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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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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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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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3 Expert Creative Entrepreneurs and the Advice they Offer

The following interviews, conducted by Hanna Mandery, seek to understand: If creative entrepreneurs typically seek capital in starting their organizations OR if leaders of nonprofit leaders, how they raise funds What ways they may have done so, if applicable What … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Fundraising Tips from Leading Experts

The following interviews, conducted by Ben Killian, seek to understand: If creative entrepreneurs typically seek capital in starting their organizations OR if leaders of nonprofit leaders, how they raise funds What ways they may have done so, if applicable What … Continue reading

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Callie Nelson asks, “Are Business Plans Necessary?”

The following interview series and analysis was conducted by Callie Nelson, an Arts Entrepreneurship student at Southern Methodist University, Meadows School of the Arts. The goal of this project was to assess if creative entrepreneurs typically start with a business … Continue reading

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Rodman Steele with Creative Entrepreneurs on Plans and Planning

The following interviews were conducted by SMU student Rodman Steele. Cary Pierce – Founding member of Jackopierce, musician  Did you have a business plan when you started Jackopierce? We Probably had a business plan for our first record… One page … Continue reading

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Briana Long and the Creative Entrepreneurs

Char McGaughy, Gold Dust Tattoo:  Did you have a business plan when you started your business? I didn’t have a definite financial business plan, but I had an idea and a goal. I didn’t have a lot of money, I … Continue reading

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Julia Batlle Interviews 3 Creative Innovators

Julia Batlle is an Arts Entrepreneurship student at SMU, Meadows School of the Arts. For the class Developing an Arts Venture Plan, Ms. Batlle attempts to identify whether business plans are really necessary for the process of entrepreneurship and whether … Continue reading

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