Thank you for your interest in Create Space Generator! We are dedicated to developing creative economy and putting St Louis in the forefront of innovation, expression and product creation.
Create Space Generator is a creative entrepreneurship incubator dedicated to empowering, growing, and sustaining creative businesses with the potential of national growth.
Entrepreneurs participate through a 6 month or 1 year incubation period. As an incubatee you will receive:
- Retail space at Create Space on the Delmar Loop (6325 Delmar Blvd).
- Business classes every Tuesday night taught by local and national business owners.
- Saturday Workshops every 6 weeks in partnership with the University City Chamber of Commerce.
During your 6 month incubation you will receive pro-bono (free) legal assistance, accounting, brand and public relations advise, develop a sales strategy, and test your market by having a high traffic retail location in the Delmar Loop.
At the end of your 6 month incubation you may choose to complete or continue onto a one-year track geared towards those who want to go into production.
Month 1: Business Launch - The Business Plan
Month 2: Business Launch - Getting Started
Month 3: Legal Clinic
Month 4: Accounting
Month 5: Brand Slam/PR
Month 6: Marketing/Sales
Month 7: Partnerships
Month 8: Product
Month 9: Intro to Manufacturing
Month 10: Small Batch Production
Month 11: Sales II – Distribution
Month 12: Placement & Real Estate
The Create Space Generator is $250 a month with an agreement to contribute 8 hours a week to the program, if you'd like to opt out of assisting the program will be $500 a month.
At the end of your one year Create Space Generator experience, you'll have learned all the basic business fundamentals and tools to expand your business outside of the incubator.