In March, the Creative Hub selected the winner of the Swiss preliminary round of the Creative Business Cup - the mask start-up Mymic. The other Creative Business Cup partners in all countries of the world are also looking for their national champion these days. On May 19, for example, Sweden: The event - organized by xPlot - trumps with an exciting program and will be streamed digitally:
The start-up Mymic wins the Swiss qualification for the international Creative Business Cup 2021 and qualifies for digital participation in the global final of the competition at the end of June.
Game on! The Pollen-Blocker competitions have started: Join between March 19th and April 18th, 2021 when the renowned Pollen-Blocker champion is going to rise in the grand final on April 18th. Total prize pool: CHF 50'000.
JACOBY moebel is exhibiting its furniture in the former waiting room of the Wipkingen train station until the beginning of April. It turns out, Basel furniture is also well received in Zurich! The team behind JACOBY moebel tells about their first impressions:
During the ongoing lockdown due to the pandemic, the patience of children and parents is being severely tested. How can children keep themselves busy at home in a meaningful and enjoyable way? HAPTIKIT is the solution!
In the current season of Creative Business Coaching, Creative Hub is supporting a number of projects that are still in an early stage of development—at the Call for Submissions—but show a lot of potential with the help of "Junior Coaching.” In this, they are coached monthly by an expert from the Creative Hub network and included in Creative Hub's funding activities. Selina Fässler is one of the participants in Junior Coaching with her project RUND UM.
As we grow our creative businesses, we are mindful of our vision and values. These values might include social impact, diversity and sustainability. Other aspects might also feature, depending on your own particular focus. In any case, if our creative enterprises are to continue doing great work over the long term, they also need to be financially sustainable.
That means we need to combine our vision, values and objectives on the one hand, with a financially robust business model on the other. The right decisions about pricing are crucial if our creative enterprises are to survive and thrive financially, so we can continue to do great work.
Mymic est un masque durable, personnalisable et efficace contre les virus, y compris le covid-19. Fabriqué en bioplastique doux et transparent, il s'adapte confortablement à votre visage. Il est entièrement recyclable grâce à des matériaux uniques et des filtres lavables.
Within the framework of Edition 16 as the topic of the 6th Mode Suisse TALKS/workshops, we reflected on the status of support and promotion of Swiss fashion design, compared to other countries/regions. The object was to highlight possibilities as well as functioning projects and to define potential needs and concerns.
Team PETITPEU, coachee in the new season of Creative Business Coaching, delivers small gifts suitable for every occasion. And PETITPEU is also an online platform for Swiss creative work. Stephanie and Tobias talk about their start-up: