In July 2020, Upstart Co-Lab launched a $1 billion investment coalition to fund impact investments in artists and enterprises with the capacity to find creative ways to address social problems. The entities that make up the coalition’s Member Community seek to demonstrate how investing directly in businesses and real estate projects in the creative economy can drive social and environmental impact. The focus is on sustainable food, ethical fashion, social impact media, other creative industries, and creative places. The term “creative economy,” as Upstart Co-Lab defines it, refers to the regional economic contributions of art, culture, design . . .
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