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Arts and Cultural Entrepreneurship

Lucas Spivey is a biz dev expert for the cultural sector, researching small to medium enterprises (SME) in the creative and cultural industries (CCI), namely artists, performers, designers, writers, architects, directors and other cultural producers. Lucas travels across the US gathering qualitative research through public conversations, podcast interviews, livestream workshops on social media, and other collaborations and experiential education. His research demonstrates that the cultural sector is limited by a lack of access to capital, intellectual property and legal acumen, and disproportionate low marketing budgets. Yet artists and cultural entrepreneurs have high mission enthusiasm, product authenticity, and creative incentives.

Lucas Spivey is currently pursuing a PhD and fellowships to research strategies for SMEs in CCI. He received his MBA in Finance at Endicott College and his BFA in Interdisciplinary Art and Art History at the University of Washington. He completed a Mast…

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