In the month since SXSW canceled its annual arts and tech festival in Austin, Texas, artists and other creatives have been on the front line of COVID-19 economic collapse. Investments in food, fashion, media and creative manufacturing and community spaces will be key to an inclusive economic response and recovery. Social distancing and sheltering in
A new report unpacks the challenges facing media organizations by or for historically overlooked groups, particularly people of color, and lays out opportunities to mobilize capital.
SpringHill is riding the rise of streaming platforms and the growing appetite for diverse, authentic and impactful stories that connect with audiences – and help those audiences connect with each other.
The five-year-old non-profit led by Laura Callanan has made the business case for investments in the creative economy, which in the U.S. amount to $878 billion.
Nairobi-based creative economy investor HEVA Fund calls for proactive measures that build “more shared spaces and infrastructure to create a more resilient ecosystem.”
“Impact loans are an under-explored way of supporting the arts and cultural sectors,” said Nesta’s Francesca Sanderson.
Rockies Venture Club and Rockies Impact Fund committed $100,000 to enable the company to build its online platform and source, list and warehouse artists’ pieces.