Author Archives: James Hart

Meadows’ Creative Entrepreneurship Students Spend Time in Prison

Meadows School of the Arts‘ “Creative Entrepreneurship” class students recently visited an area prison, together with entrepreneurship students from Cox School of Business. The trip served to enable students to experience how prisoners can benefit from entrepreneurship education. Listen to … Continue reading

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2 Designers and an Antique Dealer Speak about Entrepreneurship and Planning

This post is part of an interview series conducted by Arts Entrepreneurship students at SMU. With this project, we are seeking to understand if, in creative entrepreneurship, business plans are necessary. SMU student Gabby Garcy conducted these interviews and offered … Continue reading

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Nelle S Johnson Explores the Nature of Creative Startups

This post is part of an interview series conducted by Arts Entrepreneurship students at SMU. With this project, we are seeking to understand if, in creative entrepreneurship, business plans are necessary. SMU student Nelle S Johnson conducted these interviews and … Continue reading

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Alejandro Villaquiran Explores Plans and Planning

This post is part of an interview series conducted by Arts Entrepreneurship students at SMU. With this project, we are seeking to understand if, in creative entrepreneurship, business plans are necessary. SMU student Alejandro Villaquiran conducted these interviews and offered … Continue reading

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Did You Have a Plan?

This post is part of an interview series conducted by Arts Entrepreneurship students at SMU. With this project, we are seeking to understand if, in creative entrepreneurship, business plans are necessary. SMU student Brie Bernstein conducted these interviews and offered … Continue reading

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Amy Kim Explores if Business Plans are Necessary

This post is part of an interview series conducted by Arts Entrepreneurship students at SMU. With this project, we are seeking to understand if, in creative entrepreneurship, business plans are necessary. SMU student Amy Kim conducted these interviews and offered … Continue reading

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Bianca Beattie & the Creative Entrepreneurs

The following interviews, conducted by Bianca Beattie, seek to understand: If these creative entrepreneurs sought capital in starting their organization What ways they may have done so, if applicable What advice they have for aspiring creative entrepreneurs.  This interview process … Continue reading

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Jack Cornish and Three Entrepreneurs are Funding

Rob (Business: Higher Logic) Have you sought funding for your organization? Not initially, but almost a decade in we brought on JMI Equity, a growth equity firm, to work with. In what ways have you sought funding for your organization? … Continue reading

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3 SMU Professors Share Funding and Entrepreneurial Insights

I think it’s just critical that every artist knows he is his own best sales person; his own best advocate. Discover you, your passion, and your purpose. Whatever it is that you’re there to do, you need to learn that first. Continue reading

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Three Creative Leaders, Three Funding Strategies

Seek support from those closest to your inner-circle. A lot of times, you can come up with a decent amount of funds from close friends and family member. Be confident in your idea, take a leap of faith, and take out a loan. For today’s day and age, crowdfunding is also a great way to raise funds. Continue reading

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