Incubator Grant Program

The Corzo Center Incubator Grant / Wells Fargo Fellowship Program helps UArts students and alumni develop new ideas, launch creative businesses, and establish social enterprises.

Entrepreneur Program - Summer 2015

A five-week immersive experience, the 2015 Summer Program for Entrepreneurs is designed to provide artists and media makers an opportunity to test business and social enterprise ideas. Funded by the Knight Foundation, the Corzo Center at UArts, and Drexel’s Westphal College and Close School, the program is based upon the Corzo Center’s experience with last year’s summer program for entrepreneurs.

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Value Proposition

Lectures & Workshops

Spring 2015 Workshops

Workshops are free and open to the public.

  • How to Make the Most of Your Online Identity: Jan 15th at 7-8:30pm
  • Taxes for Artists: Feb 19th at 7-8:30pm
  • Focus Your Crowdfunding Tactics: Mar 19th at 7-8:30pm
  • Dealing with Student Debt: Apr 16th at 7-8:30pm
  • PR for Start-ups: May 21st at 7-3:30pm

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Introduction to Entrepreneurship Course

An interactive, two week course providing a chance to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur - how to plan, develop, budget, market, and present your business idea.

Dates: TBD - Fall 2015

Location: The University of the Arts.

Register at TBD.

Free and for UArts students, alumni, staff, and faculty only. All others may be placed on a waiting list by emailing contact information to

Entrepreneur Office Hours

Free, one-on-one consulting for artists starting or growing businesses. All locations are by appointment only and open to the public. Discuss entrepreneurship ideas, strategies, and tactics with local professionals. In-person only. Request your appointment below.

Before scheduling, please check the Corzo Center's Business FAQ videos for answers to your questions.

Kiva Zip

The Corzo Center is delighted to make available the Kiva Zip loan program, which uses crowd funding as a way to borrow up to $5,000 of 0% interest loans. The Kiva Zip program is global and has lenders from throughout the world who are interested in supporting start-ups that are engaged in social or creative entrepreneurship.

About Kiva Zip