Join us for talks hosted by industry experts, for leaders & entrepreneurs in the creative & digital industries

Throughout our Summer Digital Sessions, the focus is on overcoming the disruption caused by COVID, and coming out on top: learn how to pitch in a digital world, improve your public speaking skills, and overcome your impostor syndrome.

Growth

Focus on your business growth with access to a curated host of business leaders with proven success.

Resources

Get top tips and templates from experts on building a pitch deck, pitching and getting access to funding.

Expert insights

Access to insight and tailored feedback about your business, audience and services through scheduled 1-to-1 sessions.

About the Cratis Programme, By Game Anglia

Cratis is an event programme that will help you build up your business, whether you are at the ideation, startup or scaleup phase. The programme will give you access to insights into building a better product, getting funding and becoming a better leader for your business. 

Game Anglia, the not-for-profit behind this programme, is working with the local community in Colchester to deliver Cratis for them. Together with the Colchester Borough Council, through SEECADS, we are able to leverage our top-of-the-class access to experts and resources which will help you succeed.

Upcoming events

Summer Digital Sessions

In this tailored programme of FREE talks for digital and creative entrepreneurs, you will be able to grow your business or idea by connecting with experts, gaining access to insights and improving yourself. Throughout the six sessions of our Summer Digital Sessions, the focus is on overcoming the disruption caused by COVID, and coming out on top: learn how to pitch in a digital world, improve your public speaking skills, build your pitch deck better than before and overcome your impostor syndrome. 

What are Angel Investors Looking for During COVID?

12 August 2020 – 17:00 – 18:00

Business Planning for People Who Don’t Like Business Planning

26 August 2020 – 17:00 – 18:00

Dealing with Imposter Syndrome – Realising Your Own Value

9 September 2020 – 17:00 – 18:00

Pitch Your Business Remotely – Speaking With Confidence

29 July 2020 – 17:00 – 18:00

Building Resilience as a Digital Creative Entrepreneur

15 July 2020, 17:00 – 18:00

Build your Income Streams with Sustainable Business Models

1 July 2020, 17:00 – 18:00

Speaker Peter Cowley introduces himself to the Cratis team: As an active angel investor for over ten years, I have
Game Anglia's Chris Filip was talking to Colne Radio last week about how Covid has affected the games industry and
Kayla Conley tells us about what drives her to help others speak in public… I have over 15 years of
Milo Skene from 18-07 will be joining us to talk about building resilience as an entrepreneur in the Digital Creative
Last Wednesday, Frazer Merrick held an insightful presentation for everyone who attended the first Cratis Summer Digital Session. In the
Speaker Frazer Merrick works at multi-award winning arts and education charity Signals Media. He’ll be joining us in a talk
We have made the decision to take the Cratis programme online, and focus it on funding and growth.  Looking at
In this tailored programme of events for digital and creative entrepreneurs, you will be able to grow your business or

Past events

Evening Presentations

Creating More Diverse Hiring Practices

27 May, 17:00

R&D, Games, TV & Film Tax Relief

23 April 2020

Breakfast Discussions

Breakfast Discussion – Innovative Funding Strategies for Creatives

28 February 2020

Breakfast Discussion – Business and Personal Mental Health

24 February 2020

Breakfast Discussion – Apprenticeships in the Creative Industries

7 February 2020

About Cratis

Cratis is an event programme that will help you build up your business, whether you are at the ideation, startup or scaleup phase.

The programme will give you access to insights into building a better product, getting funding and becoming a better leader for your business.

 

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