Photo Credits: Colby Ware
The UP/Start Venture Competition, an initiative of The Ratcliffe Center for Creative Entrepreneurship, focuses on incubating and building creative business ventures within the MICA community. Working with industry partners, UP/Start provides mentorship and capital to help nurture ideas into sustainable businesses.
This year's upcoming 2021 competition will be virtual and open to MICA Classes of 2020 (alumni) and 2021 (undergraduate seniors and second year MFA students).
Important Dates & Deadlines:
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12-1 PM EST Virtual UP/Start info session. Register here.
Monday, January 25, 2021: Round 1 online application due by 11:59 PM EST
Friday, February 12, 2021: Round 1 'Pop Up and Pitch' exhibit
Wednesday, April 14, 2021: UP/Start finale & Cohort Celebration