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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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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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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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How are Creative Entrepreneurs Finding Funding (or Are They?)

The following interviews, conducted by Kate Vogel, 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.  Kim Castner: GoGreenLunchbox, … Continue reading

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Planning, Building Relationships, and Collaborating

The following interviews, conducted by Avery Alexander, 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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