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Sterling Gaviniski Interviews Creative Entrepreneurs

The following interviews and anlayses are by Sterling Gavinski, student at SMU. Brent Martone Interview Brent Martone is the vocalist and guitarist of Buffalo, New York pop punk/ emo quartetHead North. On the side, Brent also is the co-founder of … Continue reading

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Creative Entrepreneurs with Malachi Haines

The following interviews are by SMU student Malachi Haines: Zorric Sia Chop Recorder Malachi: Did you have a business plan when you started your business? Zorric: Contrary to what you’re probably learning in your class,

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Roberto Hernandez Interviews Creative Entrepreneurs

The following interviews were conducted by SMU, Meadows student Roberto Hernandez Interview with Alan Davila  Alan Davila is an artisan in Mexico who works with wood. He makes small figures, furniture and even houses. He’s been doing it for over … Continue reading

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Emilie Blandin Interviews Creative Entrepreneurs

Interview by Emilie Blandin with Carly Reeves  Did you have a business plan when you started your business? “ No, we didn’t. It was only the idea and after it was really instinctive. We just jumped in it. I guess … Continue reading

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3 Arts Entrepreneurs on Business Plans

Filmmaker/Teacher Cameron Watson Q:   Did you have a business plan when you started your business? CW:   I started in the business as an actor and then later segued into writing/directing and producing. As an actor, starting out, I did not … Continue reading

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Danielle Deraleau Photography

Since the time of this interview, Danielle Deraleau has become a finalist in the “Sprint Photography Competition” put on by Photographer’s Forum Magazine. They received over 10,000 entries from 69 different countries, and chose the top 16% as finalists. Danielle’s … Continue reading

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Arts Entrepreneur Burgess Hears Echo of Profit

The music industry’s model is broken because, with streaming websites and illegal downloads, artists can’t make enough money to keep making the music we love. The streaming model is great for listeners because it allows them to listen to music for free, but it’s awful for musicians because… Continue reading

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