School for Creative Startups

School for Creative Startups offer a yearlong programme designed to teach creative people how to build successful startups and live from their craft. Tailor made to teach creatives, this course covers everything a new entrepreneur needs to know explained in a clear, jargon-free manner, delivered by some of the UK’s top experts.

For 4 years, S4S ran the largest incubator program in the world specifically focused on the creative industries. Located in London, over 500 startups graduated from the year long intensive program combining training, mentorship and promotion.

In addition S4S ran the largest creative industries event to promote young creative businesses. The Makegood Festival ran in central London and attracted over 7,000 people across 4 days.


This programme is the best thing I ever did, taking my business from cottage industry to professional. It’s thanks to S4S that I now have a boutique store and my business is becoming successful

Pippa Howeson, Founder Pip Howeson Ltd.

I will forever be indebted to School for Startups for providing me with the skills and confidence to grow a successful business. They supported from an idea, through launch and onward to growth

Katie Henry, Founder Art in Offices Ltd.


Doug Richard