intensive 8-week business accelerator designed specifically for the needs of New Brunswick’s artists and creative entrepreneurs. It aims to improve the entrepreneurial skills and business networks for its participants and to foster a culture of entrepreneurship in New Brunswick’s arts sector. CATAPULT participants receive training in fundamental entrepreneurial skills like business modelling, marketing, branding, pricing and financial planning. Guest speakers and facilitators for the CATAPULT workshops are drawn both from the business and professional art community. Participants also receive one-on-one coaching by the program Coordinator and formal mentorships from individuals operating at the top of their field. ArtsLink hopes to empower CATAPULT participants to successfully commercialize their work, manage the business side of their practices, develop a professional network, and export work outside of New Brunswick.
UPCOMING CATAPULT SESSIONS
Fredericton, Fall 2018 [Call for Applications will be released in August, 2018]
Saint John, Winter 2019 [Call for Applications will be released in January, 2019]
CATAPULT is supported by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and by the Province of New Brunswick (Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour, and Regional Development Corporation).
Congratulations to all the participants of our Saint John 2018 cohort! What a fantastic gathering.
Congratulations to all the participants of our Fredericton 2017 cohort!