KUFA mentorship program

The purpose of the KUFA mentorship program is to support beginner artists and growing creative industries businesses operating in performing arts, film, design, fashion, photography, architecture, etc. in creative fields, reducing risks at the start of their business, helping them acquire practical entrepreneurial skills and relevant knowledge.

The KUFA mentorship program is:

A one-year position in a creative co-working space on the 4th floor of the Culture Factory

Individual support from experienced mentors

Individual, free consultations in business, law, marketing, accounting, financial management, sales, IT application in business, etc. questions.

Entrepreneurship seminars, conferences, and workshops

Practical help in creating visual and communication solutions for creative business

Inspiring community networking: meetings on the roof terrace, various wellness activities, exchange of ideas at KUFA Monday Coffee events

Unlimited office services

New contacts, acquaintances, and partnerships!

Those who have successfully completed the mentoring program are given the right of priority for preferential jobs and studies in the Culture Factory incubator.

Become part of the permanent KUFA community!
  • Participation in the program is free.
  • The program is partially financed by Klaipėda City Municipality.

Mentors:

The professional team of mentors of the KUFA mentoring program provides mentoring services and embarks on the journey of growing business together. The experience, insights and recommendations of mentors help to make the path to success faster and more productive – by increasing the competitiveness of activities, raising personal competences, expanding the network of acquaintances, and getting to know new opportunities.

Alina Vengalytė
Alina Vengalytė

Founder and creative manager of “Doctor Idea”. Field of expertise graphics and packaking design

Audrius Gruodis
Audrius Gruodis

Consultant of the ECN Group, a practitioner with more than 20 years of training experience

Aušra Pacevičiūtė
Aušra Pacevičiūtė

“10 tiltų,” “10 tiltų kiemas,” and “tiltų namai” Co-founder. She also serves as a mentor for small businesses and is a board member of the Klaipėda branch

Darius Šoparas
Darius Šoparas

CEO and founder of “Creative Partner”

Indrė Razbadauskaitė-Venckė
Indrė Razbadauskaitė-Venckė

LCC Interntional University, ISM, VU lecturer. Expertise marketing specialist

Jonas Meidus
Jonas Meidus

Javascript developer & head of Klaĩpėda office at Telesoftas

Julija Brodske
Julija Brodske

Teacher of branding and visual identity

Lina Gelažnikienė
Lina Gelažnikienė

Founder, leader, lecturer, and consultant of the “Sales Academy”

Raimonda Masalskienė
Raimonda Masalskienė

Director of the “Culture Factory” and a consultant for cultural and creative business project

Rūta Ūsaitė-Duonelienė
Rūta Ūsaitė-Duonelienė

Head of “Žinius” uab, financial and business consultant

Tadas Montrimas
Tadas Montrimas

Professional director and public speaking expert

Vaidas Levickis
Vaidas Levickis

Partner for human resources and organizational development