I recently saw a story where 18 student teams from Harvard University were competing for a prize in "cultural entrepreneurship". Not being familiar with the term "cultural entrepreneurship", I googled it.
This article from Stanford Social Innovation Review “Social or Cultural Entrepreneurship: An Argument for a New Distinction” provides some thoughts on a definition. This story in Cultural Entrepreneurs provides a nice history of the efforts to define the term. I like the following definition from the article:
"a business arising from an existing creative practice .... to create the infrastructure and environment for new creative businesses in the fields of Computing, Design, Fashion, Media and Communications, Music or Theatre and Performance"
Given that I question the need for a definition of "social entrepreneurship", it should not come as a surprise that I also question the need for "cultural entrepreneurship". Next perhaps we will have sports entrepreneurship or ceviche entrepreneurship.
"Ceviche entrepreneurship" is practiced by the indigenous in Peru to perpetuate .........