SharpFutures has increased its turnover in tough times and secured partnerships with industry leaders like Channel 4. Success comes down to tenacity, “incredible” partners – and sometimes turning down opportunities, the CEO tells us.
Millions of craftspeople and artists work in the informal economy. Now is the time to explore how to support them better, believe campaigners, so more people can enjoy good, secure jobs while they bring vibrancy and stability to their communities.
The first ever detailed mapping of Egypt’s creative industries was completed this year. From Cairo, our Young Storymaker Nour Ibrahim explores why it matters – and what’s next for the country’s artists and entrepreneurs.