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Financial Support for the Arts - Michealene C. Risley, Anand Chandrasekaran (Tapestries of Hope)
Date: 4/30/2008
Length: 1 minutes
Speaker(s): Michealene C. Risley , Anand Chandrasekaran
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: We're living in the YouTube world, say documentary film Tapestries of Hope creators Michealene C. Risley and Anand Chandrasekaran. While the statistics are stacked against their film making money, these seasoned
cinematic entrepreneurs say still possible to find investors willing to support their core mission and bolster their passion.

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Chew on This: An Unexpected Product Launch - Anand Chandrasekaran (Tapestries of Hope)
Anand Chandrasekaran
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Summary: Anand Chandrasekaran, Producer of Tapestries of Hope, tells the tale of a small soap maker who realized that the gum they were giving away as a promotional item began to outshine their core product. The company
had to make a bold decision to focus on what's selling, rather than what they deemed their core competency, and the rest is entrepreneurial history. Chandrasekaran's lesson is that we should keep ourselves receptive to new ideas and new
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Dive Deeply into Problems and Solutions - Anand Chandrasekaran (Tapestries of Hope)
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Financial Support for the Arts - Michealene C. Risley, Anand Chandrasekaran (Tapestries of Hope)
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4/30/2008
Summary: We're living in the YouTube world, say documentary film Tapestries of Hope creators Michealene C. Risley and Anand Chandrasekaran. While the statistics are stacked against their film making money, these seasoned
cinematic entrepreneurs say still possible to find investors willing to support their core mission and bolster their passion. Watch More
Funding Artistic Activism - Michealene C. Risley, Anand Chandrasekaran (Tapestries of Hope)
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Summary: How do you raise awareness and still pay off investors? And how do you motivate your audience to action? These are the challenges of activists and documentary filmmakers Michealene C. Risley and Anand Chandrasekaran, and they talk
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