However, this does not mean that the cultural and creative industries are neglected. Far from it. Some actors from this sector first found the courage to apply for campaign funding after getting advice from the Team of Excellence for the Cultural and Creative Industries.
One example is the Munich jazz duo Elwood&Reßle, who perform striking, virtuoso songs and improvisations.
Artists often turn to crowdfunding to raise money to record their own compositions in a studio.
The other two artists at the celebratory event – Christin Henkel with fleet-footed, razor-sharp chansons and the band SiEA, who closed the party with their wild blend of styles – used crowdfunding and the accompanying support to finance their first albums.