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How Being an Outlier Set Me on My Entrepreneurial Path
Innovators

How Being an Outlier Set Me on My Entrepreneurial Path

An entrepreneur born in a small Indian village explains that thinking outside the box comes naturally when you're born to see things from the outside looking in.
The 3 Elements Needed to Build Creative Genius in the Workplace
Inspiration

The 3 Elements Needed to Build Creative Genius in the Workplace

Getting employees' creative juices flowing not only can provide for a happier workplace but also a more productive one.
Stephan Wiedner
5 Steps to Build a Creative Business from Scratch
Starting a Business

5 Steps to Build a Creative Business from Scratch

Operating a business where your intellectual capital is your golden ticket requires a calculated approach.
Anna James
Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie
Starting a Business

Vimeo Wants to License and Fund Your Movie

Video-sharing website Vimeo has launched a $500,000 project to license and distribute crowdfunded films.
Nina Zipkin
SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks
Entrepreneurs

SnagFilms Lands Another $7 Million in VC for Indie Flicks

A look at how the startup is using technology to draw attention to independent films -- and who is funding the concept.
Gwen Moran
Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help
Starting a Business

Connecting Nonprofits With Pro Bono Help

Many nonprofits can't afford the help of designers and copywriters. CrowdSpring's volunteer program offers a solution.
Gwen Moran
Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation
Starting a Business

Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses
Entrepreneurs

New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses

Entrepreneur Jen Bekman envisions--and is creating--a world that puts art in reach of the masses.
Caroline Tiger
Maker Faire and the Growth of Do-It-Yourself
Starting a Business

Maker Faire and the Growth of Do-It-Yourself

There's a lot more to DIY than that wobbly table you built (and your spouse hates). A Maker Movement leader weighs in on the growth of the DIY community.
Gwen Moran
Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga
Starting a Business

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
Margaret Littman
Building a Business Base for Creative Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

Building a Business Base for Creative Entrepreneurs

One Seattle organization provides back-office guidance and services to artists short on business savvy.
A Focus on Sustainable Building in Providence, R.I.
Growth Strategies

A Focus on Sustainable Building in Providence, R.I.

Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.
Margaret Littman