Center for Creative Economy

The Center for Creative Economy provides programming designed to have a meaningful impact on creative businesses and entrepreneurs.


CCE helps launch, grow, and accelerate creative entrepreneurs, businesses, and leaders. Since 2011, CCE has created and launched programs which address the lack of inception stage business training available for creatives and artists. Our signature program, the Velocity Creative Accelerator, has helped launch over 50 creative companies, who have generated over $8 million in revenue. Velocity is a 10-week accelerator for creative entrepreneurs who are ready develop the business skills necessary to launch and grow a creative venture. Kinetic Creative Boot Camp is a 4-week hands-on program designed to help creatives determine their unique value proposition and define their customers. Momentum is our creative business network that brings together creative entrepreneurs at all stages of their journey to breakdown creative silos, connect, and build an innovative community.

Services Provided


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Industry Specific (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Startup Classes (Specialty)


  • Startup Classes

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Networking
Contact Information
Margaret Collins