A pre-accelerator bootcamp to drive your idea into action



Host a LABS in your city?



Creative Startups LABS are ideal for:

  • Creative entrepreneurs with an idea, ready to take the next step to action.
  • Pre-revenue startups working on customer development.
  • Startups newly entering the marketplace.

Currently Accepting Applications: LOBO LABS (New Mexico)  

Creative Startups Lobo Labs is for New Mexico based students interested in entrepreneurship. Whether you are taking your first steps in building a new venture, or excited by the idea of someday launching a startup, this program is for you. Students will:

  • Receive course credit - 6 credit hours from UNM Credit with EASY transfer options available!
  • Gain mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs
  • Meet people who share your passion for startups and creative ventures

During the intensive program, you will focus on identifying a market entry strategy, pursuing early customers, and creating a minimum viable product. Concepts including customer discovery and development, business formation and structures, cash flow projections, and creating a sales pipeline are covered.

Lobo Labs is a for-credit class being offered by UNM’s Innovation Academy powered by Creative Startups, a leading startup accelerator for creatives. The program consists of two components: The intercession course (August 14-18th, 2017) will supercharge entrepreneurs through business concepts and strategy; the 2017 8-week Fall Semester class will work on moving ideas through development stages resulting in an action-ready startup.     

For more info visit our LABS Info page.



Creative Startups hosts LABS in partnership with ecosystem leaders.

Regional leaders seeking to build pre-accelerator programs for idea-stage startups can work with our team to build a LABS program tailored for your region. Interested in learning more? Contact us directly!

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