2021 Impact Report: Investing for an Inclusive Creative Economy

Jan 27, 2022
  • Description

The creative economy is defined as a set of art, culture, design and innovation industries, and the economic contribution of those industries within a geographic region. A unique set of industries comprises each local creative economy, reflecting the culture, traditions and heritage of that place. Upstart Co-Lab identified 145 industriesthat states and regions across the U.S. use to define their local creative economy, and grouped these industries into five categories to describe the inclusive creative economy for the benefit of impact investors.