Upstart Co-Lab is celebrating 5 years
— and we’ve been busy!


Mobilized $16 million of impact investment for the creative economy. Convened a Study Group on values-aligned investing for 15 museums with $5 billion in endowment assets. Advised our Member Community, who bring $1 billion of impact investing capacity to the creative economy. Co-created the NYC Inclusive Creative Economy FundLaunched the global impact investing platform Creativity, Culture and CapitalPublished The Guide: what cultural institutions need to know about investing for values and missionHosted conversations with SoCapMission Investors Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank of NY, and at the GSG Global Impact Summit (where we interviewed Yo-Yo Ma!) Released Creative Impact/Impact Investingfeaturing creative entrepreneurs and impact investors in the Upstart Co-Lab network. Grabbed headlines in The New York TimesFinancial TimesForbes, Barron’s, Fast Company, & ImpactAlpha.