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Working in partnership with the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, YesPleaseMore aims to provide an economic development platform that gives participating creatives funding for new innovations, the opportunity to sell their wares, and a nurturing environment for creative entrepreneurial culture and reported by trendspotter Springwise.

Its pop-up souvenir shop in a vacant retail space within the Denver Pavilions, for example, features goods exclusively designed in Colorado by local craftspeople, including furniture, paper goods, clothing, jewelry, prints and art.

A full 70 percent of sales at the store directly benefits local creatives, while 20 percent goes to YesPleaseMore operations and 10 percent funds programs and the group’s USD 500 starter grants, which are awarded to applicants whose projects get the most public votes.

Photo by westword.com.

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Originally posted by Rich Whittle on January 4, 2011 in Featured.


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