Upstart Co-Lab is
connecting capital with creative people who make a profit and make a difference.
We interviewed entrepreneurs in our network about their companies, their impact, and their experience with impact investors financing their growth.
Max Slavkin, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Creative Action Network, discusses finding impact investors who share his values to finance a platform connecting artists with social causes.
Sam Farrazaino, Founder of Equinox Studios, describes launching a ‘creative industrial complex’ for artists and artisans in Seattle, and its evolution into the Georgetown Community Development Authority.
Pree Walia, CEO & Founder of Preemadonna, discusses her inspiration for building a community of ‘Preemadonnas’ – girls and young women excited by tech, entrepreneurship and creative expression.
Dave Silver and Will Toms, Co-founders of REC, describe building a creative community in their hometown of Philadelphia, and give advice to impact investors.