Mutiny Labs: Cuba
An Innovation Retreat
A Design and Entrepreneurship Tour in Support of the Cuban People
(5 day trip)
Take 5 days this spring to explore Cuban entrepreneurship and design culture. Walk away with inspiration and a few new friends.
Cuba experiences innovation by necessity.
The country is an exceptional incubator for design and business. While there, we will meet with designers, architects, software developers and general business owners. The general daily plan is to have a discussion, explore the surrounding communities and then head to some fantastic restaurant. What’s covered? 95% of our meals are covered, and all of our housing on island is covered. You only need to cover your flight in and home.
Immerse yourself into the Cuban experience
Cubans experience regional isolation that forces innovation even as social change is constrained from top down. Gain insight into how fluid geopolitics and scarcity make Cuba an exceptional incubator for design and business.
Meet your counterparts
Have intimate conversations with business owners to understand the micro affect of geopolitics. Work alongside entrepreneurs and designers to enhance cross cultural understanding and share best practices that you can put to use when you get home.
Discover the trick to thriving when designing in scarcity
In a country that seems immune to external forces, learn how Cubans are creating some of the most innovative experiences in design, architecture, and fashion. We’ll have the chance to experience how day to day scarcity impacts the choices a business makes.
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