IMPACT INVESTING THROUGH A CREATIVITY LENS with RADICLE IMPACT, CREATIVE STARTUPS, COLORADO ENTERPRISE FUND & UPSTART CO-LAB
The Creative Economy is more than $730 billion annually in the US - but 0% of impact investing is currently targeting food, fashion, media, design, film/tv, music, live performance and the rest of the creative industries. This panel covers how to incubate and grow a creative startup, investing for financial return and social good, and why now is the time to bring capital that values inclusion, equity and sustainability to this fast growing segment of the economy.
Moderator: Laura Callanan, Upstart Co-Lab
Panelists: Corey Vernon, Radicle Impact // Alice Loy, Creative Startups // Anne Misak, Colorado Enterprise Fund
Hosted by: Denver Startup Week Designer Track | Upstart Co-Lab | Radicle Impact | Creative Startups | Colorado Enterprise Fund
Inside Denver, a monthly Twitter chat organized by Blake Communications and Heinrich Marketing, will be live tweeting from the panel. Follow #InsideDenver to join the conversation.
Continue to follow #InsideDenver from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., when the following guests will expand on Impact Investing through a Creativity Lens.
Brian Corrigan, Founder + Director, OhHeckYeah, @BrianCorrigan
Katherine Correll, Executive Director & Kylie Brown, Communications Coordinator, Downtown Colorado, Inc., @downtowncolo
Dr. Stephanie Gripne, Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative, Founder and Director, @COImpactDays
Anne Misak, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Loan Officer, @COEnterpriseFnd
Amy Phare, Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe, president, @artindenver