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Miami, USA
200 South Biscayne Boulevard
Suite 3300
Miami, FL, 33131


Board Member
National Program director


Versa 1/2014
OpenNews 10/2013
Upworthy 9/2013
Videolicious 8/2013
Guide 7/2013
Sunlight Foundation 6/2013 6/2013
CrowdMed 6/2013
Versa 4/2013
Mic Network 3/2013
Guide 2/2013
Watchup 11/2012
Perfect Audience 10/2012
Captricity 9/2012
Mapbox 9/2012
Behavio 6/2012
SnipSnap 5/2012
Amara 5/2012
SnagFilms 1/2012
Localocracy 2/2011
Jumo 11/2010
OwnLocal 6/2010
Ushahidi 8/2009
PlaceBlogger 5/2007


Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

Recent Milestones



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  1. With New Funding From Omidyar, Versa Launches Its Network For Sponsored Op-Eds ( [edit]
  2. Knight-Mozilla effort to foster newsroom innovation with $4 million in new funding ( [edit]
  3. Video Site Upworthy Closes $8M Round, Will Build Revenue Through Sponsored Content ( [edit]
  4. Videolicious Raises $2.25 Million From Washington Post Company,, And The Knight Foundation ( [edit]
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  6. Sunlight Foundation: Open government data made useful ( [edit]
  7. to expand scope with $175K grant from Knight Foundation ( [edit]
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  9. ElectNext Raises $1.3M To Provide Contextual Political Data To News Sites ( [edit]
  10. Betting That Millennials Want Substantive News And Commentary, PolicyMic Raises $3M ( [edit]
  11. Guide Raises $1M In Seed Funding To Replace TV News With Feeds And Virtual Anchors ( [edit]
  12. Tablet Video Startup Watchup Raises $500K From Knight Foundation, News Vets, Others ( [edit]
  13. Y Combinator-Backed Perfect Audience Makes Facebook Retargeting Easy (Even For Tech Bloggers), Raises $1.1M ( [edit]
  14. Captricity Raises Investment from Knight Foundation Enterprise Fund ( [edit]
  15. MapBox, A Contributor To OpenStreetMap, Gets $575K From The Knight Foundation ( [edit]
  16. Six media innovation ventures awarded more than $1.37 million as winners of Knight News Challenge on Networks ( [edit]
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  18. Mozilla & Knight Foundation Invest $1M In Crowdsourced Translation Startup Amara ( [edit]
  19. SnagFilms Closes $7M Equity and Debt Financing ( [edit]
  20. Localocracy Raises $150k from Knight Foundation ( [edit]
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  22. YComb's Seeing Interactive Raises Seed Round From Baseline, Buchheit, Schachter, and Lerer Ventures ( [edit]
  23. Knight Foundation Grant ( [edit]
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  25. Umbel Gets Strategic Investment From Knight Foundation To Change The Way Online Audiences Are Measured ( [edit]
    Knight Foundation Awards Over $3.2 Million to Startups ( [edit]
    Knight Foundation awards $620k to OpenPlans for city planning engagement tool ( [edit]
    Knight Foundation Awards $2.2M to Health-Focused Big Data Projects ( [edit]
    Knight Foundation Awards $3.3 Million for Community Media, Information Projects ( [edit]
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