build your business
• Start with a business plan; research your market & competition.
• Attend workshops, bootcamps & conferences.
• Meet with advisors & consultants; network with other business owners.
• Test market; seek feedback; & refine your business plan.
RISD events & workshops
RISD Entrepreneur Mindshare
• Hear 10 talks by RISD alumni presented TED-style to inspire you to start your own business!
NYFA Artist Bootcamp
• This one-day event for fine artists teaches the fundamental principles of sustainability in the arts, namely finance, law, marketing, and fundraising.
Art of Business Bootcamp
• One day event with focused workshops on business planning, marketing your work, finding funding, pricing work, and more.