When provided with access to markets, space, peers, workforce, guidance, and capital, creative entrepreneurs grow into creative businesses that deliver vital economic development for urban and rural communities.
Powered by entrepneruial makers, designer, craftspeople, designers, and small-batch manufacturers, Pennsylvania’s creative businesses to contribute to statewide equitable economic growth. Strong and successful creative businesses emerge as effective allies in KACE’s efforts to make Pennsylvania a thriving region for all. They create jobs, reactivate post-industrial spaces, and bring business activity to disinvested communities in need of new and innovative economic activity. Explore the profiles below to learn more about creative entrepneurs growing strong and impactful enterprises across the Commonwealth.