Hackney Wick welcomed 90 Indian School of Business MBA students as part of the London Business School programme focusing on Global Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The theme was how to harness the power of the creative community through innovation and entrepreneurship.
The students learnt about the history and evolution of Hackney Wick & Fish Island as a hub for innovation, creative entrepreneurship, social enterprise and community action as well as how corporates can better engage and support a wider set of stakeholders and work effectively with local communities.
They left feeling inspired by fresh ideas and energy from independents and creative placemaking from a hyper-local perspective.
Speakers and hosts included Loughborough University London, LLDC, Hackney Bridge, Tapestry, 90 Main Yard, NotPla and Creative Wick.
On 20th September, Creative Wick facilitated a free Funding Options and Marketings Strategy Workshop for Creative Businesses at Arebyte gallery in Hackney Wick. The Workshop was an initiative from Get Set for Growth that explored available funding opportunities with a focus on creative type businesses. We discussed the pro’s, con’s and availability of grants, crowdfunding, angel investment and loans as…