Building Creative Cities and Economies by Creative Startups
The Creative Economy is explosive - growing 8-12% annually and adding millions of jobs each year. Cities around the world are competing for creative talent and entrepreneurs. The panelists are leaders in Creative Economy strategies for cities implementing regional plans to grow their creative businesses, exports, and startups.
Lars Kuehnow, Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corp
Christin Crampton Day, Executive Director of Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA)
Michael Bevis, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Office of Economic Development, City and County of Denver
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Creative Startups is the leading startup accelerator for creative industries entrepreneurs. With accelerators in 3 USA locations, the Middle East, and Malaysia, we have graduated 92 startups who have gone on to raise $49 million in financing, generate $27 million in new revenues and create 450+ jobs for creatives.