currently accepting applications!
Calling All Emerging Brands, Artists, Entrepreneurs And Innovators!
UpNext is partnering with the Melrose community, along with the Middlesex 3 Coalition and Massachusetts Innovation Network, to offer a yearlong incubator space for emerging brands. Project: Pop-Up offers founders with fresh ideas access to premium space to experiment and expand their concepts.
Please note: Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis, space permitting.
A Launchpad for MELROSE
Project: Pop-Up is activating a beautiful shared space storefront featuring Paper & Clay at 122 W Emerson St in Melrose Center, to welcome retailers, artists, and other small businesses looking to take their concepts for a brick and mortar test drive. Brands will have the opportunity to pop in for a full-staffed, seasonal opportunity at a subsidized rate, and be provided with access to a suite of resources to help seed their success.
Ideal Categories Include
Independent brands and retailers, specialty food and drink purveyors, artists, makers, galleries and other unique cultural or bespoke experiences. Entrepreneurial and forward-thinking concepts encouraged to apply.