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MAY 31, 2017
Own the Morning: Why It's Important to Carve Out Time for Yourself Before You Check Your Email.
Entrepreneur Network partner Peter J. Voogd sits down with photographer, writer and entrepreneur Chase Jarvis to talk about sparking your own creativity to make great content, how Jarvis got his start, Jarvis' mistakes and more.

MAR 28, 2017
Livestream: Business Is An Adventure Seattle.
Our panel is Richard Branson, Chase Jarvis, Founder & CEO, CreativeLive; Nadia Shouraboura, Founder & CEO, Hointer; and Jonathan Sposato, Angel Investor and CEO, PicMonkey.

MAR 20, 2017
Digging into the brilliant model behind CreativeLive.
His name is Chase Jarvis and he’s the founder of CreativeLive, the world’s largest live-streaming education company.

OCT 26, 2016
How to stream a CreativeLive course each day for free.
You learn something new everyday, right?

APR 3, 2015
GeekWire: GeekWire 200 update.
Where Seattle VC firms are placing their bets.

NOV 18, 2014
Inc: How Selling Golf Balls Kindled Chase Jarvis's Entrepreneurial Fire.
The founder of CreativeLive dishes about how odd jobs prepared him for a creative career in entrepreneurship.

MAY 14, 2014
abc News: Online Classes Keep the Mind Sharp in Warm Weather.
From sports to technology to cooking, online classes are available in a variety of subjects.

APR 14, 2014
Online Education Startup CreativeLive Hands Over CEO Role to Founder Chase Jarvis.
“Founders are very powerful CEOs, and at this point Chase as a founder is a great thing to have,” Salmi said today.

MAR 27, 2014
Mashable: Creatives Are Unhappy With Their Jobs, But They're Still Working
The inaugural Creative Jobs Report, published Thursday, found that employees, especially between the ages of 18 and 34, are unsatisfied with current levels of creativity in the workplace.

MAR 27, 2014
Time: Here Is Exactly Why You Wish You Were Self-Employed
In 1952, as the age of the Organization Man dawned, Peter Drucker wrote an article in Fortune titled "How to Be an Employee."

DEC 13, 2013
fast-co: The Next Phase Of Online Education: 24/7 Digital Video Channels
Walk into CreativeLive's airy San Francisco studios and you could be forgiven for thinking you're in just another snazzy software startup office. That is, until ...

NOV 14, 2013
TechCrunch: Now With 2M Users, CreativeLive Lands $21.5M Led By Social+Capital To Bring Free, Live Courses To The World’s Entrepreneurs.
Beginning with the likes of Khan Academy and Coursera, over the last two years, a new kind of learning has begun to emerge on the Web, bringing with it the promise of affordable, quality education at scale.

NOV 14, 2013
All Things D: CreativeLive Raises $21.5M for Live Online Classes
CreativeLive, a site that produces and airs live continuing-education classes, has received a hefty Series B round of $21.5 million led by the Social+Capital Partnership

MAR 26, 2013
TechCrunch: CreativeLive Founder Chase Jarvis Talks Online Education, Entrepreneurship & Why His Startup Stands Out [TCTV]
CreativeLive wants to bring quality online classes and lectures to the masses, live and at an affordable price point.

MAR 22, 2013
All Things D: Former MTV Exec Mika Salmi Thinks Live Online Education Is the Next Big Thing (Video)
Longtime tech media executive Mika Salmi was trying to make a transition to something more meaningful ...

MAR 11, 2013
TechCrunch: CAA, William Morris, Kevin Rose & More Back Hot Online Classroom CreativeLive, Flickr Founder Joins Board
Today, as a result of its latest round, the startup announced that Flickr founder and Etsy chairwoman Caterina Fake would become the newest addition to CreativeLive board of directors.

MAR 10, 2013
NYTimes: Click for Career Enhancement
CreativeLive, and others have tapped into an audience of customers who are highly motivated to hone skills that might help enhance their careers.

FEB 27, 2013
PopPhoto: Chase Jarvis On How The Internet Is Changing The Way We Learn Photography
The creator of CreativeLive talks about how we're changing the way we learn

FEB 24, 2013
Mashable: Become a Graphics Pro for Free During Photoshop Week
Beginning Monday, CreativeLive will host a week full of 40 free online classes taught by professionals at the top of their fields.

OCT 09, 2012
TechCrunch: CreativeLive Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs
With the rise of massive online open course platforms (a.k.a. “MOOCs”) like Khan Academy and Coursera, a new model of online learning has emerged, promising quality, affordable education at scale.

Press Releases

SEPT 9, 2019

CreativeLive scores biggest enterprise deal to date with Bertelsmann
creativity is a critical, teachable skill that's radically transforming the global economy and powering the world’s most innovative companies

MAY 17, 2017

CreativeLive Raises $25 Million; Introduces Enterprise Offering
Red Bull joins roster of B2B clients including Adobe, Microsoft, GoPro, and others.

APR 3, 2017

Renowned Photographer Joe McNally Joins the CreativeLive Family for a Class on Light, Logistics and Longevity in Photography
McNally managed to make the transition from journalism to commercial work to portraits and back again over the span of an impressive 30-year career working for names like LIFE, National Geographic, Sports Illustrated and advertisers like FedEx, Nikon and Epson.

OCT 25, 2016

CreativeLive Launches Seamless Creative Education "Ecosystem" With New App for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
iPhone and iPad app also gives students a free lesson every day

JUN 13, 2013

CreativeLive Announces New San Francisco Studio and Blockbuster Business Lineup
CreativeLive launches its new San Francisco studios with "Secrets of Silicon Valley" featuring Reid Hoffman, Guy Kawasaki, Tim Ferriss and more

MAR 22, 2013

Photoshop Week Propels CreativeLive to Over 10MM Viewing Hours
Students from 178 countries tuned in for 460,000 viewing hours of free Photoshop instruction during the weeklong live event

MAR 10, 2013

Star-Studded Leaders In Entertainment and Tech Join Greylock To Complete $8 Million In Funding For CreativeLive
Creative Artists Agency, William Morris Endeavor, Tech Visionaries Kevin Rose and Michael Arrington, will help source and discover experts to lead live, interactive classes; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr and Chairwoman of Etsy, joins Board as independent Director

OCT 9, 2012

CreativeLive Closes $7.5 Million Series A Financing From Greylock Partners
CreativeLive closes $7.5 million Series A financing from Greylock Partners and appoints former president of Viacom digital Mika Salmi as CEO