Public Media Accelerator is targeted at strategic innovation, identifying and accelerating ideas with the potential to transform the field.
Modeled on mentorship-driven technology startup accelerators, the Public Media Accelerator will invest in both nonprofit and for-profit ventures building apps, services and media products.
Successful projects will be showcased to additional funders and investors, and receive support through a partner, mentor and sponsor network.
Public Radio Exchange is launching the Public Media Accelerator with a $2.5M investment from the Knight Foundation.
|Mar 6, 2013||TechCrunch - Matter, A For-Profit Media Accelerator Backed By KQED, Knight And PRX, Debuts First Class|
|Dec 6, 2012||The Next Web - Meet Matter, a New Accelerator for Media Startups|
|Dec 3, 2012||Xconomy - Matter Ventures Aims To Launch “The Next Great Media Institutions”|
|Mar 8, 2012||TechCrunch - Public Media Gets Its Own Accelerator, Led By Corey Ford From Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors|
|Dec 12, 2011||YourStory News - Public Media Accelerator - Seeking entrepreneurs changing media for good|
|Dec 9, 2011||Gigaom - New Funding For 'Storytelling' Startups|
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