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Conversations | Meet ABI Business Caribbean Film Academy

Part of NYFA Arts Business Incubator’s first cohort, CaFA is increasing the visibility of Caribbean films and filmmakers in NYC and beyond. Established in 2012, Caribbean Film Academy (CaFA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and support of Caribbean filmmaking and filmmakers in the region and the Diaspora. CaFA’s work is focused on…

Meet ABI Business You and the Flying Squid

NYFA Arts Business Incubator (ABI) cohort member produces multicultural and customizable storybook apps that let children personalize the hero of their story. You and the Flying Squid is a family business that’s rooted in innovation. Co-founder Iván Cortázar teamed with his mother Sol Frías to create a series of children’s books inspired by his son and…

Meet ABI Business Blck Prism

Part of NYFA’s latest Arts Business Incubator (ABI) cohort, Blck Prism helps Black Millennials discover and invest in Black art. Blck Prism is a re-imagined gallery space focused on empowering Black art through digital means. Founders Andre and Tanayia Woolery curate art from Black artists that represent a connection to Black culture and identity. Through…

Arts Business Incubator Program Welcomes New Cohort

Program helps support promising arts business start-ups through education, mentorship, and funding. NYFA is pleased to announce the selection of the newest cohort for its Arts Business Incubator (ABI) Program, which provides NYC start-ups with intensive training in the fundamentals of starting and running an arts-based business, customized mentorship, and direct funding. The 18-month program…