IJNet Arabic Launches MENA Mentor Center

Digital entrepreneurs in the MENA region are invited to apply for IJNet Arabic's fifth annual Mentoring Center for MENA media entrepreneurs. During the program, IJNet mentors work closely with their mentees to establish business and media plans, implementing strategies and guiding them by evaluating and studying each project's needs. Mentees will be trained in written and visual content as well as digital marketing, social media and other key aspects of media entrepreneurship. Participants will also study the media industry in their own countries and learn strategies to keep their startups competitive.

Source: IJNet

Posted on: May 17, 2018

Global Media Startup Competition Launches

The Startups for News competition is now open for startups with innovative products and services that could help media organizations work more efficiently. Applications for the program, organized by the Global Editors Network in partnership with Journalism.co.uk, are open until January 1, 2018, after which the international jury will select 16 startups to participate in online pitch battles. Eight finalists will be selected to pitch on stage in front of around 750 media leaders at the GEN Summit in Lisbon, where the winner of the competition will be chosen.

Source: Journalism.co.uk

Posted on: November 8, 2017

INN Starts Backing Nonprofit News Startups

After a 19-month wait to secure its own 501(c)3 status, the Investigative News Network (INN) has started to sponsor nonprofit news projects. “Fiscal sponsorship allows these early-stage nonprofits to accept donations from philanthropists and foundations, allows INN to provide rigorous financial oversight,” says INN’s Kevin Davis. “With this support, new nonprofit projects can increase their chance of long-term success.”

Source: NetNewsCheck

Posted on: May 28, 2013