To make a global impact, begin with a creative, local startup. That’s how co-authors Alice Loy and Tom Aageson begin the roadmap in their book “Creative Economy Entrepreneurs: From Startup to Success,” which recounts the lessons Loy and Aageson have learned and imparted through their New Mexico-based accelerator Creative Startups. The creative economy contributes more than $700 […]

Bravo Greater Des Moines and the Des Moines Arts Festival are launching the Creative Economy Initiative, an action plan for professional development and the building of businesses for regional artists. Artist and business strategist Chris Dahlquist will work on a feasibility study and action plan for how to advance creative economy objectives in the region […]