With The creative economy being made up of 13 business sectors “which have their origin in individual creativity, skill, and talent and which have a potential for wealth and job creation through the generation and exploitation of intellectual property then investing in such an economy is impact investing!
The 19th-century writer Oscar Wilde, when asked by a New York customs officer if he had any goods to declare for import duty on arrival in America, famously replied, “I have nothing to declare but my genius”.Read more "Fund sourcing, partnerships and business models for creative startups & businesses."
The economics of fashion dubbed as fashionomics plays a critical role in the country’s development with the global fashion industry is estimated to be worth us $1.3 trillion in Africa, it could be worth $15.5 billion in 5 years as personal incomes grow.That means that if we do the economics right we may just low unemployment and increase development in our country.Read more "Fashionomics"
Majority of creatives believe that finance is boring and just too complicated in fact not only creatives but generally most people who are not into finance believe that numbers are not their thing and it’s basically not their forte yet its a key discipline in all aspects of life. Good enough I got you and […]Read more "Financial management for creatives."
How many of us for the past week have spent money to buy a book, a ticket to watch a local play, a concert, live performance or a theatre movie? I bet we all have. Well, guess what you have contributed to the creative economy which brings us to defining the creative economy as an economy that […]Read more "The creative economy"
According to UN HABITAT up to 1.2 billion Africans will reside in urban areas by 2030.Question is who are these people coming to urban areas? what do they need? What skills do they have?Read more "why my city needs to be smart!"
Smart mobility will not lead to the achievement of sustainable cities but also a new emergence of business models such as mobility as a service.Read more "smart mobility for smart cities."