New MIT Business Plan Competition Takes on the Arts

Bloomberg Businessweek article by Francesca Di Meglio gives a good insight into the new MIT Business Plan Competition focusing on "innovative use of the arts as a core component of business plans ... an extension of MIT’s annual $100K Entrepreneurship Competition:. More info here.

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Rwanda: Why Culture Is Essential for Tourism

An article by Philippe Mwema Bahati, gives an idea on how cultural businesses can help social and environmental problems caused by poverty to be given a chance through tourism. I quote: "...Yet to turn culture into a tourism commodity, it should be available, as Bart Gasana, the chairperson of the chamber of tourism in the … Continue reading Rwanda: Why Culture Is Essential for Tourism

The Silk Road Project

The first Deans’ Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge was held through the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) during the 2012-2013 school year. This program drew on the combined expertise of the Harvard Business School (HBS), the Division of Arts and Humanities in the Faculty of the Arts and Sciences (FAS), and the Silk Road Project. Find out more … Continue reading The Silk Road Project