Mapping of Nordic Creative and Cultural Industries
The creative and cultural industries (CCIs) have recently been debated widely, and access to finance has been at the forefront. This KreaNord report, created in 2012, maps the Nordic CCIs’ financial environment, and shows that the environment is facilitating the same access to corporate finance for CCIs as for other sectors. However, the supply of project finance requested by CCIs, is rare/non-existing, and mostly provided as debt. This report concludes the findings as market failure in supply of debt instruments for CCIs, and recommends a development process be initiated. Republished in 2015 following the end of KreaNord, the Nordic Council of Ministers’ initiative on cultural and creative industries (2008–2015).
Keywordseconomy; media; music; business; creative industries; computer games; justice; art and culture; european union; film and tv; Angel investor; Entrepreneurship; Financial institution; Nordic countries; Research and development; Sweden; Venture capital
PublisherNordic Council of Ministers
Publication date and place2015
Industry & industrial studies