Mark your calendar and plan to be there: The annual We Media innovation conference will be April 18 at USAToday / Gannett in McLean, Virginia. We’ll be sending invitations and registration details soon. Contact us now if you’d like to participate as a sponsor.
Once again, We Media is designing new space. There’s the physical space of weSpace, the co-working hub we’re launching for entrepreneurs and digital creatives. There’s the social space where we connect innovators through technology, collaboration and creativity. And there’s the space between the ears where we consider our place in a shape-shifting world.
Just in time for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a new iPad App explores the past, present and future of the World Trade Center. For story-tellers and publishers, the app also explores new territory and a new template for digital books – in this case, a collection of stories told mainly through video.
Ben Sacks has a big idea, $25,000 to spend on it and a strong network of advisers. But he’s still searching for the right web developer. Does the “do good” tone to Ben’s business make it unattractive to coders? Or has Ben simply stumbled into a startup challenge that every good founder needs to solve?