9 excerpts on the topic “Investment”
[…] RM
We also wanted to strategically question, but also perfect, a financial model that would allow and support the work to take place in another way. So by owning the economy of the work (editor’s note: InOtherWords), we can start to generate opportunities for ourselves, and we don’t have to be the victims of budget issues, which are very passive when you’re a designer relying on commissions. We can start to be a bit more entrepreneurial, which is useful. […]
Services Généraux
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To create a studio such as SG you need no investment other than time (…) As for us, when we were approached we had the impression that someone was coming to reap the benefits of the three years we had spent working our asses off. […]
Services Généraux
[…] If we were ever asked to participate in a creative project with a creative and financial investment, if it was attractive enough I think we would do it. Helping people get started is a good thing. If the possibility presents itself, why not. […]
[…] Now if someone wants to invest in our company, in our talent, if we retain 100 %creative say‑so, we can always sit down and talk. If it’s in terms of administrative duties or other things of that nature, why not, some are very talented and it could be very profitable for us. But control over the creative process and decision‑making comes first. […]
Yorgo Tloupas
[…] I was talking about this with a friend the other day who told me that Tom Dixon lost control of his furniture company after he brought investors onboard. The idea, for me, is to keep control of my businesses. Which is why I created a holding company. […]
Yorgo Tloupas
[…] In our business there’s no reason not to adopt forms of equity payment or royalties. […]
Mirko Borsche
[…] Now we own our space. That was the decision we made, as an office, to be free from any money issues, to have a warm space, and to work. These things are definitely strategic, keeping us a bit more free. Obviously we all need money, but we don’t need that much money anymore, because our rent was 6000 euros before and it was a very small space, like 180 square meters… […]
Mirko Borsche
[…] It used to be the same here. They wanted to buy my office for ages, but we never sold it. Now it turns out that we have better clients and better connections than they would ever have. […]
Stephanie D’heygere
[…] In terms of business, my dream model is COMME des GARÇONS. I love that brand. They don’t do a lot of accessories, but they still have beautiful leather goods and they also invested in young brands, especially through their concept‑stores. […]

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