Creative Communities

How the First Artist Bank Is Catering to Creatives

The new bank and app are proving that artistry and finance are not mutually exclusive.

Melinda Newman

· 4 min read

It's Time to Diversify Your Online Sales Strategy

Do some creative marketing. The number of places your product can be showcased is expanding.

Derek Newton

· 4 min read

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.

Krish Ramakrishnan

· 3 min read

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 min read

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

· 5 min read

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

· 2 min read

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

· 3 min read

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

· 3 min read

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.

Adam Davidson

· 11 min read

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

· 4 min read

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

· 4 min read

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.

Margaret Littman

· 3 min read