The winners and finalists of the We Media PitchIt challenge gain access to an amazing group of commercial and social venture experts. Some of the mentors will serve as judges for the challenge, some will meet the day before for a coaching session with the finalists, most will attend and join the discussions at We Media NYC – and all of them have committed to providing one-on-one advice to the challenge winners.
The Knight News Challenge awards up to $5 million annually for innovative projects that use digital technology to transform the way communities send, receive and make use of news and information. The deadline for the next round of grants is Dec. 1, 2010. Learn more and apply at newschallenge.org.
SXSW Accelerator, part of the annual SXSW interactive conference, showcases new apps, products and services in front of a jury of industry experts, venture capitalists and a live audience. Info and application at SXSWi.