Art-focused Startup Weekend

This was great news: at last an art-focused startup event! Startup Weekend Art London at Wayra is the first art such event that I have come across and it happened last October 2014. "The competition, part of the Startup Weekend series, focused on encouraging tech-based entrepreneurship in the arts. The ten participating teams had 54 hours to plan, … Continue reading Art-focused Startup Weekend

CULTUP, a program to support cultural entrepreneurship

FIBICC (who I have mentioned before in this post) creates CULTUP, a program to support cultural entrepreneurship for Spanish nationals under 35 years old living in the UK. [...] In this first phase of the program, young Spaniards living in Latin American and European countries will have the opportunity to specialize in management of cultural … Continue reading CULTUP, a program to support cultural entrepreneurship

A Manifesto for the Creative Economy

An excellent paper entitled "A Manifesto for the Creative Economy" by Authors Hasan Bakhshi, Ian Hargreaves and Juan Mateos-Garcia which I suggest you to read. [...] The UK's creative economy is one of its great national strengths, historically deeply rooted and accounting for around one-tenth of the whole economy. It provides jobs for 2.5 million … Continue reading A Manifesto for the Creative Economy