Art Basel-Miami, a prime example Culture, an economic and social engine for cities, also has the power to make cities safer, more prosperous and sustainable, according to the UNESCO Global Report "Culture: Urban Future.” Miami understands this. The city, always known for its beaches, shopping and parties, today has become a worldwide icon of creativity and trend-setting … [Read more...] about Three Ways to Foster Creativity in Cities
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Miami Dade College (MDC) launched an open call to select the most innovative startups in the creative and cultural industries – what the IDB refers to as the Orange Economy -. The IDB will select 12 startups and the winners will be part of Demand Solutions Miami that will take place at the Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus. … [Read more...] about Do you have a startup that improves lives?
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), estimates that the sharing economy will have a worldwide impact of more than $300 billion in 2025. The main characteristic of the sharing economy is to connect, to link one person offering a product, good or service with another person who is interested in having it without needing to formally establish a business that requires the investment of … [Read more...] about Creativity as a sustainable business model
According to a study commissioned by the Inter-American Development Bank, the creative and cultural industries generated 3.1% of the GDP in Panama in 2011, which is more than the sectors of fishery, forestry, water and sanitation, mining and health services together. The message is, that the creative and cultural industries in Panama are growing. Based on a data survey … [Read more...] about Have you ever thought of Panama as a creativity hub?
The IDB is kicking off its 2017 application process for the Improving Lives Grant this Tuesday, March 28th, at 12PM EST! This year, we will identify 10 of the most inspiring and creative initiatives that primarily address the challenges of the Latino and Caribbean communities located in the Washington DC metropolitan area, our own neighborhood. The Improving Lives Grant … [Read more...] about Call for proposals for the most creative NGOs in DC