Post Tagged with: "John S. and James L. Knight Foundation"

Watchup Raises $1 Million from Microsoft Ventures and Others
/ February 5, 2014 3:57 pm
Watchup Raises $1 Million from Microsoft Ventures and Others

TechCrunch reports that Watchup has raised $1 million from investors including Microsoft Ventures, StartX, the Knight Foundation, Campus Televideo founder Ned Lamont, TV news producer Tom Yellin, and angel investor Gerry McIntyre. Watchup works as a video news aggregator. It determines your favorite channels and delivers your everyday newscast based on your personalization. . Read More

KQED, Knight Foundation and PRX launch $2.5m media incubator
/ December 3, 2012 2:33 pm
KQED, Knight Foundation and PRX launch $2.5m media incubator

KQED, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Public Radio Exchange (PRX) have launched Matter Ventures, a new startup accelerator aiming to provide a needed boost to fledgling media entrepreneurs. . Read More

Innovation incubator Public Media Accelerator launches with $2.5 million
/ March 9, 2012 7:02 am
Innovation incubator Public Media Accelerator launches with $2.5 million

Public Media Accelerator, a $2.5 million incubator launched by Public Radio Exchange (PRX) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to spur innovation in public media, has been formed. Read More

SnagFilms confirms $7 million in equity, debt financing
/ January 30, 2012 12:27 pm
SnagFilms confirms $7 million in equity, debt financing

SnagFilms, the independent film service founded and chaired by Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, on Monday officially announced it has raised $7 million in new equity and debt financing. Read More

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