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Michael Jacobsen is an Australian-born entrepreneur and businessman, now based in Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from UTS in Sydney, a financial Diploma from the Australian Securities Institute and is a former Justice of the Peace.
He is an entertainment producer, business consultant and business mentor to start ups and growth businesses, predominantly in the UK and European ... Read more on Michael Jacobsen
"Anyone contemplating a fresh business opportunity, or who is already involved in a successful enterprise, will benefit from reading this excellent 220-page paperback." - Business Money magazine
"Michael Jacobsen's book is packed with practical advice and addresses - everything a creative sector entrepreneur needs to know to run and grow their business successfully. Highly recommended!" - Luka Blackman-Gibbs, NACUE Create manager
"The Business of Creativity is a must-read for any aspiring creative or digital media entrepreneur. It is a practical resource encapsulating years of experience which I thoroughly recommend to you if you want to run a business in these sectors." - Jon Bradford, managing director, TechStars
"A great guide for anyone thinking about embarking on their entrepreneurial journey, the lessons and examples here are valuable to creative and non-creative propositions alike. If you're considering starting a business, or if you're already in the middle of doing it, you should read Michael Jacobsen's book before you make your next decision!" - Andrew Humphries, Founder, The Bakery London and UKTI Dealmaker
"With The Business of Creativity Michael has produced a brilliant overview of all of the issues around building a successful enterprise in the creative sectors. With practical resources, interesting case studies and real-life advice, this book should be a must read for creative, media and digital media entrepreneurs." - Ian Merricks, managing partner, White Horse Capital LLP
"Michael Jacobsen is a creative entrepreneur who has been there and done it. He knows what it takes to make it in this sector and in this insightful guide he draws on the benefit of his experience to point aspiring creatives in the right direction. I recommend it." - Doug Richard, founder, School for Creative Startups
"As a serial entrepreneur, Michael delivers a refreshingly creative and practical take on the essentials of starting and running a business." - Guy Rigby, entrepreneur, business enthusiast and author of 'From Vision to Exit: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Building and Selling a Business'
"The market is saturated with books giving advice to prospective entrepreneurs whereas The Business of Creativity is probably unique in targeting the creative sector. I know Michael, his success speaks for itself, and his voice is so clearly heard throughout this book. Amazingly he has produced a working tool for creatives intending to build a business but equally cleverly his advice applies to all who want the inside know how on how this can be successfully achieved." - Michael Vine, Founder, Objective Productions and manager, Derren Brown
"Michael Jacobsen is a great entrepreneur and has made a substantial contribution to the British creative sector. The Business of Creativity shows his commitment to nurturing and mentoring entrepreneurs, and provides very valuable and wise counsel to those in the creative sector. Given the highly valuable experience and advice it combines, I thoroughly recommend it as essential reading and a must-have resource." - Eric Woollard White, board member, Peter Jones Foundation and founder, Thirty7 Productions
"This book is a must read for every creative industry entrepreneur, or any entrepreneur for that matter. Michael delivers several lifetimes worth of business experience in a very accessible, straight to the point way. Read and succeed." - Eric Woollard-White, entrepreneur, producer, investor and trustee of the Peter Jones Foundation
Book launch, The British Library
The official launch of Michael Jacobsen's book at The British Library, July 18th 2013Read more
From Broadway to publishing, Michael Jacobsen ? the Australian entrepreneur who brought Dirty Dancing to the West End stage ? is a highly prolific individual.
Anyone expecting his book to be all taps ...